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Faculty of Medicine

Top 10 Quebec discoveries of 2020 unveiled

Two McGill-led brain cancer studies made it to Québec Science’s annual list of top discoveries for 2020. As per tradition, the top discovery will be chosen by the voting public. 


Saliva tests for COVID-19: as good as nasopharyngeal, but cheaper

New study by RI-MUHC and McGill researchers indicates cheaper, less invasive saliva sampling should be considered as an alternative to nasopharyngeal swabs for detecting SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Birth of an Idea

McGill-led Ubenwa team’s fast, easy-to-use mobile AI app allows clinicians to flag the risk of newborn asphyxia — and has the potential to save lives and improve outcomes for millions of newborns each year.

McGill scholars receive national certificate of merit

Congratulations to Drs. Joanne Alfieri, Robert Sternszus and Aliki Thomas, recipients of the Canadian Association of Medical Education (CAME) 2021 Certificate of Merit Award.

McGill Cares: informal caregiver webcasts

Join us for our next webcast, “Recognizing when coping mechanisms become addictions,” on January 20 at 12 pm, with Dr. David Luckow. “Understanding and caring for a person with depression,” with Dr. Gustavo Turecki, is available here.


Patient at heart, Science in hand…

Welcome to the McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences — home to a unique and diverse community of health professionals, scientists, students and staff who are committed to compassionate, evidence-based care.



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McGill is one of the top medical schools in North America and enjoys an international reputation for excellence in teaching, clinical training and research.


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Dr. Don Sheppard, Director of the McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and Immunity (MI4), explains how we can manage risk associated with COVID-19 going forward.


Dr. Don Sheppard

At McGill’s new Campus Outaouais, the first cohorts of the undergraduate medical education and medicine preparatory programs have now started their studies in French, in Gatineau. Bienvenue!

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