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Small Changes Big Impact

Author: University of Toronto - Department of Family & Community Medicine

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Small Changes Big Impact explores the challenges, process and impact of change that drives family medicine. Through honest conversations with family doctors, you will hear stories of how they were inspired to make a change and what they learned along the way. Listen, and be inspired by how family doctors and other primary care providers are having an impact and changing our world, one small change at a time. For family physician listeners, remember you can get up to 5 credits by completing a “linking learning to practice” activity. www.cfpc.ca
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In our season finale of Small Changes, Big Impact, we have Dr. Nadia Alam, a family doctor and anesthetist in Georgetown, Ontario, and the past president of the Ontario Medical Association. In this episode, she talks about her family, and shares stories of the work she's doing in her local community to help her patients and other allied health providers during COVID-19.Recorded April 29, 2020.
This week, we have Dr. Gray Moonen, a resident physician at Toronto Western Family Health Team in the Department of Family Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. He discusses how he started the social media campaign #FacesFightingCOVID and his experience as a resident during the pandemic.Recorded April 20.
In studio today, we have Dr. Onye Nnorom. She's the new lead for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. She is the Black health theme lead for the University of Toronto medical school, family doctor and public health specialist, and assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. Today's episode focuses on inclusion and authenticity. This episode was recorded on March 9, 2020, but its release was delayed due to the COVID lockdown. 
This week, we have Dr. Allan Grill's second appearance on our podcast, who spoke about longterm care and leadership during COVID-19. Dr. Grill is the lead physician at the Markham Family Health Team and Chief of Family Medicine at Markham Stouffville Hospital. 
In studio today, we have Dr. Ali Damji, a family physician at Credit Valley Family Health Team, assistant professor at the Department of Family Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. He works in many roles and wears many hats - including office based care, palliative care, home based care, addictions and is the QI program director at his site. Today, he speaks about transitioning to virtual care during COVID-19 and the idea of the patient-centered medical home.
In studio today, we have Dr. Praseedha Janakiram. She is a family physician at Women's College Hospital, the program director for the Enhanced Skills Program for global health and vulnerable populations. She works at the Crossroads Refugee Clinic. She is the faculty lead for the Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration and an assistant professor in the Department of Family Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Today, she talks about COVID-19 in the context of global health and vulnerable populations through all of her different roles.
In studio today, we have Dr. Nikolina Mizdrak, a family physician at the Toronto Western Family Health Team, a physician member of the negotiating team for the OMA since 2017, and an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Today's episode focuses on the art of negotiation and important role the OMA plays in providing care to all patients. 
In studio today, we have Dr. Camille Lemieux, Chief of Family Medicine at UHN. Today's episode focuses on her leadership roles during COVID-19 and how small structural changes can impact your patient population. 
In studio today, we have Dr. Julia Alleyne, the associate program director of the Academic Fellowship and Graduate Studies program at the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine. Today, we discussed the importance of wellness and resilience in keeping people healthy.Visit https://www.wellsense.net/Recorded April 2, 2020.
In studio today, we have Dr. Ruby Alvi, the undergraduate site director at Trillium Health Partners - Mississauga site, and the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine's pre-clerkship director. Today, we're having a candid COVID conversation.Recorded April 1, 2020.
In studio today, we have Allyson Merbaum, community family physician at North York General Hospital, post-grad site director and assistant professor at the University of Toronto and the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Today's episode focuses on addressing challenges in community family medicine, and supporting our residents. Recorded April 30, 2020.
With the pandemic of COVID-19 spreading everywhere around the world right now, there's a lot of fear, frustration, and anxiety. On the flip side, there's a lot of innovation, connectedness in novel ways and reflection going on. In the spirit of physically distancing ourselves and innovating, we've decided to continue our podcast through Zoom. Today, we interviewed Ross Upshur, and discussed hot topics in COVID-19. Recorded on March 25, 2020.Additional links (provided by guest speaker):Very clear explanation of the effect of distancing and other measures on spread of virus - https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-the-hammer-and-the-dance-be9337092b56Cool visualization and explanation of pandemics - https://www.visualcapitalist.com/history-of-pandemics-deadliest/  MPH FCM Advanced standing -  http://www.dlsph.utoronto.ca/program/mph-family-and-community-medicine-advanced-standing/MPH - https://dfcm.utoronto.ca/mph-fcm
In studio today, we have James Owen. He's a family doctor at St. Michael's Hospital. He is the LGBTQ2S Health Education Lead and the Course Director for Complexity and Chronicity in the MD Program at the University of Toronto. He's also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Today's episode focuses on providing care to specific communities, including LGBTQ2S folks and those living with HIV. 
In studio today, we have Diana Toubassi, family physician at Toronto Western Hospital and assistant professor at the University of Toronto. Today's episode focuses on the importance of finding time to recharge your soul and empathy as a transformative experience.
In studio today, we have Danielle Martin, family doctor and chief medical executive at Women's College Hospital. She's also an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Today's episode focuses on advocating for a better health system.
In studio today, we have Nadine Laraya, community family physician in West Toronto affiliated with St. Joseph's Health Centre, a community family medicine liaison to St. Joseph's Centre and a lecturer at the university of Toronto. Today's episode focuses on the importance of pacing oneself and creating space to improve personal and professional care. 
In studio today, we have Allan Grill, family physician and chief of family medicine at Markham Stouffville Hospital, physician advisor for the College of Family Physicians of Canada and associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Today's episode focuses on leadership transparency and the approach to feedback.
In studio today, we have Michael Kidd, family doctor and head of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, and director of the World Health Organization Centre for Family Medicine and Primary Care. Today's episode focuses on what you can do to change the world. 
In studio today, we have Jeff Kwong, family doctor at Toronto Western Hospital, and a senior scientist at ICES and at Public Health Ontario. He's also professor at the Department of Family and Community Medicine and cross appointed at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Today's episode focuses on using what we know about influenza to put the novel coronavirus into perspective. Contact Public Health Ontario:Head Office480 University Avenue, Suite 300Toronto ON M5G 1V2 Tel.: 647-260-7100Toll Free: 1-877-543-8931communications@oahpp.caLaboratory ServicesTel.: 416-235-6556Toll Free: 1-877-604-4567customerservicecentre@oahpp.ca
In studio today, we have Mahan Kulasegaram, an assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. He works as a scientist at the Wilson Centre, the MD program and the Office of Education Scholarship. Today's episode focuses on the importance of learning in an educational institution. 
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