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Jessica Barudin, Program Manager for the Indigenous Health Professions Program (IHPP) at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, was recently honoured as one of Health Promotion Canada’s 2018 Rising Star Award recipients. The recipients were celebrated during the organization’s annual general meeting on December 13, 2018. Congratulations Jessica!
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On November 14, the Heart and Stroke Foundation honoured three researchers – including two McGill faculty members – with an award of excellence in research. These awards, presented annually, highlight the exceptional work of researchers working in the field of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular health.
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Knowing that learners are more likely to retain knowledge when they experience it in applied settings, pediatrician and Centre for Medical Education core member Dr. Robert Sternszus worked with a team to design and implement a novel program to teach residents about role modeling. This work was recognized at the 2018 International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE) as the top “What Works” presentation this October in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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McGill University’s Dr. Gerald M. Fried was recently elected Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) during the College’s annual Clinical Congress, held in Boston, October 21-25. Congratulations Dr. Fried!
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On November 20, 2018, Ingram School of Nursing Associate Professor and researcher Nancy Feeley, RN, PhD, was presented with the 2018 Excellence in Nursing Research Award on behalf of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, as part of its mission to promote nursing research and recognize individual accomplishments in the research arena. Congratulations Prof. Feeley!
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Included among the 15 winners of the 2018 Prix du Québec, celebrated November 21, was preeminent McGill Professor Nahum Sonenberg, who was awarded the Wilder-Penfield prize for biomedical research.  The Prix du Québec is considered the most prestigious award attributed by the Government of Quebec in cultural and scientific fields. Congratulations Professor Sonenberg!
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McGill University medical student Olivia Monton has received another accolade for her philanthropic efforts.  The third-year McGill medical student who is currently doing her clerkship in the Outaouais region, was honoured on November 14, National Philanthropy Day, by L’association des professionnels en philanthropie – Quebec. She received the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award, which recognizes the fundraising efforts of 18 to 35 year olds. Congratulations Olivia!
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On November 13, McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine celebrated Dr. Aliki Thomas, Dr. Sherif Emil and Dr. Argerie Tsimicalis, the 2018 winners of the Maude Abbott, Haile T. Debas and Rosemary Wedderburn Brown Prizes respectively. The laureates received their awards from Dr. David Eidelman, Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, during an event held in Holmes Hall. Each laureate had an opportunity to deliver a brief talk about their research. Congratulations to our three laureates! Read more.
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The Quebec Order of Nurses Foundation (Fondation de l’Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec) awarded their prestigious $250,000 Pour mieux soigner grant to a project, co-directed by Sonia Semenic, Associate Professor, Ingram School of Nursing, McGill Faculty of Medicine; Marilyn Aita, Faculty of Nursing at University de Montréal; and Audrey Larone-Juneau, Nursing Consultant in the NICU at the Sainte-Justine Hospital. The goal of the project is to create a “community of practice” between Quebec NICU nurse leaders and university-based nurse researchers, to facilitate sharing of evidence-based NICU nursing care practices, tools, resources and educational strategies.
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During an event held at the Écomusée du Fier Monde on October 25, the Women’s Y Foundation honoured Dr. Emily G. McDonald, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, when she was recognized as the 2018 winner of the Prix Jeune femme en sport, santé et mieux-être during the Foundation’s annual inspirationnELLE gala. Congratulations Dr. McDonald!
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