New Strategic Research Plan launched online!

We are pleased to announce that our new Strategic Research Plan (SRP), developed jointly by the Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry, is now available online.

The SRP, an outcome of a complex process and extensive consultation, is designed to give new impetus to the excellence for which McGill’s health science research is internationally known.
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RCN introduces new governance model – Oncology leads appointed to Executive Committee assuming responsibility for setting strategic priorities and directing joint projects

Since its inception, the Rossy Cancer Network (RCN), a partnership of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), the Jewish General Hospital (JGH), St. Mary’s Hospital Center (SMHC) and the McGill Faculty of Medicine, has launched several notable projects…Now, as it begins its third year, the RCN is transitioning to a new governance model that will support the network during the next phase in the implementation of its strategic objectives to improve the quality of cancer care and patient satisfaction.
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McGill Medicine Presents: The Amazing Chase across Asia October 27 – November 7, 2014

If you would like to experience one of the most original travel experiences ever, while raising funds for McGill’s new undergraduate MDCM program, join The AMAZING CHASE across ASIA!
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Reflections on 2013-2014…and looking ahead

This time last year, I was preparing to move back to Montreal, back to McGill. Everywhere I went that summer, people had the same reaction: “Wow, McGill!” After 10 months in the job, I too would say: Wow, McGill!
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Make your mark with pride and integrity

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier has completed her first academic year leading McGill. She took some time to sit down with The Reporter to discuss what she has discovered about the University and where it is headed.
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Budget Book FY2015: Four Burning Questions for Provost Anthony C. Masi

After the Budget Book was approved by the Board of Governors on April 28, the McGill Reporter sat down with Provost Anthony C. Masi to talk about Budget FY2015, reinvestment, funding our priorities and McGill’s financial future.
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Oncology for Practicing Physicians online course

The Continuing Health Professional Education Office of McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, together with McGill oncologists, has designed and developed a comprehensive, online, accredited course entitled Oncology for Practicing Physicians.
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Stay sun safe this summer!

With summer now upon us and hot days ahead, it is essential that you remember to protect yourself against the sun and its potentially harmful UV rays. Experts agree that everyone needs some sunshine for the production of healthy vitamin D, but catching too many rays can also have negative consequences. This is why the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) is providing some tips to help you decrease dangerous exposure to the sun, all the while still enjoying the nice weather.
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A Historic Day for Accreditation of Canada’s Medical Schools: Made in Canada Medical School Accreditation Standards Approved Today

The first set of Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) accreditation standards received final approval at the conjoint meeting with the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) held in Victoria, British Columbia.
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Death by prescription painkiller

The number of deaths involving commonly prescribed painkillers is higher than the number of deaths by overdose from heroin and cocaine combined, according to researchers at McGill University. In a first-of-its-kind review of existing research, the McGill team has put the spotlight on a major public health problem: the dramatic increase in deaths due to prescribed painkillers, which were involved in more than 16,000 deaths in 2010 in the U.S alone.
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McGill congratulates Order of Quebec recipients

McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier congratulates the 34 outstanding individuals who received the Order of Quebec yesterday, in particular McGill faculty, graduates and friends, including Rossy Cancer Network benefactor Lawrence Rossy and the Faculty of Medicine’s Dr. Barry Posner.
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Congratulations to ALL of our 2013-2014 Award winners!

As the 2013-2014 academic year comes to a close, we take this opportunity to salute all of those from within our community who have been honoured with awards and prizes during the past year.
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