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Seventeen years. That is how long it takes on average for health research findings to be adopted into widespread clinical practice, common wisdom has it.
For Dr. Susan Rvachew, a speech pathologist specializing in developmental disorders and a professor at McGill’s School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, social media allows her a wider—and faster—reach than traditional modes of publication.
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You’re ill. You visit a doctor who examines you, diagnoses you with a once deadly cancer, immediately offers some non-invasive treatment, and sends you home with a good prognosis, relatively free of pain and side effects. It’s a scene straight out of Star Trek, but it might not be too far from reality.
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“It’s rare to have fields of science defined by scale,” says Dr. David Juncker, Professor in Biomedical Engineering, but what differentiates micro- and nanotechnology is all a matter of size.
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“Most people who have thought about microsurgery think of it as operating with a microscope,” says microsurgeon Rudy Buntic, MDCM’90. “There’s more to it.”
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H. Arnold Steinberg, businessman, philanthropist, tireless volunteer and Chancellor Emeritus, died suddenly on Friday, Dec. 11, at the age of 82. With his passing, McGill, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Montreal community lost one of their greatest servants, and a man who was happiest when he was giving back.
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Alumni of a certain era will recognize #1 on this list. Known for its bow-tied waiters, 23-hour-a-day service, and celebrity patrons (including Ed Sullivan and Liberace), this beloved deli occupied an Art Deco brown brick building not far from campus, on the corner of Metcalfe and de Maisonneuve Blvd. Designed by Charles David Goodman, who also worked on the Jewish General Hospital, the building was demolished in 2008, in spite of protests from groups heralding it as a cultural and architectural landmark.
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April 2014

Leadership in the health field involves transforming people, organizations, and systems. The International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL) at McGill is a collaborative program that draws on Desautels Faculty of Management Professor Henry Mintzberg’s innovative approach to management education and on the Faculty of Medicine’s pool of expertise in health care. It is designed to expose key players in health to leading edge practices in management.
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April 2014

What does it mean to be an Osler Fellow? For some, it’s about the building of community. For others, it’s about the process of reflection and renewal. For yet others, it’s about the desire for making a difference. And then there are those who do it for the joy of working with students.
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On November 28, Canada’s very first physiotherapist to earn a PhD, Dr. Carol Richards, came home to McGill to deliver the fourth annual Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship. The event, held by the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy, brings together students, clinicians, educators, donors and alumni in honour of former Professor Aston-McCrimmon’s vision and pioneering work. Read more ►
 


January 2014

The Bronfman Centre’s annual symposium on the benefits of psychosocial oncology, including mindfulness-based cancer recovery, optimizing cancer care and managing distress across the cancer trajectory. Read more ►