Call for applications – The Richard & Sylvia Cruess Faculty Scholar in Medical Education, Deadline: January 25

Faculty members in the Faculty of Medicine are encouraged to apply for the Richard & Sylvia Cruess Faculty Scholar in Medical Education, with an approaching application deadline of January 25, 2019.
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Call for Applications – Class of Medicine 1974 Faculty Scholar for Teaching Excellence & Innovation in Medical Education, Deadline Feb. 28, 2019

The goal of this opportunity is to strengthen medical education in the Faculty by emphasizing the importance of educational excellence and scholarship through innovation and the deployment of effective methods of teaching and learning.
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McGill Award for Equity & Community Building

McGill University’s Award for Equity & Community Building recognizes the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity and diversity at McGill. The Award brings with it a monetary award and an engraved plaque.
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Call for abstracts for International Congress on Whole Person Care

The 3rd International Congress on Whole Person Care will be held in Montreal, from October 17–20, 2019. The deadline for submission of abstracts for workshops and oral presentations for the Congress is January 31. Get more information about the Congress and submissions.
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Lady Davis Institute Research Newsletter – January 2019

We are pleased to announce that the Lady Davis Institute Research Newsletter for January 2019 is now available online!
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The Osler Library Newsletter

We are pleased to provide you with the winter 2018 edition of the Osler Library Newsletter.
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September – December 2018

Med Events provides information on a range of events taking place across the Faculty of Medicine community that may be of interest to academic and support staff, as well as to students and residents.
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Focus on McGill Nursing Faculty: Rosetta Antonacci

Our dedicated faculty members are the heartbeat of the Ingram School of Nursing. Learn more about McGill Nursing educators via Focus on McGill Nursing Faculty. In this edition, Rosetta Antonacci shares her passion for nursing and teaching, and much more. Prior to taking on a full-time faculty lecturer position at the Ingram School of Nursing in 2008, Rosetta Antonacci, RN, BScN, MScAdm, worked at St-Mary’s Hospital Centre for thirty years, where she specialized in oncology and emergency medicine.
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Spotlight on Maryse Thomas, PhD Student in Neuroscience

Maryse Thomas is a PhD Student in Neuroscience in the de Villers-Sidani lab at The Neuro. She studies auditory neuroplasticity, which is how the sounds we hear shape our brains throughout our lives. She is also an active and engaged science communicator. Maryse is one of the founders and current Director of Useful Science – a website and podcast dedicated to making science more accessible. Thomas is profiled in Neuro XXceptional, a year-long video series that celebrates exceptional women at The Neuro.
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Men and women remember pain differently

Scientists increasingly believe that one of the driving forces in chronic pain—the number one health problem in both prevalence and burden—appears to be the memory of earlier pain. Research published today in Current Biology suggests that there may be variations, based on sex, in the way that pain is remembered in both mice and humans.
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McGill University helps to inform understanding of cancer risk

McGill University has helped develop a global resource that includes data on thousands of inherited variants in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. The BRCA Exchange was created through the BRCA Challenge, a long-term demonstration project initiated by the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health to enhance sharing of BRCA1/BRCA2 data. The resource, available through a website and a new smartphone app, allows clinicians to review expert classifications of variants in these major cancer predisposition genes as part of their individual assessment of complex questions related to cancer prevention, screening, and intervention for high-risk patients.
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Dr. Sasha Bernatsky receives Arthritis Alliance of Canada Award

Dr. Sasha Bernatsky, Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine is the recipient of The Arthritis Alliance of Canada’s (AAC) 2018 Knowledge Translation (KT) Practice Award. Dr. Bernatsky, who is also a researcher at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, received the award during the AAC’s annual meeting held last November in Toronto. Congratulations Dr. Bernatsky!
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Dr. Marion Dove receives the 2018 McGill PGME Program Director Leadership Award

Dr. Marion Dove, a Family Physician, Associate Professor, Associate Chair (Education) and Director of Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) for the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University is the recipient of the 2018 McGill PGME Program Director Leadership Award.  The award recognizes her outstanding commitment to enhancing residency education and her dedication to driving ongoing innovation to improve the program and the University. Congratulations Dr. Dove!
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Students and residents design curricula in innovative new elective

As 2018 drew to a close, the first cohort of six interdisciplinary students and residents completed an innovative new elective called Foundations in Medical Education. Elements of their final projects are receiving interest from curriculum developers heading into 2019.
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