Editorial

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Public Consultation: From Reflection to Action Quebec Health Politics and the Student Response

03 November 2017 | David Benrimoh
Healthcare is perhaps the place where there is the most direct and intimate contact between the government and the people it serves. It is also a place where the inherent power imbalance between patients who need care and the institutions that provide that care can lead to tension, frustration, and injustice.

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Primary Care Research: The Real Paradigmatic Plurality

03 November 2017 | Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant and Charo Rodriguez
For those not in the academic discipline, one of the first questions usually asked is, “What exactly is primary care research?” Of course, the short and relatively easy answer is to talk about what we mean by primary care and how our research supports the quality and delivery of primary health care.

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Primary care in Quebec at the crossroads

03 November 2017 | Howard Bergman
Through all the rapid demographic and epidemiologic changes that have an impact on our healthcare systems, there is one clear global consensus: primary care, and in particular Family Medicine...