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The last weekend in October, we welcome 600+ alumni to more than 25 Faculty of Medicine events, including our all-school, all-program cocktail party, House Call: Raise a Glass with the Dean.

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Join our Open House events on Sunday, October 30

The Faculty of Medicine events include the Interprofessional Health Care Interactive Panel "A Day in the Life": Health Care Professionals - Careers and Collaboration as well as two information sessions.

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Gustavo Turecki receives the 2016 Acfas Léo-Pariseau prize

Dr. Gustavo Turecki, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine has been awarded the 2016 Acfas Léo-Pariseau prize for biological and health sciences.

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Brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst before sleep

A new study published in Nature led by Charles Bourque, Professor in McGill’s Department of Neurology and scientist at the Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience Program at the Research Institute of the MUHC, shows that the brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst in the hours before sleep.

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Bernard Robaire awarded 2016 Prix Guy Rocher

Dr. Bernard Robaire, James McGill Professor in the Departments of Pharmacology and Therapeutics and of Obstetrics and Gynecology at McGill’s Faculty of Medicine, was selected to receive the 2016 Prix Guy Rocher, an award created in honour of Professor Rocher to recognize his contribution to the promotion and defense of Quebec universities.   Read More


Imaging the unborn brain

“Prevention will always beat cure,” says Catherine Limperopoulos, a three-time alumna of the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy and a pioneer in MRI research of the developing brain.

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Professionalism Pinning Ceremony for McGill University Nursing students

On September 30, students from the Ingram School of Nursing, received their McGill name tag pins during a ceremony which reaffirms their commitment to the nursing profession and in maintaining the highest standards in fulfilling their social contract with society. 

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Dr. Guy Rouleau receives Prix de l’oeuvre scientifique

Dr. Guy Rouleau, Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill as well as the MUHC, has been chosen to receive another major award recognizing his outstanding scientific career. 

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McGill medical student receives Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award

Third-year McGill medical student Doulia Hamad has been awarded the Marty Kelman & Gilda Tanz/McGill University Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award in honour of Saul & Mildred Kelman.

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Patient at heart, Science in hand…

Welcome to the McGill Faculty of Medicine—home to a unique and diverse community of health professionals, scientists, students and staff who are committed to compassionate, evidence-based care.


McGill remains at the top in Health Sciences within Canada and enjoys an international reputation for excellence in teaching, clinical training and research.

Montreal Alzheimer’s Research for a Cure initiative to fund local researchers Dr. Alan C. Evans and Dr. Andréa C. LeBlanc.

The Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning is in its 10th year of enhancing the skills of health care professionals.

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