Dr Emily McDonald was honored by the YWCA of Montreal, as one of three Montreal women of distinction for their 2018 awards.
La soirée inspirationELLE is an event to celebrate young women in Montreal for their leadership, professional accomplishments, and community engagement in their respective domains. The awards are supported by the Women’s Y foundation and the National Bank. Dr McDonald is the recipient in the category “sports, santé et mieux-être” for her research in appropriate prescribing for older adults, funded by the CIHR. Dr McDonald is an FRQS Junior 1 scientist and the co-creator of MedSafer, an electronic software to guide clinicians through the process of safe prescribing.