Live 2020

What do a transvaginal biopsy tool to help diagnose uterine tumors and an app to facilitate accurate medication calculations for pediatric emergency patients have in common? They were both developed by multidisciplinary teams of graduate students who are part of the 2019-20 cohort of the Clinical Innovation Program.
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Construction resumed on Monday, May 11, on the building that will house the classrooms, amphitheatre and other teaching facilities of McGill University’s Campus Outaouais. The Quebec government suspended construction projects across the province on March 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After an eight-week interruption, the teams are back at work on the construction of the Campus and the Groupe de médecine familiale universitaire de Gatineau, part of the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de l’Outaouais. Construction started in the Fall of 2018 and, right up until the start of the pandemic, the work was overseen by Sophie Brunet, Project Manager of Ed Brunet et Associés Inc., the project’s general contractor. Sophie is a McGill architecture graduate who grew up in Outaouais. Here is her story.
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A new graduate diploma provides students with an opportunity to gain a better understanding both of the principles and practices of oncology as well as how research generates knowledge in healthcare and policymaking with respect to the field.
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In the fourth instalment in our series of interviews with McGill experts on COVID-19 issues, Sandra Hyde discusses racism and discrimination during global crises, and, in particular, the rise of anti-Asian sentiments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sandra Hyde is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology and is affiliated with the Departments of Social Studies of Medicine, Transcultural Psychiatry and East Asian Studies.
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In our ongoing series of interviews with McGill experts on COVID-19 issues, Tina Montreuil looks at the impact the COVID-19 pandemic on children’s mental health. She also discusses how to recognize if your children are feeling stress and the steps you can take to help them better cope with the situation. Tina Montreuil is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and an associate member of the Department of Psychiatry.
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The McGill Clinical Innovation Competition aims to inspire members of the Faculty of Medicine community to conceive and develop promising ideas that will have a direct and positive impact on Canadian or global health care. This year’s CLIC Pitch and Awards Ceremony will take place virtually on May 21, 2020 starting at 4:30 pm EDT. We reached out to last year’s winning teams to see where they are now.
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Professor Laurie Gottlieb along with nine of her colleagues presented a special two-hour symposium dedicated to Strengths-Based Nursing and Healthcare at the 5th Commonwealth Nurses & Midwives Conference in London, UK, on March 6, 2020, followed by a visit to Florence Nightingale’s ancestral home in honour of the 200th anniversary of her birth. 
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Within the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), staff have been redeployed to meet the demands of COVID-19. Over the last few weeks, Dr. Kevin Schwartzman, director of the Division of Respiratory Medicine at the MUHC, and his colleagues have been devoted to ramping up capacity–in part by converting part of the Centre for Innovative Medicine at the Glen, a space usually reserved for research, into C4, a unit dedicated entirely to caring for patients with COVID-19. None of this would have been possible without the redeployment of healthcare staff, who are without a doubt, MUHC Champions.
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Live 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for hospital staff around the world, and The Neuro is no exception. Staff have had to adapt to a rapidly changing environment, while protecting themselves and their patients from a serious disease.
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Live 2020

When the Code Life Ventilator Challenge, organized by the Montreal General Hospital Foundation with the RI-MUHC, was announced, Faculty of Engineering professor and spinal surgery device developer Mark Driscoll and a team of medical and engineering professionals came up with functional prototype in the remarkable short time of eight days. 
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