Alzheimer’s research at McGill: Milestone anniversary prompts walk down memory lane


“Thirty years ago, aging research was not sexy,” says Dr. Serge Gauthier. He is speaking to Medicine Focus from a cozy office in the Victorian house, on the green lawns of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Verdun, that is home to the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary.
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Sneak peek at medical simulation renos

“This is the place to make mistakes,” says Philippe Legault, Manager of Operations at the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning.
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Fledgling network brings together McGill’s stem cell researchers

“Many people at McGill don’t know what our scientific community is doing in stem cell research,” says Dr. Michel Tremblay, James McGill Professor and Jeanne and J.-Louis Lévesque Chair in Cancer Research, from his office at the Goodman Cancer Research Centre. Linda Peltier, PhD (Exp. Med.)’14, is trying to change that.
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9 ways to thrive at medical school: McGill residents share top tips


Medicine students and alumni, what do you wish you had known in Med-1?
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Putting it all together in Med-4

When the Medicine Class of 2017 arrived for Orientation three years ago, they learned that they were to be pioneers: the first cohort to experience the new MDCM curriculum, Patient at heart, Science in hand, the result of one of the most significant curricular reviews in the Faculty’s history. Throughout, the Class has proposed ways to make the new program—which has received an outpouring of support from our MDCM alumni—even stronger.
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Nurse with a mission

“Often people say that someone chooses homelessness, but when someone chooses homelessness, it’s because Option A is worse. So you have to ask you yourself, what was Option A?” says Jessica Sherman, MSc(A)’10.
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Hospital patient safety innovator

The plan was ambitious. Rally all hospitals across the United States around one goal: A 40% reduction in preventable harm and a 20% reduction in 30-day readmissions by the end of 2014.
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