McGill residents provided opportunity to self-care
Under the theme of “Peak performance under high stress environments,” McGill Medicine residents and fellows gathered in the McIntyre Medical Building on February 2 for the annual Residents Wellness Workshop organized by the Faculty of Medicine’s MedWell office.
Location may be key to effectively controlling pain
A new study published in Nature Communications and co-led by McGill’s Director of Anesthesia Research Terence Coderre, indicates that the location of receptors that transmit pain signals is important in how big or small a pain signal will be — and therefore how effectively drugs can block those signals.
Long-awaited Pavilion K opens at Jewish General Hospital
Health Minister Barrette and Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Arcand, were among those who joined Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, PDG of the CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal as McGill Medicine's affiliate hospital inaugurated Pavilion K, its new critical-care unit.
When the first signs of the 2014 Ebola crisis emerged, Médecins Sans Frontières international president Joanne Liu, MDCM’91, IMHL’14, and her team were quick to respond, even while others accused them of exaggerating the threat. By the end of the year, Liu and her colleagues were hailed as heroes.
The MDCM curriculum entitled, Patient at Heart, Science in Hand was implemented in the fall of 2013. It is a product of five years of reflection, multi-disciplinary consultation, planning and development.
Created by the Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry, the Strategic Research Plan (SRP) comes to life by expanding on current areas of distinction and anticipating the societal health needs of the coming years.