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Specialty Matters | Ce qui compte en médecine

Specialty Matters/Ce qui compte en médecine is a podcast that connects and unites Royal College Fellows from all practice environments. Through authentic dialogue, the conversations aim to support continuing professional development for CanMEDS roles outside the medical expert role, utilizing a humanities-based approach. Tune-in to explore a spectrum of perspectives, innovative concepts, and actionable insights that resonate across specialties. Earn MOC credits under Section 2 for each episode.  

Questions or suggestions for the podcast?  Contact the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada at The opinions and views expressed by the guests on this podcast are solely their own and do not necessarily represent those of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

This podcast originates from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The Royal College offices are located on the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinabe People.


Ce qui compte en médecine/Specialty Matters est un balado qui réunisse des membres du Collège royal de tous les horizons. Ces rencontres donnent lieu à des dialogues authentiques, qui visent à cultiver le développement professionnel continu des rôles CanMEDS autres que celui d’expert médical, à l’aide d’une approche ancrée dans les sciences humaines. Venez explorer divers points de vue, des concepts novateurs et des idées concrètes qui s’appliquent à tout l’éventail des spécialités. Chaque épisode vous permet d’obtenir des crédits de la section 2 du programme de MDC.

Vous avez des questions ou des suggestions? Communiquez avec le Collège royal des médecins et chirurgiens du Canada à Les opinions et points de vue exprimés par les invité(e)s de ce balado sont uniquement les leurs et ne représentent pas nécessairement ceux du Collège royal des médecins et chirurgiens du Canada

Ce balado est produit par le Collège royal des médecins et chirurgiens du Canada. Les bureaux du Collège royal se trouvent sur le territoire traditionnel non cédé du peuple algonquin anichinabé.


Jun 20, 2023

June is National Indigenous History Month. It’s a time to celebrate and recognize the rich history, heritage, resilience, and diversity of Indigenous Peoples. And it’s a time to reflect on your practice and how you engage with and support your Indigenous patients and colleagues.
If we, as medical specialists,...

Apr 21, 2023

How we treat Mother Earth today impacts the health of our future population. Let’s take time to reflect on how a collective view of one health, along with a few simple principles, can kickstart happier medical specialists… leading to happier and healthier patients.

Join Sarah Funnell, MD, FRCPC as she encourages...

Mar 31, 2023

Delivering patient-centered care for Canada’s diverse population requires inclusive practices and inclusive learning spaces. This country’s unique cultures and identities should be reflected in clinical and educational spaces.

Umberin Najeeb MD, FRCPC unpacks simple ways to encourage all medical learners, staff, and...

Mar 6, 2023

“We must open the doors and we must see to it they remain open so that others can pass through.” – Rosemary Brown 

Join host Guylaine Lefebvre, MD, FRCSC, as she explores gender equity versus equality in medicine with her two friends, colleagues and mentors: Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, FRCSC and Modupe...

Jan 31, 2023

Stumble… make mistakes… fall… but don’t give up. Words of encouragement from this month’s guest, Aimée Bouka, MD, CCFP. 

Dr. Bouka reflects on the anti-oppression landscape in the Canadian medical system. She shares insight into the relatively new involvement and desire (at the institutional level) to...