In Our Community

REMOTE CARE MONITORING PROGRAM
The program is a partnership between Halton Healthcare, Connected Care Halton Ontario Health Team, Home and Community Care Support Services and Halton Community Paramedicine. Aetonix provides the remote care management technology: www.aetonix.com. Patients on this program have their vital signs reviewed by a nurse remotely. Patients can connect easily with a member of the management team if they have questions and there is a thoughtful escalation process in place should concerns arise both during and after regular program hours. This service is intended to help support selfmanagement in the home, promote a shorter hospital length of stay and ideally reduce emergency room visits and/or readmissions.
Oakville COVID, Cold and Flu Clinic Opens October 24th
New Oakville COVID, Cold and Flu Clinic opens October 24th, located at OakMed Family Health Team (231 Oak Park Blvd in Oakville).
Register for the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices In Person Training Workshops
The NTG Canadian Consortium is now offering Dementia Capable Support of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Dementia training virtually. This training offers a “basic” course or an additional “NTGCanada Affiliated Provincial Trainer” course. It is based on the evidence-informed NTG Education and Training Curriculum on Dementia and Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities.
Dr Iuliia Povieriena rocks Canada's Got Talent with Voices Rock Medicine, women physician choir
Dr Kristianna Martiniuk receives OCFP 2021 Award of Excellence

Featured Physician

Dr Jonathan Sam

Dr Jonathan Sam is a pediatrician working both in the community setting in Oakville, as well as the hospital setting at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. He has been involved in numerous physician leadership roles, and is currently the pediatrician lead for the new pathway for pediatrics through SCOPE.

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What is your clinical area of interest?
I love playing detective for our smallest patients and have been serving the community with my pediatric consulting office for over 10 years!
 

My favourite referrals are still babies because they're so adorably cute (and mine have grown up). But a good chunk of my work includes early intervention for developmental and behavioural concerns including Autism and ADHD. We can do a lot to support families and find the right therapy; even before diagnoses and medications are needed. I have a special interest in bowel-bladder dysfunction and work on special teams with both Sick Kids and McMaster for complex GI and GU issues.  I also have expertise in tongue tie releases (when needed) to support breastfeeding.

What is your contact information?
West Oak Medical
200 - 2525 Old Bronte Road
Oakville, ON
Tel 905-582-7533
Fax 905-582-0766
 
How do people refer to you?
Please fax a referral with relevant details to my office above.
You are very involved in our community. Can you tell us a little bit about what you have done?
I've also worked at Oakville hospital for over 10 years providing inpatient care, preparing acute care teams with simulation, and have become more involved as a physician leader.
 
I am currently the pediatrician lead for the exciting Halton OHT SCOPE project that is creating new pathways to connect primary care with hospital resources to reduce ER visits. I'm also honoured to be part of the first cohort of the Inspiring Leaders program at Halton Healthcare, and the Medical Director of our large multidisciplinary clinic at West Oak Medical.
 
On the side, I've been a rep basketball coach for 5 years and currently lead our Oakville Vytis U13 girls' teams.
 
Name one person you would take with you if you were going to be stranded on a desert island and why?
My wife and BFF Kelly (as long as our kids were well taken care of). We know how to have fun and struggle together; even in the toughest situations.
 
Which of these things could you not live without?
Coffee or tea: Iced tea.
Chocolate or chips: Homemade oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.

Books or TV: Notebook. Thanks for asking!

Physician Opportunities

Join the one-Link Primary Care Advisory Committee

one-Link has is launching a Primary Care Advisory Committee and would like to invite you to join and help improve services for our patients.

Join the CMHA Halton Region Branch, Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is currently seeking 2 new Directors to fill vacancies on the Board. This is an
opportunity to be part of an engaged and dynamic team in service to the community. The Board of
CMHA Halton operates under a results-based governance model, is accountable for achievement of the
strategic directions of the organization and for ensuring that its “duty of care” is fully exercised.

DEADLINE: November 6th, 2022

U of T Academic Fellowship and Graduate Studies Program accepting applications for 2022-2023 iteration of INTAPT
The INTAPT program at the University of Toronto provides physicians with the opportunity to gain valuable clinical teaching skills as well as insights and expertise in designing, implementing and evaluating workshops for healthcare professionals — in the community, your Family Health Team or within HHS. Dr Deb Zeni "After many (many) years of teaching I took the INTAPT course in 2018/2019. I can attest the course offers everything it promises and more (including Continuing Professional Education credits!)"
If you teach, or if you are thinking of expanding into teaching at any level do read the following announcement and consider registering for INTAPT
Halton Healthcare
Hospitalist Job Opportunity - Milton District Hospital

Milton District Hospital is seeking Family Physicians interested in practicing Hospitalist Medicine.

Halton Healthcare
Halton Healthcare - Professional Staff Co-Lead job opportunity

Halton Healthcare is seeking qualified physician candidates for the job of Professional Staff Co-Lead for the Inspiring Leadership Program.

Halton Healthcare
Halton Healthcare is Seeking Full-time and Part-time Hospitalists to Join our Georgetown Site Hospitalist Program

 Halton Healthcare is seeking full-time and part-time Hospitalists to join our Georgetown site Hospitalist Program. 

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