COVID-19 In Canada: A Conversation with Dr. Gigi Osler

No one has been untouched by the global pandemic and there remains much uncertainty on the way forward for us. Dr. Gigi Osler joins my colleagues and I, to share the facts and dispel the myths that surround COVID-19 in Canada, while providing insight into what to expect going forward.

Along with being a busy ENT (Otolaryngology-Head and Neck) surgeon in Winnipeg, Dr. Osler is an Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba and has helped train numerous medical students and residents.

Some of her current, local, provincial, and national medical leadership positions include:

2018-19 President of the Canadian Medical Association

Past Chair of the Physician Health and Wellness Committee and past Chair of the Section of Otolaryngology for Doctors Manitoba

Recipient of the 2017 Health or Safety Promotion Award from Doctors Manitoba

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