In a provocative and engaging new book, Richard U’Ren, MDCM’64, makes a convincing case that mental health professionals should include social and economic factors when considering the origins of psychological distress and how best to help clients. Read more
Students from McGill’s Golden Key Society recently presented the Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre with a cheque for close to $1,000, the happy result of their fundraising efforts. Read more
Nominated by McGill University, Rosalind Goodman was awarded the “Outstanding Volunteer of the Year” award for 2011 by the Board of the Quebec Chapter for the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She was presented with the award on November 15 – National Philanthropy Day. Read more
Homecoming 2011 marked a banner year for the Faculty of Medicine with over 400 alumni attending events on and around campus. It also marked McGill’s 190th birthday. At a very special celebratory symposium, Interim Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Interim Dean of Medicine Samuel Benaroya, BSc’73, MDCM’75, former dean, Abraham Fuks, BSc’68, MDCM’70, and numerous others paid homage to the late Charles Philippe Leblond, DSc’82. Read more
Le 20 septembre dernier, à quelques jours de son 78ème anniversaire de naissance et toujours aussi débordant d’énergie, Yosh Taguchi, B. Sc. 1955, M.D., C.M.1959, Ph. D. 1970, a célébré, en compagnie de collègues, de membres de sa famille et d’amis, la création d’une nouvelle Chaire de recherche qui portera son nom. Lire la suite
With his 78th birthday mere days away, the ebullient and ever-energetic Yosh Taguchi, BSc’55, MDCM’59, PhD’70, was feted September 20 by colleagues, family and friends in recognition of a new research Chair that has been established in his name. The Yosh Taguchi Chair in Urology was made possible through a gift from Montreal businessman, Lucien Rémillard, and his family. Read more
The results of McGill’s enormously popular contest, The Greatest McGillian, are in and a Faculty of Medicine alumnus has claimed top honours! Thomas Chang, BSc’57, MDCM’61, PhD’65, the inventor of the artificial blood cell, poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, BA’55, and Nobel-prize winning physicist Ernest Rutherford were the top of the pack. Learn more about the contest and the winners.
A career of groundbreaking research discoveries have made Francis Glorieux, PhD’72, of McGill University and the Shriners Hospital one of Canada’s foremost medical scientists. Now a $3 million endowed chair in his name promises to continue his legacy for generations to come. The new Chair and the storied achievements of Glorieux were celebrated September 13, 2011 at an uplifting event attended by friends, colleagues and the media.
On September 7, over a hundred of McGill University’s most prominent leaders, colleagues and friends came together to celebrate the appointment of Yvonne Steinert as the inaugural Chairholder of the Richard and Sylvia Cruess Chair in Medical Education. The festive evening also provided an opportunity to give thanks to the generous donors who made the new Chair possible, Deirdre Stevenson and Robert Stevenson, BA’49, BD’61, Herbert Black and the Molson Foundation.
If you haven’t seen Phil Gold, BSc’57, MDCM’61, MSc’61, PhD’65, Michel Tremblay, Richard I. Levin, Morris Goodman and countless others boogying down in support of the Goodman Cancer Research Centre, you are missing out on an inspiring spectacle. Medicom is making a cash donation to McGill’s Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre every time someone watches the video. Watch now!