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CBC Manitoba: Winnipeg ICU doctor who blasted PCs’ health management named adviser to NDP health minister

January 4, 2024 — 

Dr. Eric Jacobsohn will be spending less time on the front lines, but he says he’s still committed to working toward improving Manitoba’s health-care system.

Jacobsohn, an anesthesiologist, intensive care physician and professor at the University of Manitoba’s Max Rady College of Medicine, has been named special adviser to Health Minister Uzoma Asagwara.

Jacobsohn will officially start his new post in mid-January.

“I think the premier and the now-health minister were pretty clear in the campaign — a cornerstone of starting to rebuild the health-care system is building a relationship with health-care workers,” Jacobsohn told CBC News on Wednesday inside Winnipeg’s St. Boniface Hospital.

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