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PRAXES welcomes Dr. John Ross as new Medical Director

PRAXES welcomes Dr. John Ross as new Medical Director

Dr. John Ross, BSC, MD, FRCPC, has been appointed Medical Director for PRAXES Medical Group at an exciting time in its 17 year history.

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Dr. Ross is a well-known Canadian emergency physician and a founding partner of PRAXES. Dr. Ross has had a distinguished career in emergency medicine.  He is a professor of Emergency Medicine at Dalhousie University and is currently the Director of the Royal College Emergency Medicine residency program.  John has consulted to several Canadian governments on medical issues and has worked and taught Emergency Medicine in a number of countries.

In his role as Medical Director for PRAXES, Dr. Ross oversees all aspects of PRAXES service delivery including initial planning around client needs, development of medical protocols used in delivery of service, hiring, training and review of medical personnel, and medical case review.  As PRAXES expands its services to support more Canadian and international organizations, Dr. Ross will oversee the team of current Emergency Physicians as well as recruit, select and train new PRAXES physicians.  He is an educator by avocation and has worked with groups as diverse as medical staff in a Tanzanian hospital, medical residents, paramedics, nurses, physicians across Canada, military medics and Clipper Round the World Race skippers!

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