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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

Perspectives from IMHL alumna on her quest for Olympic gold

In a blog post for Radio Canada, Sylvie Bernier (IMHL’11) comments on her journey to achieving Olympic gold, which was at once exhilarating and rewarding as it was all-consuming and distressing. Along the way, she shares what life has been like after the Olympics and how it has changed.

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Published: 2 Mar 2018

The good and the bad of modern healthcare

Desautels Professor Henry Mintzberg joined The Sunday Edition on CBC Radio with Michael Enright to discuss his take on modern healthcare, stating that we need to approach challenges in the field of health care in a radically different way.  

Published: 6 Feb 2018

IMHL participant honoured for community work

IMHL participant Gabriela Stroian was recently honored for her voluntary teaching of Medical Physics in Haiti by the Groupe de réflexion et d’action pour une Haïti nouvelle [Reflection and Action Group for a New Haiti] (GRAHN).

Published: 7 Nov 2017

IMHL alumnus to lead pediatric department

If the Desautels Faculty of Management thrives, it is thanks to the success of our alumni, our greatest ambassadors. Congratulations to Turki Alahmadi (IMHL’16) who was recently appointed Chairman of the Pediatric Department at the College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

“It’s not what you know, it’s what you learn.” - Turki Alahmadi

Published: 26 Oct 2017

The world is consciousness according to IMHL alumnus

According to a piece co-authored by Anoop Kumar (IMHL’15), the matter that comprises the world around us can be boiled down to our consciousness manifest.

More than an amalgamation of atoms or particles, the authors maintain that our experience of the world is actually an experience of consciousness, and that our education system has the responsibility to address these concepts in the classroom.

Published: 18 Oct 2017

Suburban hospital’s new radiology room a real boon to local patients

The Director of Lakeshore General Hospital’s medical imaging department, Doctor Fadi Aris (IMHL’18), is upbeat about his hospital’s new multifunction radiology room. The $2 million installation will free west Island patients from the need to commute to a downtown hospital for certain services. As the West Island population ages, having access to immediate, local treatment becomes even more important.

Published: 8 Sep 2017

A call for a new worldview

In a piece for SFGate, Drs. Deepak Chopra and Anoop Kumar (MMGMT’15, International Practicing Health) write that, though the times we live in are worrying at best, taking on a new worldview can really help restore some hope.

Published: 23 Aug 2017

Solving the objective-subjective reality split

Deepak Chopra and Desautels alumnus Anoop Kumar, MD (IMHL’16) write for The Huffington Post about a perceived split in reality, and how to address it. Specifically, they talk about the dichotomy between objective and subjective reality; how outside forces cause subjective experience.

Published: 19 Jul 2017

Mintzberg on healthcare management and how to fix it

In his new book, Managing the Myths of Healthcare, Desautels professor Henry Mintzberg decries the current management culture being foisted on society by leadership programs, describing it as “detached, generic, technocratic,” before going on to claim that it can too easily lead to bullying and divisiveness.

Published: 8 Jun 2017

Affordable water purification arrives in India

There are many parts of India where access to clean drinking water is a constant stressor. Now, a product invented by Desautels alumna Dr. Padma Venkat (IMHL’14) and funded in part by a $100,000 Grand Challenges Canada grant promises to alleviate the pressure on regions with little access to clean drinking water. After extensive field testing and design refinements, the Tamras device is ready for prime time.

Published: 26 Apr 2017

A refreshing take on healthcare

Dr. Anoop Kumar (IMHL’15) has published a new book, Michelanglo’s Medicine: how redefining the human body will transform health and healthcare. The book offers a refreshing look at the human body not just as a bunch of organs, but rather as “a masterpiece, waiting to be discovered.” Dr. Kumar proposes a new approach based on his experiences as an ER doctor, as well as the eastern philosophies he grew up with.

Published: 6 Apr 2017