Live 2017

Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill Global Health Programs, shares his thoughts on how immigrant scientists can pay it forward and give back to their native countries, in this piece which originally appeared on Devex.
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Live 2017

Over the course of nearly two centuries, the hospitals that make up the McGill University academic health network have gone from fiercely independent private entities competing for funding and resources to publicly funded collaborative institutions whose watchwords are integration and consolidation.
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The IPAC holds an annual national general meeting and mentorship forum, which this year was hosted in August by the Indigenous Health Professions Program (IHPP) at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine. Approximately 35 participants from across the country gathered in Montreal for two days under the theme of “Connecting with Communities.
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Dr. Steven Skates is an Associate Professor at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School where he is an early detection investigator. His research focuses on developing longitudinal algorithms for early detection of ovarian cancer – referred to as a « silent killer » because in its early stages its symptoms are vague and non-specific – conducting and analyzing screening trials implementing these algorithms, and discovery and validation of early detection ovarian cancer serum biomarkers. On Tuesday, Oct. 3, Skates will deliver a lecture titled Mortality analyses in the UK collaborative trial of ovarian cancer screening (UKCTOCS), in the Meakins Amphitheatre (room 521) from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Ahead of his visit, Dr. Skates took the time to answer some questions about his work.

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In a recent article for The Wire, Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill Global Health Programs, weighs in on India’s standing in the recently published health-related Sustainable Development Goals and raises the question as to whether India will respond by fully funding and implementing its ambitious health policies.
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In an Op-Ed appearing in today’s Montreal Gazette, Dr. Howard Bergman, Chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Dr. Isabelle Vedel, Assistant Professor in Family Medicine at McGill, who together lead the Canadian Team for Healthcare Services, share how an emphasis towards primary care delivered by multidisciplinary teams is a step in the right direction for long term care of Alzheimer’s patients.
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Just as a well sustains a village, the Faculty of Medicine’s WELL Office (Wellness Enhanced Lifelong Learning) has, in recent years, nourished medical students and residents in need of personal, academic or career counselling. The village it serves is doubling its population.
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During a press conference held September 18, the Jewish General Hospital officially launched the Azrieli Heart Centre, made possible through a $20 million gift from the Azrieli Foundation. Along with an additional $5 million for new intensive care facilities in the recently named Azrieli Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Unit, the combined $25 million gift ranks as one of the most generous acts of philanthropy in the history of the JGH and the single largest in the current JGH campaign.
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On the evening of Monday, September 11, the McGill University Faculty of Medicine’s recently created Indigenous Health Professions Program (IHPP) held an inaugural welcome dinner at Thompson House to kick-off the new academic year for Indigenous students studying in health care-related disciplines at the University. “Very often Indigenous students feel alone when they come to a university setting,” explains Dr. Kent Saylor, Director of the Indigenous Health Professions Program at McGill. “The student welcoming event is a great way to introduce them to our program, introduce them to each other and to show them that they are important to us. It is easy to get lost in a large institution such as McGill. We want to show the students they are important and we will do everything we can to help them succeed throughout their time at McGill.”
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Alzheimer’s Care consultant Claire Webster joined Annie Demelt on CTV News Sunday night, September 17th at 11:30 to talk about pilot project workshops for caregivers of patients with dementia, being held at McGill’s Simulation Centre.
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