35 episodes

Welcome to Northern Exposure, a guide to Canadian Physician Careers. Our goal is to help inform the decision of life after medical school, through the stories of physicians who have walked this path before us.

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Welcome to Northern Exposure, a guide to Canadian Physician Careers. Our goal is to help inform the decision of life after medical school, through the stories of physicians who have walked this path before us.

    34. Academic Medical Genetics - Dr. Patrick Frosk

    34. Academic Medical Genetics - Dr. Patrick Frosk

    Dr. Frosk is a medical geneticist and Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. He completed a PhD in biochemistry and medical genetics at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Frosk then moved to Calgary for medical school and a part-time postdoctoral fellowship in medical genetics at the University of Calgary. He completed residency at the University of Manitoba in Medical Genetics and Genomics. He is active in research with grants to investigate the pathophysiology of the Cree PRUNE1 neurodevelopmental disorder, the pathophysiology of the Mennonite GLX5 founder mutation, and unplanned pregnancy loss.

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    • 48 min
    33. Academic Anesthesiology - Dr. Lisa Bahrey

    33. Academic Anesthesiology - Dr. Lisa Bahrey

    Dr. Lisa Bahrey is an Associate Professor and Staff Cardiovascular Anesthesiologist and Intensivist at the Toronto General Hospital and is the current Postgraduate Program Director for the Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto (UofT). She completed medical school at McMaster University, Anesthesia residency at UofT, and fellowship training in Cardiovascular Anesthesia and Transesophageal Echocardiography at the Toronto General Hospital. Dr. Bahrey is a leader in medical education: she completed the Stepping Stones Educator Program and graduated from the Education Scholar’s Program at UofT’s Center for Faculty Development. Dr. Bahrey has held numerous academic roles in Medical Education throughout her career, was a member of the Examination Board for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Anesthesia for 6 years and is currently a Surveyor for the Royal College Accreditation Committee.

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    • 50 min
    32. Academic Emergency Medicine - Dr. Catherine Patocka

    32. Academic Emergency Medicine - Dr. Catherine Patocka

    Dr. Catherine Patocka is an emergency physician in Calgary, and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. She completed her BSc Honours in pharmacology at the University of Alberta, followed by medical school and 5-year Royal College residency in emergency medicine at McGill University. She is the Program Director of the emergency medicine specialty residency training program at the University of Calgary and is actively involved in medical education research. She completed her Masters in health profession education at Maastricht University examining the impact of spaced learning on long-term retention of pediatric resuscitation skills. Beyond her research interests, she is broadly engaged in the emergency medicine community locally, nationally (where she is a board member and treasurer of the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians) and internationally (as a task force member for the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation [ILCOR])

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    • 45 min
    31. Academic Public Health and Preventative Medicine - Dr. Onye Nnorom

    31. Academic Public Health and Preventative Medicine - Dr. Onye Nnorom

    Dr. Onye Nnorom is a Family Doctor and a Public Health & Preventive Medicine specialist. She is the Associate Program Director of the Public Health & Preventive Medicine Residency Program at the University of Toronto, and is the Black Health Theme Lead for the Faculty of Medicine there. Dr. Nnorom completed her medical degree at McGill University, followed by her Masters of Public Health (Epidemiology) and residency training at the University of Toronto. Being of Nigerian and Trinidadian heritage, she is particularly interested in Black community health and wellness, and racism as a social determinant of health. Dr. Nnorom is the President of the Black Physicians' Association of Ontario, a clinical consultant for the Nicotine Dependence Clinic at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and the host of the podcast Race, Health & Happiness.

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    • 36 min
    30. Academic Stroke Neurology - Dr. Thalia Field

    30. Academic Stroke Neurology - Dr. Thalia Field

    Dr. Thalia Field is a Stroke Neurologist at Vancouver Coastal Health and Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia. She completed medical school at Dalhousie University followed by residency training in adult neurology at the University of British Columbia; fellowships in Stroke, Vascular Neurology, and Clinical trials at UBC and the University of Calgary; and a Master’s of Health Science in Clinical Epidemiology from UBC. As a clinician-researcher, she is the principal investigator on several clinical trials including the Study of Rivaroxaban for CeREbral venous Thrombosis (SECRET). She is also a leader in education—developing the postgraduate stroke fellowship at the Vancouver Stroke Program and currently serving as its program director.

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    • 35 min
    29. Community Diagnostic Radiology - Dr. Neil Isaac

    29. Community Diagnostic Radiology - Dr. Neil Isaac

    Dr. Neil Isaac is a Staff Radiologist and the Division Head of Cardiac Imaging at North York General Hospital, as well as the President of York Radiology Consultants. He completed medical school and Diagnostic Radiology residency at Dalhousie University, followed by a fellowship in Cardiovascular Imaging at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Isaac works to increase the representation of Black students in medicine through his role with the Black Physicians' Association of Ontario, and participation on the Anti-Black Racism Committee at North York General Hospital. He is an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Toronto and serves in a number of other leadership roles at North York General and the Ontario Medical Association.

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    • 33 min

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