Category: Division in the News

Dr. David Backstein in the Toronto Star: Revolutionizing Knee Replacement Surgery

What Dr. Urbach discovered, along with fellow group leader and orthopedic surgeon Dr. David Backstein and their team, was that joint replacement surgeries were the...
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Dr. Daniel Pincus on CBC: Earlier Repairs for Broken Hips Aim to Save Lives

Broken hips are the most common reason for urgent surgery in Canada, but only one-third of patients in Ontario receive surgery within what researchers call the...
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Time’s Up for Sexual Harassment in Medicine, Says Lancet Editorial

by Kas Roussy, CBC News https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/sexual-harassment-academia-engineering-medicine-nasem-health-1.4728855   A career in medicine can be gruelling, and harassment is making the job even tougher for women, says...
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Dr. Nousiainen’s Podcast on “Cutting Edge Surgical Training: Orthopaedic CBME” (KeyLIME)

Dr. Markku Nousiainen, our Program Director, was recently a guest speaker on Key Literature in Medical Education (KeyLIME), a Royal College continuing education initiative.  ...
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Dr. Amir Khoshbin in the Toronto Star: New Hip Replacement Technique

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgy4Xl4h2S4 Unlike more traditional hip replacements, with incisions to reach the joint through either a patient’s side or back, Dr. Amir Khoshbin is performing the...
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Dr. David Backstein in The Toronto Star: Same Day Knee Replacement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxmMMS7pSwg   Hospital stays have been getting shorter over time because of advances in surgical techniques and anesthesia. Just a decade ago, knee-replacement surgery would...
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