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Michael Gordon
February 14, 2012 01:27 PM

I recently saw the movie, The Iron Lady that looks at the developmental and political life of...

Dr. Michael Gordon is currently medical program director of Palliative Care at Baycrest, co-director of their ethics program and a professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is a prolific writer with his latest book Late-Stage Dementia: Promoting Comfort, Compassion, and Care and previous two books being Moments that Matter: Cases in Ethical Eldercare followed shortly on his memoir: Brooklyn Beginnings-A Geriatrician’s Odyssey. For more information log on to www.drmichaelgordon.com

Barry J. Goldlist
February 3, 2012 02:59 PM

Most year end reviews come at the end of December. At that time I was working full speed as an attending physician on our hospital’s general medical service and never saw the light of day. Immediately afterwards, I took over an extremely busy geriatric consult service. However, I am now back from two weeks of rest and recuperation in the sun and once again capable of stringing words together.

Michael Gordon
January 26, 2012 12:58 PM

Dementia poses many difficult challenges and choices to those living with the condition...

Dr. Michael Gordon is currently medical program director of Palliative Care at Baycrest, co-director of their ethics program and a professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is a prolific writer with his latest book Late-Stage Dementia: Promoting Comfort, Compassion, and Care and previous two books being Moments that Matter: Cases in Ethical Eldercare followed shortly on his memoir: Brooklyn Beginnings-A Geriatrician’s Odyssey. For more information log on to www.drmichaelgordon.com

Health Plexus
January 11, 2012 01:11 PM
HealthPlexus.net
For immediate release:
January 11th 2012


Celebrated specialist in geriatric care is to lead further expansion of the educational resource with a focus on Dementia.

HealthPlexus.net, the leading Canadian Network of Health Education resources is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Gordon as the Editor-in-Chief for the network’s Dementia Educational Resource.

As an author, ethicist, clinician and an educator, Dr. Michael Gordon is recognized as a Key Opinion Leader in the area of Geriatrics and Dementia specifically and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge that he will channel towards the further development of the educational programs for our members based on the recently conducted Members’ Needs Assessments.

“Dementia is a very complex and progressive disease with health, psychosocial, economic and ethical implications for families, caregivers and the patient that we will try to cover from these various perspectives”

-Dr. Michael Gordon, the Editor-in-Chief of the Dementia Educational Resource.  Dr. Gordon is the Medical Program Director of Palliative Care at Baycrest Geriatric Health Care System

"It's clear to all that the heaviest burden rests on the shoulders of primary care and family physicians and our hope that we will be able to address their needs by offering relevant content and programs that match their interests."

-Dr. D’Arcy Little, the editorial director of HealthPlexus.net and its sister publication, the Journal of Current Clinical Care. Dr. Little is a family physician, diagnostic radiologist and medical writer. He completed fellowships in Care of the Elderly and Academic Medicine

"The rapid, almost epidemic, increase in dementia cases, resulting from our aging population, will be the major medical challenge of the 21st century, impacting our society. We aim to make the HP's Dementia educational resource a trusted source for timely and practical Continuing Medical Education and development."

- Dr. Barry J. Goldlist, senior member of the advisory board for HealthPlexus.net [Geriatrics and Dementia] and the Journal of Current Clinical Care. Dr. Goldlist is a nationally recognized geriatrician with a long standing interest in medical education and medical journalism. His geriatric practice has a focus on dementia.

The aim of the resource is to provide primary care practitioners and specialists alike with timely and practical, easy-to-access and on-demand tools in dealing with the growing number of patients who have Alzheimer’s disease and other Dementias. 

Dr. Gordon will be assembling together a working group of professionals interested in knowledge transfer. If you feel you are able to contribute intellectually to this initiative we would like to hear from you.
Please click on the following link and fill out the form to let us know your interests and the capacity in which you will be able to contribute:
Contribution to Dementia Resource


About Health Plexus:

Comprised of 1000s of clinical reviews, CMEs, bio-medical illustrations and animations and other resources, all organized in the 34 condition zones, our vision is to provide physicians and allied healthcare professionals with access to credible, timely and multi-disciplinary continuing medical education from anywhere and on any media consumption device. The Dementia Educational Resource is the compilation of high quality clinical reviews, online CME programs, library of original visual aids, interviews, roundtable discussions and related conference reports.

For more information, please email: contactus@healthplexus.net

Michael Gordon
December 20, 2011 06:19 PM

Hearing impairment is a common phenomenon in the older population...

Barry J. Goldlist
November 6, 2011 02:07 PM

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the 6th Canadian Conference on Dementia (CCD) in Montreal.

D’Arcy L. Little
November 5, 2011 05:22 PM

I am currently preparing to present two talks at the Ontario College of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly in Toronto, on November 25th.

Health Plexus
October 6, 2011 01:47 PM

... to track the current clinical trends and scientific advances in the prevention and fight against Cancer

Barry J. Goldlist
August 12, 2011 07:27 PM

As I write this we are already half way through the summer, and I have spent a fair amount of the time...