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Fall 2019 (Volume 29, Number 3)

Update From Nova Scotia

By Dr. Volodko Bakowsky

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Dr. Trudy Taylor stepped down after more than five years as our post-graduate residency program director, after having steered the program through a successful Royal College accreditation. Dr. Elana Murphy has ably taken over the new role. Under her stewardship, we are navigating knee-deep through entrustable professional activities (EPAs) and the other changes required of us by Competency by Design (CBD). Any perturbations to our training program from this process are being buffered by the two new outstanding residents who started our program in July, Drs. Alex Legge and Julie Mongeau.

Dr. Janet Roberts has taken a full-time position with us as of last August. She is originally from the east coast and has returned after training in Edmonton. She has been a delightful addition to our division.

We have a need for more rheumatologists working in the community. Please feel free to contact me if you are interested.

Our summer was late arriving, but has been fabulous since. People were out enjoying sunshine, beaches and cool ocean swims.

Enjoy the fall!

New Dalhousie Residents: Dr. Julie Mongeau (left) and Dr. Alex Legge (right).

Dr. Janet Roberts at The Arthritis Centre of Nova Scotia.

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