Dr. Marc Rodger appointed Chair of the Department of Medicine, McGill University & Physician-in-Chief, MUHC

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Marc Rodger as the Chair of the Department of Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University and Physician-in-Chief of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). Dr. Rodger succeeds Dr. James Martin effective January 1, 2020.
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Dr. Diego Martin appointed Chair, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, McGill & Diagnostic Radiologist-in-Chief, MUHC

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Diego Martin as Chair of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, and Diagnostic Radiologist-in-Chief of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), effective January 1, 2020.
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Highlights from the Oct. 3, 2019, Board of Governors meeting

It is once again our pleasure to provide you with an update on the recent activities of McGill’s Board of Governors. The full minutes of the meeting’s open session will be available following approval at the Board’s next meeting, on December 5, 2019. In the meantime, we would like to share with you the meeting’s important discussions, decisions and developments.
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MIMM Bites Newsletter – December 2019

We are pleased to announce that the December issue is now available online. It provides news and announcements of interest to the faculty and support staff members, as well as to students and alumni members. It also presents information on department updates, upcoming events and announcements.
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McGill Global Health Scholars Undergraduate Program – Open Call for Faculty Project Submissions

The Global Health Scholars Program for undergraduates pairs an outstanding McGill undergraduate student with a faculty member to help on an International, Northern Canada, or Montreal-based global health research project during the summer of 2020. Student applicants will be matched to faculty mentors based on the skill set, interests, and needs of the mentor. Deadline: December 13th, 2019, 11:59PM
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September – December 2019

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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J. Donald Boudreau Physicianship Award launched

A new annual physicianship award within the Faculty of Medicine will recognize a current or recent Osler Fellow who consistently demonstrates excellent mentoring qualities and the attributes promoted by the Physician Apprenticeship Program. The J.D. Boudreau Physicianship Award is named after Dr. Donald Boudreau, who has been involved in the Faculty of Medicine for over three decades as a respirologist, Associate Professor, former Associate Dean, and Faculty Member of the Institute of Health Sciences Education.
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Donation of $17 Million to Fight Lung, Esophageal and Stomach Cancers

The Montreal General Hospital Foundation has announced essential support for the fight against thoracic cancers, with $17 million in donations presented to the Montreal General Hospital’s Division of Thoracic Surgery at the McGill University Health Centre. The amount is part of the MGH Foundation’s current CODE LiFE campaign, aimed at raising $100 million to support centres of excellence at the Montreal General Hospital (MGH) and within the McGill health network.
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Radiation therapy to treat broken hearts

A unique collaboration between cardiologists and radiation oncologists at the McGill University Health Centre will allow some patients with severe arrhythmias, including ventricular tachycardia, to benefit from a radiotherapy treatment consisting of accurately irradiating the abnormal parts of the heart that cause the arrhythmias.
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Researchers identify a process responsible for therapeutic resistance in aggressive breast cancer

Using tumor biopsies from patients with chemotherapeutic resistant triple negative breast cancer, researchers at the Lady Davis Institute of the Jewish General Hospital have identified changes to the form of the cancer cells that appear to be associated with their capacity to resist usual drug treatment. This discovery is featured on the cover of the December issue of Molecular Cancer Research, where it is highlighted for its importance.
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Two national organizations honour former RI-MUHC trainee

A cutting-edge cancer research study that Julien Mégrourèche undertook as a trainee at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre has earned attention nation-wide this fall. At the September meeting of the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists, Julien Mégrourèche was this year’s first-place winner in the J.R. Cunningham Young Investigators Awards. Presented to the top three speakers in the Young Investigators’ Symposium held during the annual COMP meeting, these awards recognize presentations of international calibre.
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Researchers win innovation award for project to empower patients through data sharing

A team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre have won the inaugural Trottier Webster Innovation Award for a new project that empowers patients through the Opal patient portal app. Dr. John Kildea and his colleagues will receive $100,000 for their pioneering work to help patients access their personal health care data from multiple hospitals.
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Recent event a step towards improved community engagement

How can we do better as a community? 14 students, seven community members, and three faculty/alumni members convened to try to answer this question – and others – on November 20, 2019 at the inaugural, and bilingual, community campus exchange organized by the Community Health and Social Medicine Incubator and the McGill University Faculty of Medicine’s Social Accountability and Community Engagement office. Together, participants and facilitators alike confronted difficult and complex issues to identify Montreal-specific health priorities, foster dialogue between the next generation of social entrepreneurs, inter-disciplinary health professionals, and non-profit groups.
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