Dept. of Medicine

We are delighted to announce that Dr Suzanne Morin accepted the position of MUHC Division Director for General Internal Medicine effective December 1st, 2020. Dr Morin is an accomplished Clinician Scientist, clinician, teacher and leader. Her strength as a goal oriented consultative leader are well recognized. Her focus on building infrastructures for success will bring MUHC GIM to the next level.

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Published on: 15 Jan 2021

Dr Susan Kahn was appointed to the position of Associate Chair, Research, in the McGill Department of Medicine, effective November 15, 2020. Dr Kahn will focus on capacity building in basic/clinical research, the growth in DOM research publications/impact and in research grant funding and will develop mechanisms to ensure the regular measurement and reporting on DOM research metrics. As Associate Chair, she will work in close collaboration with internal (McGill and partner institutions) and external (e.g.

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Published on: 15 Jan 2021

In October 2020, Dr Natalie Dayan was appointed the newly created position of Associate Chair, Wellness, in the McGill Department of Medicine, effective November 1, 2020. In the role of Associate Chair, Dr Dayan will focus on enhancing “whole person” development within the Department of Medicine. This will include programming in the areas of physician wellness, equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI), leadership development and mentorship.

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Published on: 15 Jan 2021

In October 2020, Dr Emily McDonald was appointed to the newly created position of Associate Chair, Quality and Safety, in the McGill Department of Medicine, effective November 1, 2020. Dr McDonald will focus on capacity building in Quality and Safety scholarship in close collaboration with internal and external Quality and Patient Safety programs to deliver on this important academic endeavor.

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Published on: 15 Jan 2021

In September 2020, Dr Isabelle Malhamé was elected the first Early Career Representative on the newly formed Department of Medicine Governing Council. Dr Malhamé was recruited to the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine as Assistant Professor in 2019. While in residency, Dr Malhamé was Co-chief, General Internal Medicine resident at McGill and served as a resident representative on the Continuing Professional Education committee of the Association des Spécialistes en Médecine Interne du Québec.

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Published on: 15 Jan 2021

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Gerald Fried as Associate Dean, Education Technology and Innovation, and Director of the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning (SCSIL), both positions within the Faculty of Medicine, effective January 1, 2020.

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Published on: 13 Nov 2019

By Shawn Hayward, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital

Discovery will aid development of treatments for this debilitating disease

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (MNI) have identified novel gene mutations that cause hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP), a step forward in efforts to treat this debilitating disease.

Classified as: Guy Rouleau, MNI, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, HSP, hereditary spastic paraplegia, gene mutation, debilitating disease, weakness, spasticity, CanHSP, Canadian Institutes for Health Research
Published on: 10 May 2016

McGill Newsroom

CREATE project to prepare graduates for high-skills work in surgical-devices industry

A team led by McGill University professor Jake Barralet will receive $1.65 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada to provide nearly 90 students with cross-disciplinary training to prepare them for high-skill jobs in the surgical devices industry.

Classified as: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, NSERC, Collaborative Research and Training Experience, science and technology, surgical-devices industry, Jake Barralet, Greg Fergus, Science and Economic Development, Rosie Goldstein
Published on: 14 Apr 2016

McGill University Health Centre

RI-MUHC will lead an innovative pan-Canadian network that aims to improve life outcomes for children with brain-based development disabilities

RI-MUHC will lead an innovative pan-Canadian network that aims to improve life outcomes for children with brain-based development disabilities

Classified as: children, disabilities, McGill University Health Centre, health and lifestyle, Annette Majnemer, brain-based development disabilities, SPOR, Jane Philpott, Steven Miller, Dan Goldowitz
Published on: 31 Mar 2016

McGill Newsroom

McGill, UCLA study of low- and middle-income countries shows paid maternity leave policies could help prevent infant deaths

For each additional month of paid maternity leave offered in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), infant mortality is reduced by 13%, according to a new study by researchers from McGill University and UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

Classified as: Biostatistics, Jody Heymann, Department of Epidemiology, health and lifestyle, maternity, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, PLoS Medicine, child death, maternal death, and Occupational Health, McGill’s Institute for Health and Social Policy, Arijit Nandi
Published on: 30 Mar 2016

By Julie Robert, McGill University Health Centre

Hip fractures are one of the most common injuries sustained by the elderly population following a fall.

Classified as: Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, health and lifestyle
Published on: 4 Mar 2016

By Chris Chipello, McGill Newsroom

Surprisingly complex interactions between neurotransmitter receptors and other key proteins help explain the brain’s ability to process information with lightning speed, according to a new study.

Classified as: brain, Pharmacology, Derek Bowie, Alzheimer, neuron, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), health and lifestyle, proteins, receptors, macromolecules, Philip Biggin
Published on: 25 Feb 2016

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