Live 2018

A student-run non-profit that works to foster the student voice in science policy and evidence-informed policy-making in Canada, last year the “Science & Policy Exchange” proposed to include a panel at the 2017 Canadian Science Policy Conference on how to improve science communication. Now, a group of McGill Faculty of Medicine students from the group – Tina Gruosso, Vanessa Sung, Shawn McGuirk, Marie Franquin and Mary-Rose Bradley-Gill have published a report on Medium, highlighting 10 key recommendations to take away from the panel.
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Live 2018

From June 26 to 28, a group of 50 students – 42 from local high schools and eight from rural areas – gathered at McGill University’s downtown campus for three days of immersion in health science-related educational workshops as part of the 2018 “Explore! Careers in Health” program.  Now in its tenth year, the annual youth outreach program is a Faculty of Medicine initiative to educate and empower students of communities that have been historically underrepresented within the Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry to pursue careers in the health sciences.
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Live 2018

A new Faculty of Medicine 4th year selective taught by Dr. Annmarie Adams, Chair, Department of Social Studies of Medicine, allows medical students to gain appreciation for how architectural decisions influence medicine and patient care.
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Live 2018

Run by graduate students in McGill University’s Integrated Program in Neuroscience (IPN), BrainReach North is a science education outreach program for remote indigenous communities in Quebec, which completed two outreach trips in May, one fly-in visit to the Inuit community of Kuujjuarapik and one road trip to visit schools in the Cree communities of Mistissini and Waswanipi. Two of the graduate student volunteers, Sébastien Belliveau and Eviatar Fields have written about their experience. This is Eviatar’s story.
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Live 2018

Run by graduate students in McGill University’s Integrated Program in Neuroscience (IPN), BrainReach North is a science education outreach program for remote indigenous communities in Quebec, which completed two outreach trips in May, one fly-in visit to the Inuit community of Kuujjuarapik and one road trip to visit schools in the Cree communities of Mistissini and Waswanipi. Two of the graduate student volunteers, Sébastien Belliveau and Eviatar Fields have written about their experience. This is Sébastien’s story.
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Live 2018

In Canada, childhood cancer remains the leading cause of death of children, yet only 5% of all cancer research dollars are directed to childhood cancer research. On June 23 between 9:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. a group of McGill Medical students will host YogAuction, an outdoor yoga event and silent auction at McGill’s Percival Molson Stadium. Included among the many activities for the event are a 60-minute yoga class, a speaker series and a silent auction. Funds raised from the event will go directly towards Childhood Cancer Canada, whose mission is to create victories for Canadian children with cancer through investment in national and collaborative research, educational and community programs.
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Live 2018

On May 11, for the third year in a row, six students from McGill began their three days in Boston. Their visit included a visit to the historic Ether Dome at the MGH – a yearly favorite – as well as a trip to the CASPAR Emergency Services Center in Boston as part of the Harvard – McGill Medical Student Exchange .
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Live 2018

Let’s face it: starting medical school can be quite an overwhelming experience. The McGill Medical Students’ Society’s ACE (Ambassadors for Comprehensive Education) program aims to ease the transition by offering new medical students a helping hand to navigate through medical school.
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Live 2018

The revamped MDCM curriculum introduced a few years ago at McGill University includes a change in structure that offers medical students clinical exposure earlier in their studies. While welcomed and appreciated, the earlier timeline created an increased desire among students for more resources that could be used for autonomous learning. CSTAR, which stands for Clinical Skills Training and Assessment Room, is a space located within the medical student lounge at the Lady Meredith Annex building that is dedicated to providing students with increased opportunities to acquire and perfect the time-honored skill of patient assessment.
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Live 2018

The CHASM-supported initiative known as “Supporting Young Black Students” (SYBS) hopes to make an impact by giving local Black high school students a glimpse into what different careers in health profession fields look like.
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