Tafari Mbadiwe, MD, JD

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How Medical Tourism is Affecting the Canadian Healthcare System

How Medical Tourism is Affecting the Canadian Healthcare System

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The persistence of medical tourism speaks to capacity and resource-utilization concerns that Canada's single-payer system has been unable to effectively address.

When Does a Physician's Age Become a Medical Liability in Patient Care?

When Does a Physician's Age Become a Medical Liability in Patient Care?

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There's no reason why something as critical as making sure that our surgeons are competent should be left to chance.

The Dan Plan: The Importance of Practice to the Novice Resident

The Dan Plan: The Importance of Practice to the Novice Resident

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Dan's story and the story most young surgeons have both start with the same simple premise: the more you practice something, the better you get.

Are Prescribing Habits to Blame? A Closer Look at the Opioid Epidemic

Are Prescribing Habits to Blame? A Closer Look at the Opioid Epidemic

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It really shouldn't take a jarring New Yorker piece to make the opioid epidemic, or my role in it, real.

Should Surgeons Disclose Sleep Deprivation to Patients During Informed Consent?

Should Surgeons Disclose Sleep Deprivation to Patients During Informed Consent?

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The law surrounding informed consent has evolved from asking what a reasonable surgeon would have disclosed to focusing on what a reasonable patient would have wanted to know.

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