From the Editor
This week – like last week – we pick a few interesting readings to consider.
This week’s selections: a chef and his addiction, a major new JAMA paper on resident physicians and depressive symptoms, and a big paper from BMJ comparing CBT and meds for depression.
Next week: the best of the year (the annual tradition). Suggestions are welcome for the best papers of 2015.
“Three years after his mysterious disappearance, former Langdon Hall chef breaks his silence”
Mark Schatzker, The Globe and Mail, 1 December 2015
On the night of Dec. 28, 2012, Jonathan Gushue, one of Canada’s most decorated chefs, disappeared. He finished a dinner service at Langdon Hall that included pickerel in crème fraîche with black radish and black-pepper honey, got into his car and never arrived home.
No one, including Gushue’s wife, his sous chefs and his friends, knew what had happened to the 41-year-old father of three who, just two years earlier, had put Langdon Hall, in Cambridge, Ont., on the prestigious San Pellegrino World’s Best Restaurants list. As the chef’s disappearance made headlines from coast to coast, mysterious details began leaking out – his phone was found at an upscale Toronto hotel – but nothing more.
Thirteen days later, Gushue was found and reported safe. Several months later, he left Langdon Hall, then vanished from public life.
Gushue had it all – a young family and a soaring career. He also had alcoholism. Continue reading