Call for proposals! Rossy Cancer Network Research Grants

The Rossy Cancer Network (RCN) wants to support your research initiatives in improving cancer care quality with grants of up to $100,000.
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DEADLINE EXTENDED: 2018 Dean of Medicine Awards of Excellence – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The nomination process for the 2018 Dean of Medicine Awards of Excellence has officially begun! The goal of this vital program is to applaud the outstanding endeavours of permanent administrative support staff and technicians from across the Faculty of Medicine.
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Support Line

A message from the Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning):
Following Principal Fortier’s message on 31 October, reasserting the University’s commitment to ensuring that all members of our community feel safe and welcome, a Support Line has been set up for members of our community who seek support following experiences of exclusion or discrimination on our campuses.
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MIMM Bites – April 2018

MIMM Bites newsletter provides news and announcements of interest to the faculty and support staff members, as well as to students and alumni members.
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – Class of Medicine 1970 Educational Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation

We are pleased to announce a Faculty-wide call for applications for the Class of Medicine 1970 Educational Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation, as outlined here. Applications are due by May 4, 2018, for funds to be awarded in September 2018.
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January – June 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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Finalists named for McGill Clinical Innovation Competition and Hakim Family Prize Finals – May 22

The McGill Faculty of Medicine Clinical Innovation Competition (CLIC) and the Hakim Family Prize for Clinical Innovation in Health Care were launched to inspire the conception and development of outstanding ideas that have the potential to improve Canadian or global health care. On May 22, finalists will pitch their initiatives to a panel of judges comprised of leaders in clinical care, academia, industry, engineering and business, including distinguished McGill Alumni.
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Telemachus mentoring program offers faculty a helping hand

“It’s well-known that informal mentorship is best, but it’s not always easy to access,” says Dr. Fellows. “In fact the people who need mentorship the most have the hardest time accessing it. This is particularly true for women and other groups underrepresented in higher academic ranks in the Faculty.” She conducted a focus group and literature review and concluded that formal mentorship was the best approach for the Faculty. She adds that this program isn’t meant to replace traditional mentoring within individual departments, which remains crucial, but to augment it.
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Early HIV treatment key to avoiding brain atrophy

While the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has largely dropped from news headlines since the 1990s, at the end of 2016 there were 36.7 million people living with the infection, and of those only 53 per cent had access to treatment. A new study underscores the neurological consequences of exposure to HIV without antiretroviral therapy.
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Nurses’ care of young mothers leaves traces in babies’ DNA

In a study, recently published in Translational Psychiatry, a McGill-led team of scientists have been able to demonstrate long-lasting but subtle effects, at a genetic level, on the offspring of young mothers who took part in a nurse visitation program for vulnerable first time moms. This is the longest-running study of its kind, and the first to look at how positive psychosocial interventions can leave an epigenetic trace. 
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Family Medicine Graduate Student Society takes home two McGill Awards

McGill’s Family Medicine Graduate Student Society (FMGSS) was recently recognized by the Post Graduate Student Society (PGSS) of McGill University awarded both the Post Graduate Student Association of the Year Award and the Best Academic Event Award. The awards were presented during the 2018 PGSS Awards Night on April 12, an event that aims to recognize students, student groups and student-run events that have proven themselves to be outstanding within PGSS. The awards were presented by Dean Josephine Nalbantoglu of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. For their achievements, the FMGSS will be engraved on a plaque at the entrance of Thomson House.
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Dr. Madhukar Pai honoured as influential alumnus by UC Berkeley

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Public Health, the School compiled a list of their 75 most influential alumni. Included among the impressive list of luminaries was Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill Global Health Programs. On April 21, Dr. Pai traveled to Berkeley to formally accept this honour as part of the official celebrations. Congratulations Dr. Pai!
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McGill medical students develop space to refine their clinical skills

The revamped MDCM curriculum introduced a few years ago at McGill University includes a change in structure that offers medical students clinical exposure earlier in their studies. While welcomed and appreciated, the earlier timeline created an increased desire among students for more resources that could be used for autonomous learning. CSTAR, which stands for Clinical Skills Training and Assessment Room, is a space located within the medical student lounge at the Lady Meredith Annex building that is dedicated to providing students with increased opportunities to acquire and perfect the time-honored skill of patient assessment.
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