Live 2017

Under the supervision of Dr. Matthew Hunt,
Faculty of Medicine students Renaud Boulanger and Anushree Davé played key roles in the development of a training manual and accompanying e-learning resource for the World Health Organization
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Live 2017

On April 27 a community engagement event, called Exploring Urban Gardens, was held for members of the first two cohorts of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship program (QES), which began in 2015-2016 and is led by Heather Whipps at the McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP).
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Live 2017

Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew, which wreaked massive destruction in Haiti in October 2016, Dr. Geoffroy Noel (Director, Division of Anatomical Sciences, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology), enlisted the help of the 1st- and 2nd- year McGill Medicine students and of Assistant Professor Dr. Nicole Ventura to raise funds for those afflicted by the disaster.
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Live 2017

Born in Aleppo, Syria, first-year McGill medical student Samir Touma immigrated to Montreal with his family at the age of five. As Global Health Advocate for the CFMS one of his tasks is to raise students’ awareness of different topics related to global health and since it is the land of his birth he thought the ongoing conflict in Syria would be an appropriate topic. Rather than organize a talk or conference, Samir set out to do something that could interest his fellow students through a different medium.
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Live 2017

It takes four years of hard work, long nights of studying, and countless hours of living and breathing medicine before a medical student can call themselves a doctor. However, the journey to earning a complete medical license is just the beginning; it’s then time for a “residency.” Follow a day in the life of a passionate young doctor.
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Live 2017

Launched in 2012, the annual fashion show organized by and featuring McGill Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry students was held this year on March 25 at Montreal’s Entrepot Dominion. Current Med-P students Bianca Sarkis and David-Dan Nguyen led the organization of this year’s event supported by a six person executive committee. In addition to the 35 student models from among the Med/Dent-P and Med/Dent-1 cohorts, there were also five talent acts comprised of Med/Dent-P students that performed on the evening, which ultimately raised more than $8,000 for Anorexie et Boulimie Québec.
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Live 2017

The first course at McGill to participate in a Wikipedia-supported WikiEdu initiative, Dr. Nicole Li-Jessen from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, identified seven articles that she thought needed work and tasked the speech language pathology students in her graduate-level voice disorder course with addressing them. Four of those students – Omar Orbegozo Zavala, Kira Perlman, Jeanie Morry and Allyson Trainor – decided to tackle the entry on transgender voice therapy.
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Live 2017

The second-year McGill medical student talks about her long held passion for helping vulnerable populations and reflects on her year so far at the helm of the MSS.
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Live 2017

An initiative of the Canadian Cancer Society, the Great Spin is a Quebec-wide fundraiser where people gather at a gym, hop on spinning bikes and spin for one, two or three hours in exchange for donations which go towards cancer research. François Gagnon, a fourth-year medical student at McGill has taken the lead on one team that will be spinning at Klub Athletik in Griffintown on February 11.
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Live 2016

Eloise Passarella, a first-year medical student at McGill was trying to come up with an idea that would combine her two passions of medicine and dance. The result is a calendar featuring medical students representing various styles of dance in medical-related environments. All profits from sales of the calendar will be donated to the National Centre for Dance Therapy of les Grands Ballets Canadiens
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