Dr. Phil Gold honoured by Queen’s University

On May 24, 2018, Dr. Phil Gold, the Douglas G. Cameron Professor of Medicine and Professor of Physiology and Oncology at McGill University received an honorary doctorate from Queen’s University. The degree was conferred during the afternoon convocation ceremony which brought together graduates from the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing.

Published: 1 Jun 2018

Claire Trottier presented with the 2018 SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award

On May 31, Dr. Claire Trottier, an Academic Associate working as an Education Specialist at McGill University’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology was presented with the SALTISE (Supporting Active Learning & Technological Innovation in Studies of Education) Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award during the seventh SALTISE conference, an event hosted at McGill which brought together over 300 educators from across 55 post-secondary institutions in Québec and Canada.

Published: 1 Jun 2018

Clinical innovation takes centre stage at inaugural McGill CLIC and Hakim Family Prize event

Top finalists pitch to win 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes

By Diane Weidner, Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning

Published: 25 May 2018

McGill partners with KINOVA to foster innovation in robotics

By Diane Weidner, Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning

Published: 17 May 2018

A global perspective on team trauma training

By Diane Weidner, Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning

Published: 11 May 2018

ACE program helps students navigate med school

By Gillian Woodford

Published: 11 May 2018

Dr. Claudio Cuello elected as a Fellow of the British Academy of Medical Sciences

Dr. Claudio Cuello, Professor and inaugural Charles E.

Published: 10 May 2018

McGill medical student’s philanthropy recognized nationally

With a passion for fundraising and volunteering, in 2014 Olivia Monton created her own foundation, known as Live for the Cause, to support local and grassroots charitable organizations in Montreal.

Published: 2 May 2018

Family Medicine Graduate Student Society takes home two McGill Awards

McGill’s Family Medicine Graduate Student Society (FMGSS) was recently recognized by the Post Graduate Student Society (PGSS) of McGill University awarded both the Post Graduate Student Association of the Year Award and the Best Academic Event Award.

Published: 27 Apr 2018

Exercise to change the brain

For someone with Parkinson’s disease (PD), the simple desire to grasp a glass of water can become an insurmountable task, made impossible by the tremors in their hand or arm. Finding strategies to improve these movement impairments is one of the major goals of rehabilitating people with Parkinson’s disease.

Published: 25 Apr 2018

Dr. Madhukar Pai honoured as influential alumnus by UC Berkeley

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the University of California, Berkeley’s (UCB) School of Public Health (SPH), the School compiled a list of their 75 most influential alumni. Included among the impressive list of luminaries was Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill Global Health Programs. On April 21, Dr. Pai traveled to Berkeley to formally accept this honour as part of the official celebrations.

Published: 25 Apr 2018

“Explore! Careers in Health” selected for McGill award

Explore! Careers in Health, a program developed and implemented by McGill Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry students was recently selected as the recipient of this year’s McGill Award for Equity and Community Building as a co-recipient in the Team category. The award recognizes the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity, inclusion and community engagement at McGill.

Published: 24 Apr 2018

McGill medical students develop space to refine their clinical skills

The revamped MDCM curriculum introduced a few years ago at McGill University includes a change in structure that offers medical students clinical exposure earlier in their studies. While welcomed and appreciated, the earlier timeline created an increased desire among students for more resources that could be used for autonomous learning.

Published: 24 Apr 2018

Dr. Lawrence Stein receives CAR’s 2018 Gold Medal Award

Source: Canadian Association of Radiologists

Published: 23 Apr 2018


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