Dr. Paul Whang, 53, who trained at McMaster University in Hamilton and at Toronto’s Mt. Sinai Hospital, is currently an anaesthetist at Humber River Regional Hospital in west-end Toronto. His specialty offers him a unique perspective in the operating room—a key member of the OR team, but primarily an observer, mainly of the patient but also of the surgeons and nurses.
CONGRATULATIONS on one of the best cover shots I’ve seen in years (“Hearts of gold,” Olympics, March l). What a great way to celebrate Canadian pride and the Olympics, and congratulations to both Alexandre and Frédéric Bilodeau for their love and pride in each other.
Roger Ross Williams, director of the best documentary short, Music by Prudence, was accepting his Oscar when Elinor Burkett, the film’s producer—who looked more like a stage crasher to the millions watching at home—interrupted. “Let the woman talk,” she said, grabbing the mic.
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