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2016 FACULTY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
OCTOBER 15TH, 2016 - PIER 21, HALIFAX
Dr. Fred Burge, Inaugural Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award
Nova Scotia College of Family Physicians honors leaders in family medicine
Dr. Stewart Cameron Received Award of Excellence in Teaching
Medical Education Award of Excellence
Saint John resident wins national award for research
Dr. Kyle McGivery
In‑home nursing care for the dying reduces overall health costs: Multi‑province study
Dr. Fred Burge, Department of Family Medicine, says study reveals home-based palliative care meets patient preferences. (Danny Abriel photo)
MAAP‑NS Study Awarded Funding
MAAP-NS is awarded funding through CIHR to foster knowledge translation and dissemination activities
Care By Design Team featured in October 2015 edition of Doctors NS Magazine
Featured in the October 2015 edition of Doctors NS Magazine
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In Memorium - Dr. Carlyle Phillips
Dr. Carlyle Phillips passed away on August 6, 2016 in his home in Halifax. Dr. Phillips gratuated with his degree in medicine from Dalhousie University in 1961, and was one of the first members of the Department of Famly Medicine when he became a full-time facutly member in 1973, where he continued to teach until he retired in 1993.
During a sabbatical in 1990-91, Dr. Phillips studied palliative medicine in London, Scotland, New Zealand and Australia. He returned to Halifax and was instrumental in establishing the Palliative Care Program at the Victoria General Hospital. He practiced this specialty until retirement in 1999.
He was an active member in the St. Andrew’s United Church, the Canadian College of Family Physicians (provincially and nationally), and the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians. Dr. Phillips often reflected on the satisfaction he enjoyed from providing patient care and teaching student doctors for 38 years. He felt very privileged to have had the opportunity to be involved in the care of people at both ends of the life cycle — delivering babies and later bringing comfort to the dying.
In 1994, he recognized a need for a guide for symptom management for physicians who care for dying cancer patients. In 2000, he published “Comfort Care, Palliative Care Symptom Management of Cancer Patients, A Guide for Physicians”.
Read Dr. Phillips' complete obituary.