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Launched by third-year McGill medical students Kacper Niburski and Laura Ran Yan, Sonoist uses real patients and ultrasound machines to provide medical students an opportunity to refine and enhance their ultrasound skills beyond the exposure they receive through their medical school curriculum.
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How can we do better as a community? 14 students, seven community members, and three faculty/alumni members convened to try to answer this question – and others – on November 20, 2019 at the inaugural, and bilingual, community campus exchange organized by the Community Health and Social Medicine Incubator and the McGill University Faculty of Medicine’s Social Accountability and Community Engagement office. Together, participants and facilitators alike confronted difficult and complex issues to identify Montreal-specific health priorities, foster dialogue between the next generation of social entrepreneurs, inter-disciplinary health professionals, and non-profit groups.
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Homeless women in Montreal contend with a variety of daunting hardships. The McGill student group Monthly Dignity, recent winner of a Forces AVENIR award, believes having access to menstrual products shouldn’t be one of them.
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Live 2019

This semester, two third-year medical students Gabriel Bouhadana and Adel Arezki decided to create the Wellness Break & Nap Room (WBNR), the first of its kind for McGill Medical and Dental students.
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The first one and a half years of medical school is a mixture of lectures and lab time.  Students then move into clinical practice, completing rotations at McGill affiliated hospitals and clinics as they prepare to  become responsible for patient care. On Friday, October 4, the Class of 2022 donned their white coats, symbolically marking this transition from layman to physician during the annual White Coat Ceremony.
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In October 2018 and April 2019, BrainReach North, a science outreach organization for northern Indigenous communities run by McGill University graduate students in Neuroscience, sent volunteers to Chisasibi and Waskaganish, two Cree communities in the Eeyou Istchee territory in Northern Quebec. The objective of the student volunteers is to motivate kids to learn about science and the natural world as well as inspire them to employ a problem-solving approach in their daily lives.
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Students from diverse disciplines are working together to launch the inaugural Rare Disease Interdepartmental Science Case Competition (RISC Competition) with a Meet and Greet on Thursday, September 19, to share details of the competition with interested students. The competition is for undergraduate students in their second or third year from across the Life Sciences programs including Physiology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, and Anatomy and Cell Biology.
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For one special night this past June, Percival Molson Stadium was abuzz with movie fans rather than its usual audience of football fans. Over 350 people attended a Night at the Stadium, in support of the Montreal Children Hospital’s oncology department. The event raised over $14,000 in support of children dealing with pediatric cancer, thanks in large part to the generous donations and support from charitable sponsors and event attendees.
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At McGill, a select group of students has been accepted into the MDCM-PhD Program. They are training to be physician-scientists dedicated to research and patient care. Meet Guido Ivan Guberman, who is completing the PhD portion of the eight-year MDCM-PhD Program. His research focuses on children with concussions.
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Fresh off the heels of their 2019 McGill Interprofessionalism Research Symposium on March 20, the McGill Association of Students in Healthcare are already planning for next academic year. The 2019 symposium saw students from a range of disciplines present posters and oral presentations along with a panel discussion about mental health.
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