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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.