Physician Recognition

Dr. Abir Hussein

Physician Recognition

How Doctors Nova Scotia (DNS) helps showcase the work, expertise and dedication of Nova Scotia physicians. 

Celebrating our doctors

Doctors Nova Scotia is proud to profile the work, expertise and dedication of physicians located across the province. 

Each month, DNS staff field dozens of media requests. Partnering with physicians who are subject-matter experts in their fields, DNS connects its members with media opportunities to promote their work and their desire to build a better health-care system.

The association has a robust presence on social media, including Facebook and LinkedIn, helping to spark interest and dialogue among media and the public on issues that are important to physicians and patients alike.  

Its public-facing website showcases in-depth profiles of physician leaders. These compelling profiles feature doctors from across Nova Scotia who are doing incredible things to support patient care and healthy living in their communities. Nova Scotians are also invited to share their own stories of local doctors doing great things.

The association is also focused on helping Nova Scotians lead active, healthier lives. The blog on provides a range of healthy-living content, covering fitness, nutrition, self-care and much more. Physicians from across Nova Scotia are featured regularly in the content. We share the blog posts on Doctors Nova Scotia's social media channels, driving thousands of visitors to the website each month. Have a topic you'd like to share on the blog? Email Janice Hudson your ideas. 

In addition, readers may sign up to the bi-weekly newsletter to receive the latest health-care news, blog posts and healthy-living tips in their inbox.