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RUIS McGill Pain Day 2014

Fri, 2014-04-25 08:15 - 15:45

Topics include:

  • Pain's relationship with 'broken' sleep
  • La place des opioïdes et approche pratique        
  • Optimizing Pain Relief While Reducing Risk: Finding Your Comfort Zone
  • Subacute Low Back Pain program
  • Knee Osteoarthritis… Are we looking for pain in all the wrong places?
  • Challenges in management of osteoarthritic patients & A-typical fractures in osteoporosis

Moderator: Dr. Richard Germain

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Télésanté 2014 - A chance to meet up, to communicate and share experiences in telehealth

Thu, 2014-03-27 (All day) - Fri, 2014-03-28 (All day)
Royal Victoria Hospital : 687 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1

Each year, for the past fourteen years, a thousand participants from multiple disciplines meet up, to communicate and share experiences, and to define new ways to collaborate. All this takes places in a location near them, thanks to a video conference. This year, over 25 towns will organize the event in France and abroad.

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Brigitte Kieffer receives the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award

Fri, 2014-03-07 15:18

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.

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Discovering northern Quebec: My experience as a doctor in the northern communities of Quebec

Wed, 2014-06-18 12:00 - 13:30
Price: $125.00

Series of 8 conferences organized by the Great North Mental Health Program of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute
12:00 to 13:30/ Amphitheatre William E. (Douglas Hall)

My experience as a doctor in the northern communities of Quebec

- «I describe how I learned over life experiences firstly to understand the existence of cultural differences and to appreciate the fundamental role in intercultural medical practice.»

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Discovering northern Quebec: Traumatic Memory in Testimony to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools.

Wed, 2014-05-28 12:00 - 13:30
Price: $125.00

Series of 8 conferences organized by the Great North Mental Health Program of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute
12:00 to 13:30/ Amphitheatre William E. (Douglas Hall)

Topic: Traumatic Memory in Testimony to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools.

Speakers:

Ronald Niezen
Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy, Faculty of Law and Department of Anthropology, McGill University


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Discovering northern Quebec: Religious and traditional interpretations of the disease among the Inuit

Wed, 2014-05-07 12:00 - 13:30
Price: $125.00

Series of 8 conferences organized by the Great North Mental Health Program of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute
12:00 to 13:30/ Amphitheatre William E. (Douglas Hall)

Topic: Religious and traditional interpretations of the disease among the Inuit

Speakers:

Dr. Marie-Êve Cotton
Psychiatrist, Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal


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French presentation/ Bilingual discussion

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Discovering northern Quebec: Resilience of Urban aboriginal

Wed, 2014-04-30 12:00 - 13:30
Price: $125.00

Series of 8 conferences organized by the Great North Mental Health Program of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute
12:00 to 13:30/ Amphitheatre William E. (Douglas Hall)

Topic: Resilience of Urban aboriginal

Speakers:

Nakuset
Executive Director of the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal and Co-Chair of the Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy Network


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English presentation/ English discussion

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Discovering northern Quebec: The Innu Meshkenu Project, the 6000 km walk of Dr. Vollant

Wed, 2014-04-23 12:00 - 13:30
Price: $125.00

Series of 8 conferences organized by the Great North Mental Health Program of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute
12:00 to 13:30/ Amphitheatre William E. (Douglas Hall)

Topic: The Innu Meshkenu Project, the 6000 km walk of Dr. Vollant

- "First Aboriginal surgeon in Quebec, Dr. Stanley Vollant undertook a 6000 km walk to go meet First Nations to inspire young people. He comes to present his Innu Meshkenu project, an innovative and effective project."

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Discovering northern Quebec: History and culture: Cree Territory of Eeyou Istchee

Wed, 2014-03-19 12:00 - 13:30
Price: $125.00

Series of 8 conferences organized by the Great North Mental Health Program of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute
12:00 to 13:30/ Amphitheatre William E. (Douglas Hall)

Topic: History and culture: Cree Territory of Eeyou Istchee

- The Evolution of Health and Social Services in the Cree Territory of Eeyou Istchee, 1960s to the Present

Speakers:

Bella Petawabano
Chair of the Board of Directors of the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay


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Discovering northern Quebec: History and culture: Inuit of Nunavik

Wed, 2014-03-05 12:00 - 13:30
Price: $125.00

Series of 8 conferences organized by the Great North Mental Health Program of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute
12:00 to 13:30/ Amphitheatre William E. (Douglas Hall)

Topic: History and culture: Inuit of Nunavik

- Testimony of Inuit culture of the past to today’s reality.

Speakers:

Eva Putuguq


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French presentation/ Bilingual discussion

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