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Reflecting on years of humanitarian impact

After six years serving as the International President of Doctors Without Borders, Joanne Liu (IMHL’14) sits down with Le Devoir to reflect on the grand challenges that shaped her tenure with the organization, as well as her future aspirations.

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Published: 3 Jun 2019

Transforming grief into impact

In 2002, Sylvie Bernier (IMHL’11) witnessed the tragic drowning of her young nephew.

Sixteen years later, through the launch of a new book and documentary with Radio-Canada, she has resolved to show courage in the face of grief to make a positive impact in society.

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Published: 17 Apr 2019

Business school recruiters set sights on Africa

Professor Corey Phelps, Associate Dean of Executive Education at Desautels comments on the growing recognition of Africa as a source of top candidates for Canadian business schools. In the case of the International Masters for Healthcare Leadership, some of the program’s strongest participants have originated from there.

Published: 26 Mar 2019

Maximizing the impact of innovation in developing countries

Michael Seo (IMHL’2015) co-authors an article for Fast Company in which he outlines the systemic challenges of implementing cutting-edge healthcare in the developing world, as well as the common pitfalls of rushing to introduce innovations in such contexts.

Published: 19 Mar 2019

Recapping the Bedtime Stories book launch

On February 19, 2019, renowned management thinker Professor Henry Mintzberg launched his twentieth book, Bedtime Stories for Managers, a roundup of forty-two leadership anecdotes curated from his decades of experience.

Published: 13 Mar 2019

IMHL alumna reaches new heights

IMHL graduate Nicole Rouvinez-Bouali (IMHL’17) has had a very busy year: from publishing a chapter in an award-winning book and starting new research collaborations, to receiving the 2018 Leading Physicians of the World Award.

More specifically, over 2018, Rouvinez-Bouali has:

Published: 18 Jan 2019

IMHL graduate releases new book

Mark J. Eisenberg, MD MPH (IMHL’10), Director of the MD-PhD Program and Professor of Medicine at McGill University, has released a new book entitled, Cardiology Board Review and Self-Assessment: A Companion Guide to Hurst’s the Heart.

The book features 1,100 answers to key questions stemming from the 14th Edition of Hurst’s the Heart, a comprehensive review of the entire field of cardiovascular medicine.

Published: 10 Dec 2018

IMHL alumna is business hall of fame inductee

For her track record of leadership and business excellence, Susan DeVore (IMHL’10), CEO of Premier Inc., has been inducted into the North Carolina Business Hall of Fame.Read more

Published: 23 Nov 2018

IMHL alumna on reforming health care

Susan DeVore (IMHL’10), CEO Premier Healthcare Alliance, discusses how her company is working to improve the health-care system in the U.S.

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Published: 31 Aug 2018

Walk of Fame star for IMHL alumna

Health advocate Dr. Joanne Liu (MDCM’91, IMHL’14, DSc’16) is among the 10 new inductees to the Walk of Fame, which honors Canadians who have excelled on the national and international levels.

As International President of Médecins sans frontières (Doctors Without Borders) Dr. Joanne Liu has worked with Malian refugees in Mauritania, helped people affected by the earthquake in Haiti and the tsunami in Indonesia, and tended to war-wounded patients in Syria.

Published: 26 Jul 2018

IMHL participant celebrated as leader in TB treatment

IMHL participant, Dr Daksha Yeshwantlal Shah, Deputy Executive Health Officer, Non-Communicable Diseases and MIS Public Health Department, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), has been recognized by the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) for her outstanding efforts in advancing the diagnosis and awareness of TB in Mumbai, India.

Published: 28 Jun 2018

Catching up with renowned management thinker Henry Mintzberg

Professor Henry Mintzberg recently sat down with Professor Karl Moore on his CEO Series show to explore his approach to Management education via the IMPM and IMHL programs, as well as the profound societal impact the program participants are making.  

Published: 4 May 2018

IMHL participant fights for accessible dental coverage in Maryland - and wins!

Diane Romaine, IMHL’18 candidate, has been a strong advocate for adult dental care in her state of Maryland and it has recently paid off with the Maryland General Assembly unanimously passing a motion to include adult dental coverage in its Medicaid plan (formally referred to as:  SB 284 –Maryland Medical Assistance Program – Dental Coverage for Adults – Pilot Program).

Published: 11 Apr 2018

IMHL grad promoted to nursing director

Chantal Souligny (IMHL’14) has been selected as the new Director of Nursing for the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), effective March 19, bringing considerable experience in the health care sector to the role. 

Published: 23 Mar 2018

Marketing Campaign: Who's behind Desautels?

How do you address severe health inequities in your community?

Learn more about how Desautels students are behind some of the most significant social initiatives.

Published: 19 Mar 2018