Joanne Liu (MDCM’91, IMHL’14, DSc’16) brings decades of experience as a pediatric emergency room physician and former international president of Doctors Without Borders to McGill’s School of Population and Global Health. In her new role as a professor, she will focus on pandemic and health emergencies.
Mohammed Mohammedi (IMHL’19) has spent the past 25 years fighting to eradicate polio and other deadly diseases in the developing world. Now, as he confronts the complex challenge of eradicating polio in Afghanistan with his team at UNICEF, Mohammedi credits the IMHL program for honing his ability to lead in crisis situations.
While the five-phase project management cycle developed by Duncan is, for many, the gold standard, the long-term commitment among recipient populations, health care professionals, and/or governing bodies is not specifically addressed. Thus, Nathalie Duchesne, MD and Eliane Ubalijoro, PhD propose a management and leadership framework that ensures sustainability through the three overarching themes: appreciative inquiry, trust, and culture.
In an interview with Professor Karl Moore, Dr Joanne Liu (IMHL'14) campaigns for the protection of frontline health workers, emphasizing the need for more personal protective equipment, psychological support, and transparency from government officials.
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks and ventilators increase by up to seventeen times. Healthcare improvement company Premier CEO Susan DeVore (IMHL’10) joins Yahoo! To talk boosting the PPE supply chain in the U.S.
Dr. Nathalie Duchesne (IMHL’18) and her team reveal how an AI algorithm can predict how COVID-19 cases will progress based on analysis of baseline chest x-rays.
A new study conducted on behalf of the Canadian Red Cross reveals that the COVID-19 pandemic has left nearly half of young adults in Canada experiencing excessive anxiety and symptoms of depression.
Dr. Paul Hébert (IMHL’20), Special Advisor to the Canadian Red Cross and Professor of Medicine at the University of Montreal, is calling on the public to check in on young adults in their lives.
Dr. Jean-Simon Létourneau (IMHL’21), emergency physician at the Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis, sheds lights on the disconnect between messages from decision-makers and the reality on the ground for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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When Dr. Nadine Larente (IMHL’13) discovered CHSLD Herron in dire need of help, she called on her family to provide urgent care for the seniors left behind during the midst of the pandemic.
Dr. Isabelle Samson (IMHL’18) has been promoted to Director of Professional Services at CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale. Prior to her promotion, Samson served as Deputy Director of Professional Services. She is a committed leader with several years of management experience in addition to maintaining an active practice in family medicine.
With declining resources available to support growing COVID-19 patients, rural regions may be hard hit, says Richard Fleet (IMHL’21). In this article, he proposes four solutions to minimize the impact on regional areas.
In an article in Le Devoir, Jean-Simon Létourneau (IMHL’21), François de Champlain (IMHL’21), Richard Fleet (IMHL’21) and Joanne Liu (IMHL’14) reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the healthcare system and suggest measures to better prepare for the next one.
As the former international president of Médecins Sans Frontières, Joanne Liu (MDCM'91, IMHL'14, DSc'16) is familiar with the full force of epidemics. In this article in The Globe and Mail, Liu proposes immediate actions that Canada can take to limit the impact of COVID-19.
Following an early account of the local transmission of COVID-19, Desautels alumnus Dr. Hamidah Meghani (IMHL’15) stresses the need for communities to practice social distancing to stop the spread of the virus.
Dr. Daksha Shah (IMHL’20), Deputy Director of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) Health Department, explains how contact tracing has helped decrease the spread of COVID-19 in Mumbai.