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PARO General Council Elects President for 2017-18

Dr. Bruce Fage is PARO's President for the 2017/18 academic year. Dr. Fage was elected by  PARO's General Council at the March 17, 2017 meeting to the position of President-Elect and moved into the role of President on June 2, 2017. Dr. Fage succeeds, Dr. Stephanie Kenny. Bruce is currently a PGY3 in Psychiatry at The University of Toronto. Read more

2017/18 Board of Directors Elected

Elections for the 2017/18 PARO Board of Directors were held at the June 3, 2017 meeting of General Council. All positions were contested and the final winners were: Read more

PARO Honours 2017 Award Recipients

On May 12, 2017, the recipients of the PARO Medical Student Citizenship, Resident Teaching, Clinical Teaching, Resident Advocate and Program Excellence Awards were honoured at a celebration in Toronto. For a full copy of the announcement, please click here.   McMaster University   Northern Ontario School of Medicine   Queen's University   University of Ottawa   University of Toronto  ... Read more

President’s Message

There has been a lot of discussion in the hallways and on social media in the past few days in reaction to numerous recent news articles about bullying and infighting amongst doctors in Ontario. Several key stakeholders, including the CMA, previous leaders of the OMA and the public have focused new attention on the issue of bullying among doctors. As... Read more

2016 Tax Tips Guide

It's that time of year to begin preparing your tax return for the 2016 Tax Year. In order to help answer common questions, PARO has asked our auditor to prepare a guide for you. The PARO Tax Tips for 2016 is intended to provide general information that might apply to most residents training in Ontario. The material is general in... Read more

Resident Enhancement Fund

Do you have an idea for a project that will enhance the well being of the residents at your site? If so, then the Resident Enhancement Fund might just be what you are looking for. In 2000, PARO's General Council approved the establishment of a fund that could be used to support projects that provide a long-term benefit to both... Read more

Career Counselling Handbook Now Available

The Transition Through Residency Team of PARO's General Council have worked hard to develop an informative guide that can assist with planning your career. To read some of the Top Ten Tips from Senior Residents and doctors new in practice, look at our During Residency Section of Career_Counselling_Handbook Read more