About the Blog

During his presidency, Dr Joshua Greggain will be writing about his experiences and thoughts.

Rally on the front lawn of the legislature
June 9, 2022

There has been a lot going on within our profession and around the world, issues that affect us, our loved ones, our patients, and our communities. In my outreach with members throughout the province, I have heard many firsthand accounts of the difficulties and moral distress they continue to...

Family doctors holistically know their patients best
May 16, 2022

What is the value of a family doctor? Allow me to share a bit of my own perspective. My family doctor is someone who took care of me from birth and helped bring my own children into the world. The one who knows me through and through, advocates fearlessly for my healthcare needs. The one who...

Mother holding her two children
May 3, 2022

May 7th is a special day for me. Not only is it my firstborn’s birthday, it is also National Child and Youth Mental Health Day. Embedded in this day is a constant self-reminder about why I am so deeply committed to the well-being of children – because they are our future and their well-being...

Woman and child hiking in the forest
April 20, 2022

On April 22, people around the world will come together to celebrate Earth Day – an annual event aimed at educating people about environmental issues affecting our planet and, more recently, protesting climate change and global warming. And while we have come a long way in the 50 years since the...

Dr Ramneek Dosanjh and colleagues
April 4, 2022

One of the most vital needs as human beings is connection, but during the pandemic our ability to connect in-person was drastically limited. Now, after two long years of virtual meetings, there has never been a more important time to gather and to connect socially, especially as we move towards...