Faculty of Medicine

Explore! Careers in Health, a program developed and implemented by McGill Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry students was recently selected as the recipient of this year’s McGill Award for Equity and Community Building as a co-recipient in the Team category. The award recognizes the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity, inclusion and community engagement at McGill.

Classified as: students, social equity, Awards, Office of Social Accountability and Community Engagement, community engagement
Published on: 24 Apr 2018

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.

Classified as: medicine, UGME, Medical Students' Society, Medical students
Published on: 24 Apr 2018

Source: Canadian Association of Radiologists

The Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) recently presented the 2018 CAR Gold Medal Award to Dr. Lawrence Stein, Associate Professor in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Stein is recognized as a leader by his peers by virtue of his long and successful career in academia, teaching, and his outstanding contributions to the advancement of radiology as a specialty. 

Classified as: Radiology, Awards
Published on: 23 Apr 2018

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

Classified as: CHASM, Medical students, SYBS, SACE, Office of Social Accountability and Community Engagement
Published on: 18 Apr 2018

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.

Classified as: Awards, hall of fame
Published on: 17 Apr 2018

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.

Classified as: education, Strategic Planning, Project Renaissance
Published on: 13 Apr 2018

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

One of three inaugural projects supported by CHASM, the health-related incubator launched last year by a group of McGill medical students, the Community Ambassadors to Conquer HPV, or C.A.T.C.H hope to contribute, as their name implies, to conquering HPV.

Classified as: human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, HPV, Medical students, CHASM, CATCH
Published on: 11 Apr 2018

By Diane Weidner, Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning

Community nursing is an important focus for students who are completing their final year of the Bachelor of Science (Nursing) – BSc(N) program at the Ingram School of Nursing (ISoN). Collaborating with peers in small groups, they are assigned to work with a community-based organization in order to apply what they learned in class to a real-world project.

Classified as: Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning
Published on: 6 Apr 2018

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.

Classified as: Nursing, Ingram School of Nursing
Published on: 5 Apr 2018

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.

Published on: 5 Apr 2018

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

Published on: 5 Apr 2018

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

 

Published on: 5 Apr 2018

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.

Published on: 23 Mar 2018

Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on March 28 students from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (SCSD) in McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine will be holding a Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) event open to the public in collaboration with the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) aimed at increasing awareness of the connection between dysphagia and dementia.

Published on: 22 Mar 2018

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