Live 2019

Dr. Alan Barkun, Director of Endoscopy at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), is never too far from his suitcases. A veteran of humanitarian missions, he has already visited Ethiopia, Morocco and Myanmar, among others, to engage in clinical work and training.
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Live 2019

Our dedicated faculty members are the heartbeat of the Ingram School of Nursing. The month of September is International Pain Awareness Month, Céline Gélinas, RN, PhD, shares her passion for improving patient care. Her past experience as a nurse in Intensive Care Units has inspired her to develop research in critical care and pain.
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Live 2019

Indigenous youth gathered at McGill University this summer for the 2019 Eagle Spirit Science Futures Summer Camp, a one-week health and sciences camp empowering Indigenous youth to realize their full potential in education, health, leadership and personal development. The camp takes the Western scientific method and weaves in Indigenous ways of knowing and traditional Indigenous knowledge to better engage its campers.
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Live 2019

Clinicians and trainees are constantly confronted with emotional events in clinical settings, yet emotion can be neglected in teaching, research and in clinical settings. Dr. Vicki LeBlanc will be diving into this rich topic at the Health Sciences Education Rounds on October 24 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the Meakins Amphitheatre at the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building.
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Live 2019

An innovative upcoming workshop that will be held on November 21 and on December 5, which puts patient safety first, celebrates its fifth anniversary this month thanks to dedicated partnerships between the Faculty of Medicine and its clinical partners. “It’s really motivating to hear people getting engaged and wanting to take this back to their unit,” said Mr. Mark Daly, Chair of the working group and Director of Faculty Development for Interprofessional Education.
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Live 2019

Dr. Martha Crago, Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation, is pleased to announce that Dr. David Ragsdale, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at The Neuro, and Associate Member, Department of Physiology, is temporarily appointed as McGill’s Research Integrity Officer, commencing on September 1, 2019. Dr. Ragsdale replaces Dr. Christina Wolfson during her sabbatical for a one-year term, ending August 31, 2020.
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Live 2019

This year, 235 future rehabilitation clinicians were welcomed into the McGill University’s School of Physical & Occupational Therapy professional programs. Three orientation sessions, lead by the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Program Directors and administrative staff, were held to welcome the students. McGill is the only institution in Canada that welcomes students into their programs via one of two entry points: either at the undergraduate level to continue for five years of study to the professional degree (Class of 2024) or at the professional masters level to complete their Masters of Science Applied in Physical or Occupational Therapy (Class of 2021).
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Live 2019

When Gérard Genest was a child, he spent more time at the Montreal Children’s Hospital than in school. That’s because he was born with congenital afibrinogenemia, a rare medical condition which prevents the blood from clotting properly, causing both spontaneous and provoked bleeding with minor trauma.
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Live 2019

The need and the demand to include Indigenous perspectives in academic settings has notably increased at universities across North America. Recently, over a five-week span, a group of graduate students and researchers from McGill University’s Department of Family Medicine had the opportunity to learn and better understand Indigenous viewpoints on health and wellness, leading to discussions on finding ways to develop significant partnerships with Indigenous peoples through patient-centred research.
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Live 2019

A clinical psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine, Anthony Bossis, PhD will be at McGill University in Montreal on September 12, 2019 to deliver a talk titled “Psychedelic Research: Implications for Palliative Care and End-of-Life Existential Distress.” Professor Bossis took some time to answer some questions for us ahead of his visit.  
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