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The most read essay of 2010 is: Bottom-Up vs. Top-Down Innovation – and Hot Air by Neil Seeman

Off the Cuff

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Longwoods Essays from 2010.

Cubby Broccoli and James Bond – Two weeks ago we offered online subscriptions to the first ten individuals who made the connection between some strange sounding places and the doctors who work there. We received lots of replies. Most were what we expected. We particularly liked #8. The first ten answers were:

  1. Cubby Broccoli was the director for the first James Bond movies. – Alastair Lamb
  2. Cubby Broccoli produced the early James Bond films. – Paul Lake
  3. The connection is that Albert Broccoli is also the name of the producer (Albert R. Broccoli) of the James Bond movies. – Jason Nickerson
  4. Albert Brocoli was the long time producer of the James Bond movie series. – Jon Kimball
  5. Dr. Duke Cameron: as Cardiac Surgeon… and Dr. Bond: he is breaking down the barrier of access to physician. – John Martin
  6. Albert R. “Cubby” Broccoli was the producer of all the James Bond films up through GoldenEye. – Dr. Alexander Franklin
  7. Albert (Cubby) Broccoli was the Executive Producer of the Bond flicks franchise up until Golden Eye (1995). – Allan Katz
  8. Practice medicine in places that sound fictitious. – Pooja Bhatia
  9. Cubby Broccoli  made his fortune as producer of James Bond movies. – James Murtagh
  10. Duke is the Cardiac Surgeon -in -charge of the Center and A. James Bond is a physician in Moose Factory, not the James Bond of the movie premier, fundraiser for the “Cubby” Broccoli Centre.- Caroline Park

Call for Nominations: The Canadian College of Health Leaders is now accepting nominations for the 2011 National Awards Program. Award recipients will receive paid travel and accommodations to attend the 2011 National Awards Gala and a complimentary registration to the 2011 National Healthcare Leadership Conference. Deadline to submit a nomination is February 1, 2011.

Open Reading

From Patient Safety Papers
Building Safer Systems through Critical Occurrence Reviews: Nine Years of Learning
Polly Stevens, Lynn Urmson, Janice Campbell and Rita Damignani

Our Editors Recommend

Breakfast with the Chiefs

Monday, January 24, 2011
Janet Davidson, President & CEO of Trillium Health Centre, and
Steven Lewis, health policy and research consultant based in Saskatoon, and Adjunct Professor of Health Policy at the University of Calgary and Simon Fraser University.
Topic: What is the Role of a Community Hospital? Really.
Location: University of Toronto, Health Sciences Building, Room 106, 155 College Street, Toronto, ON
Sponsors: Accenture and Baxter
Register here

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Saäd Rafi
, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Topic: Managing a Public Trust when Goverment is in Election Mode.
Location: Mount Sinai Hospital, Ben Sadowski Auditorium, 18th Floor, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, ON
Sponsors: Accenture

Register here

Corporate Canada looking to participate in these highly visible programs can contact Matthew Hart at mhart@longwoods.com
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The small print: Breakfast with the Chiefs registration requirements: You must hold a current subscription to at least one Longwoods’ journal. This covers attendance for the full season. If you are not a subscriber, click here. If you are not sure of your status and want more information please contact Sarah Lieberman at slieberman@longwoods.com.


January 21, 2011: Toronto, ON. Hospitalist Programs
February 7-11, 2011: Toronto ON. Advanced Health Leadership Program
February 16, 2011: Montreal, QC. 2011 CEO Forum:  Leadership Accountability in Canadian Healthcare. Hosted by CHSRF
February 22, 1011: Toronto, ON. The Role of Primary Care in Health System Reform
March 2, 2011: Mississauga, ON. QWQHC 5th Annual Summit
March 20, 2011-November 24, 2011: Multiple Locations. Physician Management Institute leadership development program
May 13- 14, 2011: Vancouver, BC. Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership

Add your conference to the Longwoods eLetter here

Conferences on the Longwoods site
Ontario Hospital Association conferences
Events in Global Health at the University of North Carolina

Transitions & Awards

Mary Catherine Lindberg to Chair of the interim Board of Directors of Ontario’s new Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority
Madeline Edwards to member of the interim Board of Directors of Ontario’s new Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority
Mathilde Gravelle Bazinet to member of the interim Board of Directors of Ontario’s new Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority
Christopher Jodhan to member of the interim Board of Directors of Ontario’s new Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority
Carla Peppler to member of the interim Board of Directors of Ontario’s new Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority
Paul Faguy to Vice President, Healthcare, GS1 Canada

See more Transitions here.

Featured CareersSee the entire list of leadership and nursing careers at jobs.Longwoods.com

For more information or to post a position go to Jobs.Longwoods.com or email Susan Hale

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