December 18, 2019
Attention: Tyler Shandro, Alberta Minister of Health
Dear Minister Shandro,
I’ve writing to you today from my vantage point as a 15-year veteran of emergency medicine at Alberta Children’s Hospital.
When you were sworn in last spring as the new Minister of Health for Alberta, I was optimistic that this challenging and complex portfolio would be handled with skill and sensitivity.
You are an accomplished lawyer, not a physician. But you are the scion of a medical family: I knew you would be endowed with insights beyond those displayed by many of your predecessors.
Hence I was dismayed by your ministry’s sudden broadside against doctors. Read the rest of this entry »