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McGill medical students develop space to refine their clinical skills

The revamped MDCM curriculum introduced a few years ago at McGill University includes a change in structure that offers medical students clinical exposure earlier in their studies. While welcomed and appreciated, the earlier timeline created an increased desire among students for more resources that could be used for autonomous learning....

Published: 24 Apr 2018

Dr. Lawrence Stein receives CAR’s 2018 Gold Medal Award

Source: Canadian Association of Radiologists

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Published: 23 Apr 2018

The Neuro signs agreement with Chinese and Cuban institutes

Partners agree to share resources, establish steering committee for closer collaboration

On April 20, 2018, Canadian, Chinese and Cuban neuroscience institutes strengthened an existing partnership with the signing of a memorandum of understanding in Chengdu, China.

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Published: 23 Apr 2018

McGill medical students hoping to inspire new generation of black health care professionals

Initiative aims to expose high school students to opportunities in health professions fields

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Published: 18 Apr 2018

McGill’s Dr. Balfour Mount among six new inductees into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Dr. Balfour Mount, Eric M. Flanders Emeritus Professor of Palliative Care at McGill University was among the six renowned medical pioneers recognized as the 2018 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Inductees during a special ceremony, hosted in partnership with the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

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Published: 17 Apr 2018

Safety concerns over tungsten

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Published: 17 Apr 2018

Building bridges to implement the new Education Strategic Plan

By Diane Weidner

“I see my role predominately as an advocate, as being someone at the table who can voice the view of education,” explains Dr. Annette Majnemer, Vice-Dean of Education for the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University, as she shares her insights on the new Education Strategic Plan, which is now moving into the implementation phase.

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Published: 13 Apr 2018

McGill medical students and residents work to conquer HPV

C.A.T.C.H hopes to increase access to vaccinations among vulnerable populations

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Published: 11 Apr 2018

McGill Nursing students bring simulation training to caregiver respite workers

By Diane Weidner, Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning

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Published: 6 Apr 2018

Educating nurses to be global citizens and agents for change

By Christina Kozakiewicz, Ingram School of Nursing

On World Health Day April 7, Jodi Tuck, like many of her nurse colleagues, will be celebrating the various ways nursing makes a difference in people’s lives across the globe; in providing care, conducting research to drive evidenced-based practice forward, and effecting change in policy.

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Published: 5 Apr 2018

McGill Professor to serve on NIH Study Section

Dr. Fackson Mwale, a Professor in the Division of Orthopedic Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Surgery has been selected to serve as a member of the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Study Section, Center for Scientific Review for a six-year term beginning July 1.

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Published: 5 Apr 2018

Reflux and voice: That cough, sore throat and hoarseness may not be a mere cold

This year’s World Voice Day presents an opportunity to reflect on an often overlooked topic

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Published: 5 Apr 2018

McGill to contribute to health sector capacity-building projects in Haiti

$35.5 million in development assistance announced recently by Government of Canada

 

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Published: 5 Apr 2018

Dr. Eduardo Franco receives honorary doctorate from University Fernando Pessoa

On March 16, Dr. Eduardo Franco, Chair of the Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology at McGill University, was in Porto, Portugal to receive an honorary doctorate (Doctor Honoris Causa) from the University Fernando Pessoa.

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Published: 23 Mar 2018

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