Live 2017

Known as the “Donning the Healer’s Habit Ceremony,” the annual White Coat Ceremony held this year on September 15, represents the transition of McGill medical students from laymanship to physicianship. Congratulations to the Class of 2020!
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Live 2017

The Steinberg Global Health Postdoctoral Fellowship has announced its 2017 cohort. Over the next year, Shaun Cleaver and Wenhua Wang will be tackling, respectively, the impact of social policy on disabled individuals in Zambia and primary health care evaluation in China. Their fellowships begin in September.
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Live 2017

La Presse+ shares Joannie Rochette’s journey from medal-winning figure skater at the Vancouver Olympics to McGill medical student in this recent profile.
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Live 2017

In a recent story posted on The Players’ Tribune, McGill Medical student Laurent Duvernay-Tardif provides a glimpse into his journey of simultaneously completing medical school while playing offensive line in the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs.
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Live 2017

The Explore! Careers in Health Camp helps high school students explore careers in health through hands-on learning at McGill. Camp participants hail from diverse ethnic, linguistic, economic and geographic backgrounds.
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Live 2017

It’s difficult to find a better role model than the Mont-St-Hilaire native who has combined playing football at the highest level with medical school. This year he signed a five year extension with the Kansas City Chiefs and will spend most of July doing an anesthesia rotation at a Montreal hospital.
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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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