Edward Etchells is a staff physician in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.

Picture of Edward EtchellsOn COVID rounds, my next patient is an experienced personal support worker who works at a long term care home.

She’s recovering from severe pneumonia.

We spoke of the many residents from the home that have died.

She started to cry.

“I knew them all so well. They were my parents”.