Live 2021

A team of McGill University healthcare students, led by Antoine Denis and Sami Chergui, created an award-winning virtual platform to inspire high school students from underrepresented communities to pursue a career in healthcare.
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Live 2021

Although the pandemic made in-person Convocation ceremonies impossible once again this year, the event represents an important milestone in a graduate’s journey as the recognition of years of hard work. It also provides an opportune time to reflect on that journey, as Dr. Haruka Saito, the lone 2021 graduate from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (SCSD), did in taking some time to answer a few of our questions.
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Live 2021

I am from Montreal, and my family is originally from Syria. I did my undergraduate studies at McGill University studying microbiology and immunology. I then started my master’s studies and did a fast track to become a PhD candidate in the Gallouzi lab at the Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre.
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Live 2021

Hailing from around the world, McGill’s valedictorians are a diverse, multitalented group. When they came to the University, they brought with them their unique backgrounds, passions and ambitions. While they all praise the education they received at McGill, one thing is certain, the University has benefitted just as much for having them as valuable, contributing members of our community.
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Live 2021

We find out what makes Amr Omer – a fifth year PhD candidate in biochemistry in Dr. Imed Gallouzi’s lab – tick. The Kingston, Ontario, native talks about why he chose to train at the Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre; his work on scary-sounding “zombie cells;” and his die-hard loyalty to the Toronto Raptors.
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Live 2021

McGill medical students Jad Alkass, David Nassim and Pier-Luc Parent are fascinated by the opportunities and potential of ultrasound technology in medicine. Their enthusiasm bloomed during their first year of undergraduate medical training at McGill’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Early on, as part of McGill’s medical curriculum, they were exposed to sonography, allowing them to practice multiple scans on simulated patients.
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McGill’s School of Physical & Occupational Therapy (SPOT) recently recognized both the 2020 and 2021 cohorts of occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT) professional program students for successfully reaching the milestone moment marking the transition from classroom learning to clinical experience. The Name-Tag Ceremony is considered the equivalent of the engineering Iron-Ring ceremony and medicine’s White Coat ceremony for SPOT. Faculty and staff are proud to celebrate this transition with the students each year.
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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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