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Training of new doctors jeopardized by Bill 20: Quebec’s four Departments of Family Medicine

Thu, 2015-03-19 11:41

Directors propose five solutions to improve access to family physicians

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Chairs in social pediatrics to be established

The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation, McGill University, the Université de Montréal and the Fondation du Dr Julien announce the creation of two chairs in social pediatrics in the community
Thu, 2015-02-26 13:29

The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation, McGill University, the Université de Montréal and the Fondation du Dr Julien will establish two chairs in social pediatrics in the community, to be based in the Montreal neighbourhood of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. In a Canadian first, researchers will conduct a long-term study on social pediatrics in the community.  This clinical practice has a proven track record, thanks to its founder, Dr. Gilles Julien, who has been practicing social pediatrics in disadvantaged neighbourhoods for nearly 30 years.

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Contact: Séverine Defouni
Organization: Assistant Director of Communications, Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation
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Office Phone: 514-934-4846 ext. 29238

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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37th OSLER LECTURE: Margaret Lock with "The Alzheimer Enigma in an Aging World"

Wed, 2014-11-05 18:00 - 19:30
McIntyre Medical Building : Charles F. Martin Amphitheatre, 5th Floor (Rm 504)

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McGill grad John O’Keefe wins Nobel Prize in medicine

Fourth former McGill student since 2009 to win a Nobel
Mon, 2014-10-06 11:04

McGill University alumnus John O'Keefe was named co-winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in medicine, for his contribution to the discovery of cells that constitute the brain’s ‘inner GPS,’ which makes it possible to orient ourselves in space.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
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Phil Gold and Michel Tremblay Prix du Québec recipients

Two renowned McGill University cancer researchers are among the 13 winners of the 2013 Prix du Québec announced today. Dr. Phil Gold, a pioneer in cancer research, will be awarded the Wilder-Penfield Prize for his work in the revolutionary discovery of the carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA). Prof. Michel L. Tremblay, who was Director of the Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre at McGill for 12 years, will receive the Armand-Frappier Prize.
Mon, 2013-10-28 15:46

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