I taught an university-level course on the Medical Peace Work website, as well as at McMaster and Waterloo University. I have lectured around the world on Peace Through Health, and represented International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) at the Nobel Peace Laureates summit in 2004.
My first book, Peace Through Health, was published in 2008.
The CANMEDs Framework for physicians emphasizes the role of advocacy, which I endorse with my involvement in peace through health and environmental advocacy.
Medicine is a social science and politics is nothing but medicine at a large scale – Rudolf Virchow
My interest in peace through health also includes from finding methods of alternative security, which is based on the belief that physicians have a responsibility in protecting the principles of medicine but hard power is not the way.
- Economic sanctions: the kinder, gentler alternative?
- Educating Health Professionals About Peace Through Health
- Educating Health Professionals on Peace and Human Rights
- Healing Our Planet: Physicians and Global Security
- Human Rights trumps Security
- Is military action ever justified? A physician defends the ‘Responsibility to Protect’
- Nobel Address: Multiethnicity and human rights: a united or divided world
- Nobel Address: Peace Through Health
- Peace through Health I: Development and Use of a Working Model
- Peace through Health II: A Framework for Medical Student Education
- Peace Through Health?
- Rights-Based Approaches in Conﬂict-Affected Settings
- The end of biomilitary realism? Rethinking biomedicine and international security
- The Trouble With Elephants: Canadians don’t want to be crushed by the increasingly isolationist attitude of the U.S. government
- The roles of the health sector and health workers before, during and after violent conﬂict
- Using a Rights Based Prevention Approach in Conflict settings: Examples from Israel/Palestine and Nepal