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Department of Medicine LogoThe Department of Medicine is a large, multifaceted academic and clinical organization built around the medical services of McGill's principal teaching hospitals: the McGill University Health Center, the Jewish General Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital. In addition to clinical and teaching services directly related to patient care, the Department includes a broad array of research programs and its effort extends to all McGill hospitals and to the McGill campus with its researchers based at the Research Institute of the MUHC, the Lady Davis Research Institute, the Genome Center, the McGill Life Sciences Complex and the Goodman Cancer Center.  The Department is part of the Faculty of Medicine and is a major contributor to the undergraduate medical curriculum.  It is responsible for a large number of residency training programs, in core internal medicine as well as in a large number of sub-specialties of medicine and it also serves as the the host for one of the largest graduate programs within the University, administered through the Division of Experimental Medicine.  Enjoy your visit to our website.

If you are interested in a career in medicine, please visit the Faculty of Medicine's Admissions website.
 

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Jan. 2019
Dr. Brent Richards: A new ‘atlas’ of genetic influences on osteoporosis

Dec. 2018
Dr. Stéphane Laporte: Personalized medicine: revealing the secrets of drug actions

Dr. Don Vinh: Another Medical Cold Case Cracked by the MUHC’s ‘Dr. House’

Dr. Nitika Pai et al launch new Point-Of-Care Testing (POCT) Super Collection on Infectious Diseases on ScienceOpen

Can a smart app encourage HIV-self testing in Canada?

New cardiology textbook from Drs. Mark Eisenberg, Jonathan Afilalo and Jacqueline Joza

Nov. 2018
Dr. Olivier Beauchet:  Announcement of results of a clinical study unique in Canada on the effects of art on seniors

Dr. Don van Meyel:Can’t sleep? Fruit flies and energy drinks offer new clues

Drs. Michael Tsoukas, Errol Marlis and Robert Sladek:Cracking the genetic code of type 2 diabetes

Dr. Ines Colmegna: High-dose flu vaccine improves immune response in rheumatoid arthritis

Dr. Emily G. McDonald honoured by the Women’s Y Foundation

Oct. 2018
Dr. Sasha Bernatsky: The Journey of a USBJI Young Investigator in Research

Dr. Peter Siegel: Existing cancer drugs could prove beneficial for more patients

Dr. Stéphane Rinfret: A world first in interventional cardiology at the MUHC: a jackhammer to heal the heart

Two awards for Dr. Robyn Tamblyn

Drs. Sylvia and Richard Cruess receive the 2018 Abraham Flexner Award for Distinguished Service to Medical Education

Dr. James Brophy among the 2018 Canadian Academy of Health Sciences New Fellows

Sept. 2018
Madhukar Pai invited to first-ever UN High Level Meeting on Tuberculosis

New study uncovers vast variation and significant deficits in tuberculosis care in urban India

Dr. Dao Nguyen: New means to fight ‘un-killable’ bacteria in healthcare settings

Dr. Richard Menzies: Complete make-over in fight of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

Dr. John Bergeron: Maude Abbott: The Canadian scientist who deserved a Nobel prize

Aug. 2018
Dr. Brent Richards: New genetics findings unravel key components of fracture risk in osteoporosis

Dr. William Muller: Targeting Ezh2 could improve Luminal B breast cancer outcomes

Dr. Richard Menzies: Latent TB Treatment: Shorter is Better

July 2018
Dr. Karl Weiss: Hepatitis C: a revolutionary treatment to fight this silent disease

Dr. Samy Suissa pens editorial questioning new treatment regimen for COPD

June 2018
Dr. Kaberi Dasgupta: Living with the stigma of diabetes

Dr. Nancy Mayo et al: AIDS and aging focus of research study

Dr. Christina Wolfson: Canadians are aging well, but…

 

 

 

NEWSLETTER

Latest Vital Signs (Department Newsletter) : October 2018 

 

EVENTS - 2018

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Physician Wellbeing Course for Department of Medicine members- more info