Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario Medical Association Apologizes for Calendar after Member Complaints

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Ontario Medical Association Apologizes for Calendar after Member Complaints

Article excerpt

Doctors group apologizes for calendar

--

TORONTO - The association representing Ontario's doctors is apologizing after some members expressed anger that female physicians were not represented in a calendar created by the group.

Ontario Medical Association chief executive officer Allan O'Dette apologized to the approximately 5,000 people within the associations' membership who received the calendar.

The OMA says it spent $15,000 to design, create and distribute the calendar, which was to be a snapshot of artifacts in its archives from the past 139 years. Several male physicians are represented on the pages of the calendar.

The association says it should have distributed a note to those who received the calendar explaining the context of the document and its purpose in featuring the archived items. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.