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Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Honours McGill IMHL Graduates

The Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) has honoured two graduates from McGill’s International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL) program. Dr. Judy Morris, graduating this spring, was named Emergency Physician of the Year, while Dr.

Published: 12 May 2023

The lessons from this pandemic are helping Joanne Liu prepare us for the next one

“Epidemics and pandemics are without pity,” says Joanne Liu (MDCM'91, IMHL'14, DSc'16) “If there are weak links, they will break.” Liu is the former president of Médecins Sans Frontières, and a graduate of Desautels’ International Masters for Health Leadership program.

Published: 14 Apr 2023

Online is a new portal for the university’s online programs

McGill Online is a new portal that aggregates online degree programs from across McGill’s faculties, offering a McGill education to people who might not otherwise be able to get one. These degrees are offered fully online and present opportunities to people who are based in other cities, or who can’t study on a typical university schedule.

Published: 23 Mar 2023

43rd Desautels Management Achievement Awards celebrates industry “disruptors”

On Friday, February 3, the Desautels Faculty of Management hosted the 43rd edition of the Desautels Management Achievement Awards, a student-run initiative which brings the global Desautels community together to celebrate the achievements of industry leaders who have demonstrated a career of great achievement and commitment of responsible business.

Published: 17 Feb 2023

McGill’s Joanne Liu calls for global pandemic preparedness council in Scientific American

The COVID-19 pandemic was incredibly costly, for the health of the population and the economy. But the next infectious disease pandemic could be even worse. Politicians can choose to prevent it, but they need to take action now, argues Dr.

Published: 6 Dec 2022

Médecins Sans Frontières brought business innovations to charitable giving

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) introduced a new business model for charitable giving. “We were the first ones to create the regular donation model," said Dr. Joanne Liu (MDCM'91, IMHL'14, DSc'16), an emergency physician, a professor at the School of Population and Global Health at McGill University, and the 13th President of MSF (2013-2019). “One of our first fundraising campaigns was 1 euro per day,” Liu said in an interview with Prof.

Published: 14 Nov 2022

CCHL Renews Strategic Alliance with McGill / Le CCLS renouvelle son alliance stratégique avec McGill

The Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) has once again awarded LEADS certification to the Desautels Faculty of Management’s International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL) program and initiated a new strategic alliance with the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management (GCHM), offered jointly with the McGill McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Published: 2 Sep 2022

IMHL alum Dr. Mark Eisenberg named James McGill Professor

Dr. Mark Eisenberg (IMHL'10) was one of nine senior scholars named a James McGill Professor.

Published: 11 Aug 2022

Environmental pressures are one factor in the increased probability of pandemics

Joanne Liu (MDCM'91, IMHL'14, DSc'16) is no stranger to health emergencies. The physician and former International President of Médecins sans Frontières is leading McGill’s efforts to prepare for future health emergencies. As the director of the Pandemic and Health Emergency Readiness Lab, Liu is seeking to develop solutions to current crises and prepare for future ones.

Published: 2 Jun 2022

The International Masters for Health Leadership students analyze health care systems for lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic

The pandemic demanded a rapid response from health care systems around the world. This revealed both strengths and weaknesses–and now there is an opportunity to examine the experience for lessons about the future. The International Masters for Health Leadership is doing exactly that.

Published: 11 May 2022

Delve podcast: New Normal: How Healthcare Systems Impact Practitioner Distress, with Dr. Martin A. Koyle

What can be done when healthcare leaders say that they simply can't work anymore? On Delve’s The "New Normal" podcast, Dr. Martin A.

Published: 14 Apr 2022

Delve podcast: New Normal: How Flexible Healthcare Leadership Eases Crisis with Dr. Lynn Mikula

How have some healthcare organizations maintained stability and trust during the COVID-19 pandemic? On Delve’s The "New Normal" podcast series, Dr.

Published: 17 Feb 2022

20 questions with Professor Henry Mintzberg

Earlier this month, Policy Magazine hosted a Q&A-style webinar with Professor Henry Mintzberg, author of Managers Not MBAs. Moderated by Professor Karl Moore, the discussion focuses on common barriers to managing well in a pandemic environment.

Published: 27 Jan 2022

Innovative Laval University program looks to McGill’s IMHL for inspiration

Inspired by McGill’s International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL) program, Laval University’s Faculty of Medicine recently designed an internship for rising medical graduates to tackle challenges in pandemic management and rural medicine.

Published: 21 Jan 2022

A call to share the vaccine with the world

According to Dr. Joanne Liu (IMHL'14), countries like Canada can accelerate the end of the pandemic by lending support to developing countries where vaccination rates are lower, and variants tend to originate. Liu feels “heartbroken” over missed opportunities to share vaccines with other countries but hasn’t been able to convince the Canadian government to change its approach.

Published: 11 Jan 2022


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