Live 2021

Second-year McGill medical student and innovator Jeremy Levett launches Stenoa, a promising start-up that reimagines the invasive diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, a leading cause of death globally.
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Live 2021

This initiative led by two medical students in the McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, has empowered individuals across Canada by giving them the tools and knowledge to initiative life-saving CPR in order to reduce the morbidity and mortality of cardiac arrests.
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Live 2021

Medical students Kenzy Abdelhamid (MDCM Class of 2021) and Darya Naumova (MDCM Class of 2022) were awarded a Dialogue McGill Bursary to tackle language barriers through a MedComm, a student-run initiative that aims to address language barriers in healthcare by harnessing the diversity of multilingual healthcare trainees.
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Khandideh Williams, an MSc student in the Department of Family Medicine, was born and raised in Montreal by two immigrant parents from the Caribbean. With a background in basic sciences and bench research, Khandideh wanted her next endeavour to further equip her to hone her passion for health and healthcare equity and her interest in the social factors related to healthcare delivery and its outcomes. Khandideh joined McGill’s Department of Family Medicine in Fall 2020 to pursue her MSc, with the goal of engaging in research that may inform policies to improve healthcare provision within vulnerable populations.
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6 Questions is a new GCRC initiative focusing on the students behind the lab coats. Our trainees are the heart and soul of the Centre and we want to put a face to the names by learning what they are up to both inside and outside the labs.
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Live 2020

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic greatly altered normalcy with respect to daily life across the globe, and medical education was not spared, though the leadership and dedicated teachers across the School of Medicine at McGill moved swiftly to find alternative means of providing valuable learning opportunities for students. McGill medical student Jad Abi-Rafeh and McGill resident Dr. Tyler Safran, decided to, first, look at the impact on medical education from the student’s perspective, publishing a commentary on the topic in CMEJ, and subsequently collaborate on to develop a series of virtual lectures intended for students. The two recently took some time to speak with us and answer some questions about the various initiatives they have been leading over the past months, and the impact these have had.
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Live 2020

Dr. Julian Willett, a PhD student in Qualitative Life Sciences shares his experience this past summer using 3D printing to produce PPE for frontline health care workers battling the coronavirus pandemic.
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Live 2020

Recognizing the racial inequities that exist in the care of patients with blood cancers or blood-based diseases, a team of medical and dental students at McGill University decided to take action, founding the McGill chapter of Swab The World.
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Live 2020

The first cohort of trainees from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre will complete a novel training program in Clinical and Regulatory Affairs next month. Called the CRA Experience, the program is designed to help them develop the skills and expertise to transition into a variety of clinical and regulatory career paths in the life science sector.
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Live 2020

What was this new virus that seemed to target the elderly? How do we protect ourselves and our loved ones? This was the tenor of the questions from fearful and anxious callers to the Montreal Centre for Health and Care (Refuah V’chesed) COVID-19 hotline. It was late March, early April, and Montrealers realized the novel coronavirus was not contained in far-away places like in Wuhan, China and northern Italy. The team at the clinic on Avenue du Parc established a COVID-19 helpline to respond to the crisis within the community and had recruited 19 McGill medical students to help.
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