New publications for December 5, 2022


Today, we published four new articles.


In Reflections on addressing antisemitism in a Canadian faculty of medicine, Ayelet Kuper wrote of her personal experiences with discrimination and antisemitism at a Canadian Institution. Kuper encouraged readers to stand with Jewish learners, staff, and faculty in fighting antisemitism as it resurfaces in Canadian health professions education institutions.

From mentee to mentor: reflections on a pre-medical student mentorship program for underrepresented groups in medicine by Zhou and team commented on the need to increase enrollment of underrepresented groups in medicine to improve diversity among Canadian medical students. They used reflections of a past mentee and current mentor in a mentorship program to identify ways to reduce barriers to admission and increase diversity among medical students.

Christine Miller’s article, Hometown medicine: a northern experience detailed her journey in family medicine residency which took place in northern Canada. Miller described the rotation and life experiences that are unique to medicine in northern Canada.


Smith’s image, Bearer of bad news, used digital art to juxtapose the burden of giving patients bad news with the privilege of being there for them in those moments of vulnerability.