Live 2018

Run by graduate students in McGill University’s Integrated Program in Neuroscience (IPN), BrainReach North is a science education outreach program for remote indigenous communities in Quebec, which completed two outreach trips in May, one fly-in visit to the Inuit community of Kuujjuarapik and one road trip to visit schools in the Cree communities of Mistissini and Waswanipi. Two of the graduate student volunteers, Sébastien Belliveau and Eviatar Fields have written about their experience. This is Eviatar’s story.
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Live 2018

Run by graduate students in McGill University’s Integrated Program in Neuroscience (IPN), BrainReach North is a science education outreach program for remote indigenous communities in Quebec, which completed two outreach trips in May, one fly-in visit to the Inuit community of Kuujjuarapik and one road trip to visit schools in the Cree communities of Mistissini and Waswanipi. Two of the graduate student volunteers, Sébastien Belliveau and Eviatar Fields have written about their experience. This is Sébastien’s story.
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Live 2018

In Canada, childhood cancer remains the leading cause of death of children, yet only 5% of all cancer research dollars are directed to childhood cancer research. On June 23 between 9:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. a group of McGill Medical students will host YogAuction, an outdoor yoga event and silent auction at McGill’s Percival Molson Stadium. Included among the many activities for the event are a 60-minute yoga class, a speaker series and a silent auction. Funds raised from the event will go directly towards Childhood Cancer Canada, whose mission is to create victories for Canadian children with cancer through investment in national and collaborative research, educational and community programs.
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Live 2018

On May 11, for the third year in a row, six students from McGill began their three days in Boston. Their visit included a visit to the historic Ether Dome at the MGH – a yearly favorite – as well as a trip to the CASPAR Emergency Services Center in Boston as part of the Harvard – McGill Medical Student Exchange .
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Live 2018

Let’s face it: starting medical school can be quite an overwhelming experience. The McGill Medical Students’ Society’s ACE (Ambassadors for Comprehensive Education) program aims to ease the transition by offering new medical students a helping hand to navigate through medical school.
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Live 2018

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. CSTAR, which stands for Clinical Skills Training and Assessment Room, is a space located within the medical student lounge at the Lady Meredith Annex building that is dedicated to providing students with increased opportunities to acquire and perfect the time-honored skill of patient assessment.
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Live 2018

The CHASM-supported initiative known as “Supporting Young Black Students” (SYBS) hopes to make an impact by giving local Black high school students a glimpse into what different careers in health profession fields look like.
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Live 2018

One of three inaugural projects supported by CHASM, the health-related incubator launched last year by a group of McGill medical students, the Community Ambassadors to Conquer HPV, or C.A.T.C.H hope to contribute, as their name implies, to conquering HPV.
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Live 2018

Once again this year, working under the supervision of Dr. Nicole Li-Jessen, a team of five students from the McGill Faculty of Medicine’s School of Communication Sciences and Disorders have come together to organize a series of activities around an international event, World Voice Day, including a voice screening by speech-language pathology students on April 9 and a public seminar with a team of voice experts on April 13. A major focus of both events for this year will be laryngopharyngeal reflux, or LPR, a condition that occurs when gastric contents in the stomach travel along the esophagus and go all the way up to the upper airway and the throat.
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Live 2018

Spotting PTSD is an evidence-informed toolkit for the prevention and management of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in first and emergency responders. The creation of the toolkit first began as a student-initiated master’s project and became a passion and clinical foundation for several team members.
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