A few years ago, I was asked this question by someone at a talk I was giving about the mental health impact on youth with a serious chronic illness: “Who is the quarterback of each person’s health care?…Should someone be in charge, connecting all the dots…” The answer to this question is The Patient’s Medical…
My clinical work is in child psychiatry with adolescents and young adults.
From the organizations I have served, and from my colleagues and patients, I have learned a great deal about medical systems in my province, in Canada and around the world. My blog and speaking engagements focus on youth mental health, health care and gender issues.
I am also a wife, a mother and a friend. My husband, my children, and my friends, as well as my patients and their families, are one source of inspiration, but you are another! Thank you for visiting, and please, keep commenting.