Live 2017

It is with sadness that we share the news that Dr. Mostafa Elhilali died suddenly in Florida on Saturday, April 29th. True to his legendary passion for the field of urology, he was attending the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons Meeting at the time of his death. A family man, philanthropist, colleague and friend, Dr. Mostafa Elhilali inspired countless people to reach for the top of their fields. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends around the world; he will be sorely missed.
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Live 2017

The lecture will take place at the Arts Building in the Moyse Hall. The special guest speaker is Dr. Atul Gawande, Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
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Live 2017

The nomination process for the 2017 Dean of Medicine Awards of Excellence has officially begun! The goal of this vital program is to applaud the outstanding endeavours of permanent administrative support staff and technicians from across the Faculty of Medicine.
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Live 2017

In February 2017, McGill’s MDCM program underwent a “limited site survey,” as required by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). During this scheduled visit, CACMS representatives met with students, residents, faculty members, staff and leadership to evaluate our program relative to the last full CACMS survey in 2015. We have received the survey team’s report, which we are pleased to share with you.
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Live 2017

We are pleased to announce the re-appointment of Dr. Shari Baum as Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, a position she has held since 2014. At a time when innovation is key to fulfilling the enormous demands facing medicine today, as competition for researchers and resources increases markedly, and ethical issues often present thorny choices, Dr. Baum has shown discernment and clarity, and has established the conditions for high standards of productivity, creative thinking, and service in research at the Faculty of Medicine.
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Live 2017

On March 15, 2017, McGill held its second annual day of giving, McGill24: a 24-hour global fundraising effort celebrating philanthropy at the University. Our Faculty performed phenomenally well, thanks to your involvement.
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Live 2017

We regret to report the passing of Dr. James D. Baxter, former Chair of McGill’s Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, at age 93 with his loving family by his side, on Monday, March 13, 2017. Dr. Baxter led the department for more than 20 years from 1969-1990 with distinction and grace, ensuring it not only remained viable through some difficult times, but emerged stronger due to his leadership.
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Live 2017

It is with much sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dr. Sean Buller Murphy on March 16, 2017 in his sleep at the Chateau Westmount in Montreal. Dr. Murphy led the Department of Ophthalmology as chairman for many years, and training a large number of current faculty who carry on Dr. Murphy’s values and principles to the next generations of ophthalmologists.
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Live 2017

We are pleased to announce the re-appointment of Dr. Howard Bergman as Chair of the Department of Family Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. Dr. Bergman has led the department through a period of expansion since 2012, including in its residency program, which is now the largest within the Faculty.
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Live 2017

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Cassandra Fusco to the position of Associate Director, Administrative Excellence Centre (AEC) No. 9, supporting the departments of Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, effective March 27, 2017.
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