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COVID-19 Stories Contest

COVID-19 Stories Contest

Deadline for submissions: October 15, 2020

Published: 24 Aug 2020

FMED Student Video Conte$t

The Department of Family Medicine wants to promote graduate students’ voices on our website. We are proud of our students and believe that they should be showcased. You have all earned a place on our website, as we will be creating public “student profiles.”

In that spirit, we have created a video contest with awards to win!

The videos selected will be uploaded to the website to highlight your experience as students in our department.


Published: 28 Jul 2020

Lashanda Skerritt awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

By Yasmine Elmir

Published: 28 Jul 2020

R2R & Workday

To all Academics and Administrative and Support Staff,

Published: 22 Jul 2020

Update on the Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF)

This memo is an update on the process of implementing the CRCEF at McGill and its affiliated health research institutes. We write at this time as researchers may be contacting you or your offices directly about the CRCEF. Recall that the CRCEF is the one federal research grant relief program that universities across the country administer directly.

Published: 20 Jul 2020

Family medicine teams defy COVID-19 by linking to patients via telehealth

All it took was a few moments for Dr. Mark Karanofsky to look at his patient and realize something was seriously wrong: Antonio José Santiago was clearly walking with a limp, and the right side of his face was drooping noticeably.

A stroke—no doubt about it!

Quickly, Dr. Karanofsky explained the nature of the emergency to Mr. Santiago and his wife, Eunice Gomes Santiago, who were able to get prompt medical help before his condition grew much worse.

Published: 6 Jul 2020

A golden hour for change

Dr. Vasiliki Rahimzadeh, recent PhD graduate in the Department of Family Medicine and the Centre of Genomics and Policy, provided the following text reflecting on her recently being awarded both the Governor General’s Gold Medal and Gordon MacLachlan Prizes.

Published: 18 Jun 2020

McGill Family Medicine members recognized by the Quebec College of Family Physicians

Two members of the McGill University Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Family Medicine were recently honoured by the Collège québécois des médecins de famille (CQMF).

Published: 11 Jun 2020

Thanks from Premier Legault for PPE and research on COVID

Dear Colleagues,

Principal Fortier recently received thanks from the Premier of Quebec, François Legault, for the support of the McGill community to the health care sector since the beginning of the pandemic.  She has asked me to share them with you.  

The Premier’s letter includes the following paragraph:  

Published: 8 Jun 2020

McGill Professor implementing AI tech to predict and monitor COVID-19 in long-term care residences

McGill Professor implementing AI tech to predict and monitor COVID-19 in long-term care residences 

Professor Samira Rahimi is using real-time AI technology to track, monitor and predict COVID-19 symptoms among high-risk seniors in Montreal and Toronto

Published: 3 Jun 2020

Only available in French- On reste ensemble : déconfinement et un brin de jalousie

On reste ensemble : déconfinement et un brin de jalousie

La médecin en résidence Andrée Vincent souhaite rester vigilante face au déconfinement au Québec. Originaire d'Edmonton, elle effectue actuellement sa résidence à l'Université McGill à Montréal. Elle explique que sa pratique dans les hôpitaux et son contact avec des patients possiblement atteints de la COVID-19 l'empêchent de déconfiner à la même vitesse que le reste des Québécois.

Published: 1 Jun 2020


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