International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL)

The Director of Lakeshore General Hospital’s medical imaging department, Doctor Fadi Aris (IMHL’18), is upbeat about his hospital’s new multifunction radiology room. The $2 million installation will free west Island patients from the need to commute to a downtown hospital for certain services. As the West Island population ages, having access to immediate, local treatment becomes even more important.

Dr. Aris is also an adjunct Professor at the McGill University Health Centre and a candidate in the International Masters for Health Leadership Class of 2018.

Classified as: International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL)
Published on: 8 Sep 2017

In a piece for SFGate, Drs. Deepak Chopra and Anoop Kumar (MMGMT’15, International Practicing Health) write that, though the times we live in are worrying at best, taking on a new worldview can really help restore some hope.

The starting point should be to remember that we are conditioned to view nature and human nature through a skewed collective worldview, but that we have the power to escape it. As the product of a technology-driven age, we believe that the concrete is the real, and that humans are uniquely gifted with consciousness.

Classified as: International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), IMHL Alumni
Published on: 23 Aug 2017

Deepak Chopra and Desautels alumnus Anoop Kumar, MD (IMHL’16) write for The Huffington Post about a perceived split in reality, and how to address it. Specifically, they talk about the dichotomy between objective and subjective reality; how outside forces cause subjective experience.

Classified as: IMHL Alumni, International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL)
Published on: 19 Jul 2017

In his new book, Managing the Myths of Healthcare, Desautels professor Henry Mintzberg decries the current management culture being foisted on society by leadership programs, describing it as “detached, generic, technocratic,” before going on to claim that it can too easily lead to bullying and divisiveness.

He then goes on to describe how this plays into the slow-burn that is damaging our healthcare establishment, laying out the major myths and bringing alternative solutions to the table.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), Strategy & Organization
Published on: 8 Jun 2017

There are many parts of India where access to clean drinking water is a constant stressor. Now, a product invented by Desautels alumna Dr. Padma Venkat (IMHL’14) and funded in part by a $100,000 Grand Challenges Canada grant promises to alleviate the pressure on regions with little access to clean drinking water. After extensive field testing and design refinements, the Tamras device is ready for prime time.

Classified as: International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), IMHL Alumni
Published on: 26 Apr 2017

Dr. Anoop Kumar (IMHL’15) has published a new book, Michelanglo’s Medicine: how redefining the human body will transform health and healthcare. The book offers a refreshing look at the human body not just as a bunch of organs, but rather as “a masterpiece, waiting to be discovered.” Dr. Kumar proposes a new approach based on his experiences as an ER doctor, as well as the eastern philosophies he grew up with.

Classified as: International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL)
Published on: 6 Apr 2017

McGill and four other Canadian universities placed in the top 50 on Time Higher Education’s The World’s Most International Universities list for 2017. The rankings heavily favour schools with a tendency to ignore borders when setting up research collaborations and to have large populations of foreign staff and students.

Classified as: International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM)
Published on: 2 Feb 2017

Ursulla Aho-Glele has been selected as the winner of the 2016 Michael Decter Scholarship for Health Leadership and Policy Studies.

Classified as: International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL)
Published on: 10 Jan 2017

Two inspirational McGill alumni – Bertrand Cesvet, of the award-winning creative agency Sid Lee, and Joanne Liu, of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders – will receive honorary doctorate degrees at the university’s fall convocation ceremonies.

These two alumni also hail from the Desautels Faculty of Management: Dr. Joanne Liu (IMHL’14) pursued her International Masters for Health Leadership while Bertrand Cesvet (MBA'90) pursued his MBA.

Classified as: IMHL, International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), joanne liu, MBA Program, bertrand cesvet, Desautels Global Experts
Published on: 14 Oct 2016

Joanne Liu has treated patients in the most dangerous parts of the globe as a Médecins Sans Frontières doctor. Now, as MSF’s international president, she is holding the world’s leaders to account for the way they handle medical crises.

The body of a six-year-old Syrian refugee is on the cover of every newspaper arrayed in the lobby of the Montreal restaurant where Dr. Joanne Liu, international president of Médecins Sans Frontières, has just arrived.

Classified as: International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), IMHL Alumni, joanne liu
Published on: 18 Dec 2015

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Imma Franco as Interim Director, Technical Services, Planning and Real Estate Management for the MUHC.

Classified as: IMHL, International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), Imma Franco
Published on: 17 Nov 2014

The West Africa Ebola outbreak is "a growing threat to regional and global security," U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday, telling a high-level meeting on the deadly epidemic at the U.N. General Assembly that only an international response can prevent "a humanitarian catastrophe across the region."

Classified as: IMHL, International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), IMHL Alumni, doctors without borders, ebola crisis, obama
Published on: 25 Sep 2014

Changes in how health care is delivered, the absence of significant new money for the foreseeable future, and ageing populations threaten to overwhelm our UK health system if we don't change.

Classified as: IMHL, International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL)
Published on: 12 Jun 2013