RUIS McGill news
A new partnership between the CSSS des Premières Nations du Québec et Labrador, Native friendship centres and Quebec medical schools is allowing medical students from McGill and Université de Montréal to live and work in Native communities across the province for four week periods. The students are there to gain an enhanced understanding of aboriginal culture as it relates to medical practice. . McGill medical student Harrison Saulnier treating a young patient. Photo credit: L'Écho Abitibien
Lynne McVey, Executive Director of the Douglas Institute, and Charles-Edouard Carrier, Co-Director of the RUIS McGill Great North Mental Health Program, visited Kuujjuaq on June 17 and 18 to meet with their Nunavik mental health partners. The visit coincided with the 20th annual meeting of the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services (RRSSSN), which they also attended.
Rouyn-Noranda, le 14 mai 2014 – The 250 delegates that attended the 2nd McGill Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé (RUIS) Symposium left with positive memories of their sojourn in Rouyn -Noranda on May 12 and 13. Following the success of its first symposium, held in Montreal in 2012, RUIS McGill – a consortium comprising the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University and its affiliated teaching hospitals of the McGill University Health Centre, the Jewish General Hospital, St.
The latest recipient of RUIS McGill's Leadership Excellence Award is Jacques Boissonneault, Director-general of l’Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Boissonneault received the award during the 2014 RUIS McGill Symposium, held in the region. Read more here (French only)
The Scientific Director of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute Research Centre, Professor Brigitte Kieffer, will receive the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award in a ceremony to take place on March 19, in Paris.
Dr. Mimi Israël, psychiatrist-in-Chief at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, has been awarded the 2013 prix Reconnaissance de carrière Persillier-Lachapelle.
2013 External audit for RUIS McGill’s Centre for expertise in Chronic Pain – summarized report/release A strengthened network of services in Chronic Pain Management
Deux établissements du RUIS McGill sont retenus pour la deuxième phase d'implantation de l'approche LEAN : le CSSS de Dorval-Lachine-LaSalle, et l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale Douglas Pour plus d’informations, veuillez suivre le lien suivant sur le site de l’agence de la sante de Montréal: http://agence.santemontreal.qc.ca/detail/article/felicitations-aux-trois-etablissements-montrealais-retenus/
Abitibi-Témiscamingue is a vital partner of the RUIS McGill. Twice a year, RUIS McGill leaders, faculty and staff from Montreal visit the area to better understand local health care services and plan jointly with the ASSS Abitibi-Témiscamingue for continued improvement.
November 13, 2012 - Radio-Canada The Centre de santé et de services sociaux de Gatineau, the Université du Québec en Outaouais and McGill University signed affiliation partnership agreements.