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Quebec Government names PDGs and ADGs for newly created CISSSs and CIUSSSs

Over the course of the past two weeks, Quebec’s Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed the appointments of the President-Director-Generals (PDG) and Associate Director-Generals (ADG) for each of the new CISSSs and CIUSSSs within the McGill affiliated hospital and affected RUIS McGill territory network.

The appointments include:

Published: 24Mar2015

The Food Babe Decoded

Vani Hari, who goes by the alias “The Food Babe” has become a real social phenomenon. She blogs, appears on TV and has just come out with a book that quickly made it to the New York Times best seller list. She has lots of followers and lots of critics, including myself. I don’t disagree with her goal of improving people’s eating habits. I just disagree with the methods used. Irrational fear-mongering is not the way to go. "There is just no acceptable level of any chemical to ingest, ever," she says.

Published: 15Mar2015

Acting on climate change: Solutions from scholars

Professor Catherine Potvin, a Canada Research Chair in Climate Change Mitigation and Tropical Forests, has convened colleagues from 30 Canadian universities to join her in a collective initiative called Sustainable Canada Dialogues. The resulting group, that mobilizes over 60 researchers from every province, has built a consensus around a plan of sustainability solutions to help Canada successfully achieve transition to a low-carbon society. Potvin spoke with the McGill Reporter about what government officials and ordinary citizens can do to mitigate climate change.

Published: 12Mar2015

Save the Date: Low Back and Chronic Pain Symposium

8May2015

Dear colleagues,

The RUIS McGill Centre of Expertise in Chronic Pain in collaboration with the McGill Scoliosis and Spine Group, invite you to their upcoming Symposium:

Mathematica software now free for students too

Mathematica, from Wolfram Research, is a powerful computational software used for mathematical modeling and data visualization.  McGill IT Services has been providing Mathematica to faculty and staff, and in computer labs across the University for the past few years.  Now it is also available to students via the McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software).

Published: 9Feb2015

Mathematica software now Free for Students

Mathematica, from Wolfram Research, is a powerful computational software used for mathematical modeling and data visualization.  McGill IT Services has been providing Mathematica to Faculty & Staff, and in computer labs across the University for the past few years.  Now it is also available to students via the McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software).

Published: 9Feb2015

The 2015 McGill Endocrine Retreat

21May2015
CA

The 2015 McGill Endocrine Retreat will take place this year on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at the Centre Mont-Royal, 2200 Mansfield.

The Retreat will begin in the morning and conclude with “Happy Hour” at the end of the afternoon.

Lucian Award Breakfast

22May2015

Residents will be having breakfast with Dr Jeffrey Robbins, the 2014 Lucian Award Winner.

May 22nd, 2015 at the Sofitel Renoir Restaurant. All other details TBD.

 

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