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Dr. Joel Turner, of the JGH Emergency Department, has won the 2019 Educator of the Year Award from the Canadian Point of Care Ultrasound Society. By teaching doctors how to use ultrasound at the bedside, he helps them make diagnoses more quickly and accurately. Congratulations Dr. Turner!
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Catherine Goudie, MD, received a 2019 Junior Faculty Career Development Award from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, U.S., in November 2019. With collaborators at the CCSS, the National Cancer Institute and SickKids in Canada, her winning project will evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the McGill Interactive Pediatric OncoGenetic Guidelines (MIPOGG) tool in survivors of certain cancer types, including osteosarcoma.
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Dr. Franco Carli, founder of the Peri Operative Program at the Montreal General Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre has been elected Chairman of the American Prehabilitation Society. “I’m delighted with the international recognition of McGill and the MGH as leaders in providing prehabilitation care which is an important step of recovery even before surgery,” says Dr. Carli, Professor of Anesthesia at McGill’s Faculty of Medicine, and founding director of the POP program at the MGH.
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Dr. Leon Tourian, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Program Director of postgraduate medical education for Psychiatry is the 2019 recipient of the PGME Program Director Leadership Award.  Dr. Tourian was nominated for the award by the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, the co-chair of Education and Clinical Affairs and program residents, who lauded his numerous accomplishments since being named Program Director four years ago. Congratulations Dr. Tourian and thank you for being proud to teach!
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The MUHC clinical pertinence team is one of only nine teams across Canada to be awarded support in the innovation category in the first “Minidefi” set up by the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement, an organization funded by Health Canada.
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The Society For The Study Of Reproduction (SSR) unveiled its 2020 award winners today, honouring seven individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the scientific discipline of reproductive biology. Bernard Robaire, cross appointed in both the Departments of Pharmacology & Therapeutics; and Obstetrics & Gynaecology, was named recipient of the SSR Jansen Distinguished Service Award. The Jansen Award recognizes an individual for their unselfish service and leadership in advancing the discipline of reproductive biology. Congratulations Dr. Robaire!
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Agustin Cerani, a PhD student in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McGill University, is the award winner of the Relève étoile Jacques-Genest award of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS).

Congratulations Agustin!
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Dr. Linda Polka, Professor and Graduate Program Director in the School of Communication Sciences & Disorders at McGill University was among eight scientists selected for the Acoustical Society of America College of Fellows.  Dr. Polka was selected for this honour in recognition of her contributions to our understanding of native and non-native speech perception in infants and adults.
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Congratulations to Dr. Ilana Bank, director of the institute for pediatric simulation at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, on being awarded the 2020 Certificate of Merit from the Canadian Association for Medical Education. Dr. Bank, who is a pediatric emergency physician and assistant professor in pediatrics at McGill University, has been recognized by CAME for her commitment to medical education in Canada.
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A research publication, whose authors include three members of nursing staff in the Segal Cancer Centre at the JGH, has been singled out for excellence by the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology. The publication, which clearly underscores the importance of attending to the hopes, needs and unique qualities of individuals affected by cancer, was voted one of the two most significant pieces of Canadian research to have made a major clinical contribution in the previous year. Published in the Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal in 2018, it was honoured as Best Publication this past fall in Winnipeg at CANO’s annual conference.
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