Not all fun and games

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Dr. Jeff Wiseman, an Internal Medicine physician at the Royal Victoria Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre is currently developing a serious medical smartphone-based game called The Deteriorating Patient with the aim of helping medical students learn how to stabilize severely ill patients when on call.

Les jeux sérieux aident sérieusement l’enseignement de la médecine

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Le Dr Jeff Wiseman, interniste à l’Hôpital Royal Victoria du Centre universitaire de santé McGill est à préparer un jeu médical sérieux pour téléphone intelligent, appelé Deteriorating Patient, afin de contribuer à l’apprentissage des étudiants en médecine qui doivent apprendre à stabiliser des patients gravement malades lorsqu’ils sont sur appel.

Student-athletes hit stride when pressure is greatest

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Recently, the Reporter spoke to some of our top student-athletes, who excel both in the classroom and on the field of play, to find out what makes them tick.

Lily Cho on the Chinese immigration experience

Four Burning Questions

In advance of her March 16 lecture, Lily Cho spoke to the Reporter about everything from the Chinese diaspora and the negative impact of the Chinese Head Tax, to the unifying influence of Chinese restaurants.

Pipe dreams do come true

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At only 35, McGill music grad Jean-Willy Kunz gets to play one of the most interesting musical instruments in Montreal – the massive Casavant Frères pipe organ that juts out from the front wall of Maison Symphonique, where Kunz is organist-in-residence with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal.

Alive thanks to teamwork and innovative research

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Serges Bériault’s life changed in 2012, when he was diagnosed with a bile duct cancer of the liver. The father of two children and active professional finishing an MBA never thought an army of specialists at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) would get him through a complex and innovative research protocol that saved his life.

In conversation with Melissa Aronczyk

Four Burning Questions

In advance of her lecture as part of the upcoming conference, Canada on the Global Stage, Melissa Aronczyk, author and Rutgers communications professor discusses the importance of national identity for countries and their citizens with the Reporter.

Whither Canada: In conversation with ex-diplomat, Colin Robertson

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In advance of his lecture at the upcoming conference, Canada on the Global Stage, hosted by the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada on Feb. 11-12, former diplomat Colin Robertson spoke to the Reporter about Canada’s place in the world, the primary challenges the country must tackle in the next five years, and the changing face of the diplomatic corps.

The last Straw

Four Burning Questions

Will Straw will bid farewell to his post as Director for the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada in August after five years at the helm. In an interview with the Reporter, Straw looks back at MISC’s last five years and ahead to what the future holds for him.

Justin Trudeau: Now the hard part begins

Four Burning Questions

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his new Liberal government have enjoyed a significant honeymoon with Canadian voters in their first 100 days since winning last October’s general election. But, as McGill’s Political Science Professor Antonia Maioni observes in Four Burning Questions, now the hard part begins.