Women-led Medical Team Is Tackling COVID-19 Hospitalizations in Ottawa


The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) has gained praise recently for its General Internal Medicine unit, which is led entirely by women. “Our chief of staff is a woman, our senior medical officer is a woman, all of this sort of fairly recently and I think that sort of highlights the change that is slowly coming about within medicine,” said Dr. Isabelle Desjardins, General Internal Medicine Site Chief for the hospital. It should be noted that this is still a relatively rare situation in medicine in Canada.

Abstract Written By:
Laura Woodman
January 20, 2022

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