My guest is Gigi Microys, who is now a retired family physician. She graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1963, and has held academic positions as teacher in the departments of family medicine. She has written and lectured about physician health, the medical marriage, and women in medicine. She published her memoir, A Journey Through Medicine: Memoirs of a Female Immigrant, in 2019. Gigi lives in Ottawa with her husband, a retired structural engineer.
My guest is Heather Buzila, who is past president and a current member of the national executive council of Editors Canada, the professional association for editors in Canada. She has been an editor for over 15 years and currently works for Athabasca University in Edmonton, Alberta, where she edits materials for online courses in humanities and the social sciences. Heather also has broad experience in editing both fiction and nonfiction, as well as web materials for many organizations. We talk about Editors Canada, the association, what its purpose is, what it does for editors, and other topics.