Today I am officially done grad school. After my defense my thesis was accepted as is – a rare honour for my program – and all i have left to do is submit the paperwork and then graduate in November! It’s been a looooong process, but I am so proud of the work I did. I’ll tell you all more about it in the upcoming days, but today I am basking in the glory of reaching the finish line.
In working in healthcare, I’ve witnessed the systemic issues that work against you when you’re a patient. I’ve been frustrated by how little movement, if any, has been made to improve these issues since I came into the field 5 years ago. But slowly, as the months have gone by, I’ve acclimatized to the system.Read More »
As one typically does at the end of a year, I’ve been thinking back over 2014 and reflecting on some of my highlights. 2014 was a pretty good year as far as they go, and I want remember the highlights as the years go by. So here’s a bit of a recap.Read More »
If you’ve spent much time around Alex Jadad, you know that one of his favourite questions to ask people is “What is your verb?” I’ve heard him ask this question many times, and often witnessed the recipient’s expression quickly fade from a smile to deer-in-the-headlights. I don’t think he means to cause panic or anxiety. Read More »