Live 2019

Each year, the McGill University Department of Family Medicine welcomes the largest number of residents from across all of the programs within by the Faculty of Medicine. Currently completing her second year of residency in Family Medicine at the Herzl Family Practice Centre of the Jewish General Hospital, Dr. Tamara Ibrahim’s work on the inefficacy of docusate sodium (commonly known by the brand name Colace), a drug frequently prescribed as a stool softener, is a testament to the importance of knowledge translation and scholarly activity in primary care.
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Live 2019

McGill students are helping lead the charge to dismantle barriers to health science education that underrepresented communities face on a daily basis, and these student-led initiatives received a major boost this year thanks to Dialogue McGill.
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Live 2019

As 2018 drew to a close, the first cohort of six interdisciplinary students and residents completed an innovative new elective called Foundations in Medical Education. Elements of their final projects are receiving interest from curriculum developers heading into 2019.
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Live 2018

It all started with the launch of three projects. That is how the Community Health and Social Medicine (CHASM) started last year. Now in its second year, CHASM is broadening its application process to include more projects, more funding, and a greater, more robust curriculum.
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Live 2018

In an effort to advance diversity in McGill’s Faculty of Medicine, the student–led initiative Supporting Young Black Students – Careers in Health (SYBS), in collaboration with Black Students’ Network (BSN) and the SACE Office, recently organized a panel discussion featuring a varied group of Black health professionals. 
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Live 2018

On September 29, close to 300 students from the four Faculties of Medicine in Quebec and from the University of Ottawa were united for a day of workshops and talks on topics ranging from Indigenous health to health of gender minorities, all whilst exploring rural family medicine and maternal and prenatal care. Dr. Guillaume Charbonneau, president of the College of Family Physicians, was the keynote speaker for this event.
Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the Family Medicine Student Symposium reminds us of the important need for more primary care practitioners and the increased interest from the new generation of health care professionals in the making.
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Live 2018

Benjamin Franklin reportedly said, “If you want something done, give it to a busy person.”  Cyril Boulila is busy getting things done.  The second year McGill medical student works part-time as a physiotherapist, is a member of the McGill water polo team, is an award-winning saxophonist and, as if that is not enough, is developing and organizing a series of free collaborative and interprofessional workshops.
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Live 2018

Meet Heather Whittaker, Class of 2024, one of the MDCM & PhD Program’s talented cohort of trainees
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Live 2018

Meet Paul Savage, Class of 2019, one of the MDCM & PhD Program’s talented cohort of trainees
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Live 2018

They may be Montreal high school students, international medical residents, or students at any level in between. Their summer research experience could help develop a software prototype, a tool for vision research, or a computational method to locate neurons in the brain. As the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) says au revoir to another large cohort of summer students and volunteers, it’s clear that the benefits are on both sides—for the hosts as well as trainees who came to conduct a hands-on project in a leading research laboratory.
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