Posts by Alvin Szeto

Alvin Szeto

Alvin Szeto
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Alvin Szeto is a medical student from the University of Toronto. He is interested in using technology and digital media to promote healthcare initiatives, as well as improve medical education for both patients and students. He is a founding member of the Students for Antimicrobial Stewardship Society, a national interprofessional student collaborative responsible for educating and empowering future generations of healthcare providers to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials. He holds a Master of Science (MSc) from Queen's University in Pathology and Molecular Medicine."

Antimicrobial Stewardship to Fight Back Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing problem in our healthcare system. Our available regimens of antimicrobial agents are becoming less and less effective as bacteria...

Antimicrobials in Canada, by the Numbers

A Canadian Perspective The numbers don’t lie: antimicrobial misuse in Canada is a pervasive and growing problem. With approximately 23.8 million antibiotic prescriptions written annually,...