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The SignPost: June 2024 Issue 5

In this issue: June Orientation – 13 physicians completed the 3-day session; High Participation – the number of physicians onboarded exceeds estimates; Spotlight on Dr. Eliza Moldovan – discover her journey from the UK to Nova Scotia through the Welcome Collaborative; and
Dr. Simon Bonnington’s Dedication – learn about his ongoing commitment to physician success within the program.

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June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day

On June 21 the College recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day. For generations, many Indigenous groups and communities have celebrated their culture and heritage on June 21 or around that time of year because of the significance of the summer solstice as the longest day of the year…

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New College President

The College is pleased to announce that Dr. Mary-Lynn Watson has been appointed College President for the 2025-2027 term.

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June is Pride Month

The College recognizes Pride Month and celebrates the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.

Physicians in Nova Scotia play an important role in addressing the healthcare needs of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community with dignity and respect.

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Congratulations Class of 2024

The College congratulates the medical graduates from the class of 2024.

We wish our new doctors well in the exciting new opportunities ahead.

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International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia

On May 17 the College recognizes International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia.

This day serves as a reminder of the ongoing challenges faced by individuals who identify as two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and other minority sexual orientations and gender identities.  The day shines a light on the importance of safeguarding the rights and well-being of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.

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National Nursing Week

May 6 marks the beginning of National Nursing Week in Canada. This year’s theme is Changing Lives. Shaping Tomorrow. The week aims to draw attention to the vital contributions of nursing to patient healthcare. The College recognizes the dedication, commitment and professionalism of nurses delivering skilled and compassionate care to patients throughout Nova Scotia.

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May 1 is Doctor’s Day in Nova Scotia

May 1 marks Doctors Day here in Nova Scotia. The College recognizes the dedication of physicians and medical learners in caring for their patients throughout the province.

The College joins Nova Scotians in expressing appreciation for the work our physicians and medical learners do every day when providing patient care and promoting healthy communities.

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