Stay informed: University and Faculty COVID-19 news

As the situation continues to evolve, McGill University and the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences will continue to provide updates to keep our community informed.
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Theresa Beesley named Director, Office of Respectful Environments, School of Medicine

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Theresa Beesley, PhD, to the newly created position of Director, Office of Respectful Environments, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.
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McGill and Harvard: How the opening of two “public” hospitals became anchors for two great medical schools

To mark the 200th anniversary of the establishment of both the Montreal General Hospital and McGill University, a special joint McGill-MGH Bicentennial Holmes Lecture will be held on April 21st, 2021.
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Dr. Roderick McInnes ends his “hugely rewarding” term as LDI Director

After 12 years as Director of the Lady Institute, Dr. Roderick McInnes has stepped down. He was the first Director in the LDI’s history to be recruited from the outside the McGill University network. His internationally recognized expertise in genetics and his reputation as a leader introduced many fresh perspectives.
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In memoriam: Dr. James McNutt (1935 – 2021)

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Dr. James McNutt, Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at McGill University, who dedicated his career to advancing knowledge and treatment of childhood speech disorders.
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Department of Family Medicine Newsletter – March 2021

We are pleased to announce that the March 2021 issue of the Department of Family Medicine Newsletter is now available online!
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PALLIATIVE CARE in Action – March 2021

It is our pleasure to announce that the second edition of PALLIATIVE CARE in Action is now available online, highlighting articles of interest to the public and events put on by the Council on Palliative Care or others in the field of palliative care.
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Dr. Tamara Carver: taking online learning to the next level

Learn about Dr. Tamara Carver’s inauguration as Director of the Office of Education Technology and E-Learning Collaboration for Health (Ed-TECH) for the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, and her work developing a public-facing Dementia Education Program online curriculum.
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Osler in perspective

Discover the contributions of Sir William Osler, MDCM 1872, a Canadian-born and McGill-trained physician and author of the landmark medical textbook of his day.
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Decoding the brain

Researchers at the Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics and Mental Health are driven by a multidisciplinary, big-data approach to understand the machinery that underpin mental health disorders.
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Under 30 and sexually active? It’s a good idea to get tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea

A new guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) recommends routine screening for sexually active adults under 30.
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McGill researchers find new insight in the battle with antibiotic resistance

A paper published in the journal Nature Communications by researchers from McGill University brings new insights into the battle against microbial resistance. The findings can be thought of as the latest play in a very intricate puzzle, according to Dr. Berghuis, Chair of the Department of Biochemistry at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and the paper’s senior author.
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More than $1.8M to support open EEG data

Brain Canada has awarded a 2019 Platform Support Grant (PSG) worth $1.8M to Alan Evans and team at The Neuro (the Montreal Neurological Institute) to support the EEGNet platform, an open repository for electroencephalogram (EEG) data.
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Challenging times? McGill researchers step up to help

This past year, members of the McGill community shared their knowledge with the public more than ever, whether it was about Black Lives Matter, the U.S. presidential election, or the COVID-19 pandemic. Meet the winners and runners-up of 2021 Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media.
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March winner of the Relève étoile Jacques-Genest award

Charles Couturier, a Neurosurgery resident and PhD candidate at The Neuro, is the winner of the Relève étoile Jacques-Genest award of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS).

Congratulations Charles!
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Imagining the future

Second-year McGill medical student and innovator Jeremy Levett launches Stenoa, a promising start-up that reimagines the invasive diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, a leading cause of death globally.
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