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Women in Medicine: Dr. May Cohen, aka “The Gender Lady”
29 July 2020 | Sara El Jaouhari
Some of the greatest strides seen in Canadian women’s health and in gender equity in medicine can be attributed to Dr. May Cohen: an unyielding activist who dedicated her life’s work to advocacy. From spearheading the development of the first Women’s Health Office at McMaster University to serving as President of the Federation of Medical Women in Canada, her career is a testament to what can be achieved with a strong social conscience and unwavering determination.

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75 million syringes but nothing to put in them: what is Canada’s plan for a COVID-19 vaccine?
24 July 2020 | Matthew Dankner, Mackenzie Michell-Robinson
Dankner and Michell-Robinson argue that in the current political climate, the Canadian Government must act now to invest in securing early vaccine doses from promising trials as well as make long term plans to bolster the Canadian biomedical sector in order to avoid future issues with drug development in times of international crisis.

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Women in Medicine: Dr. Louise Pilote
15 July 2020 | Julia Munden
Always driven by a desire to understand, Dr. Louise Pilote (MDCM, MPH, PhD, FRCPC) can accurately be described as a lifelong learner. As a clinician researcher and mother of five, Pilote shares her experience integrating professional and personal life. She also discusses the intersection of medicine and feminism, while providing advice for the next wave of clinician researchers.

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Women in Medicine: Dr. Lysanne Campeau
01 July 2020 | Geneviève Peel
Dr. Lysanne Campeau is at the forefront of fascination and curiosity, which has led her to become a leading professor of Urology, an active educator, and a prominent academic in Montreal. She has faced discrimination and is an advocate for women in academic positions since.


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Women in Medicine: Dr. May Cohen, aka “The Gender Lady”
75 million syringes but nothing to put in them: what is Canada’s plan for a COVID-19 vaccine?
Women in Medicine: Dr. Louise Pilote
Women in Medicine: Dr. Lysanne Campeau
Forget two-faced, we're infinitely faced: on facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
7th Annual Student Neurology Symposium
Sanitation, Sanity, and (Moral) Suitability: The History of the Medical Inadmissibility of Immigrants into Canada
Healing starts with understanding: Addressing language barriers in patient care through medical student interpreters
Stories of institutional and local policy change from Harvard’s Cambridge Health Alliance
16th Annual Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health Student Research Day
Training Global Surgery Advocates: Strengthening the Global Surgery Voice
Impact of a family medicine-based transitional care intervention on readmission and length of stay: a pilot study
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Women in Medicine: Dr. May Cohen, aka “The Gender Lady”
29 July 2020 | Sara El Jaouhari
Some of the greatest strides seen in Canadian women’s health and in gender equity in medicine can be attributed to Dr. May Cohen: an unyielding activist who dedicated her life’s work to advocacy. From spearheading the development of the first Women’s Health Office at McMaster University to serving as President of the Federation of Medical Women in Canada, her career is a testament to what can be achieved with a strong social conscience and unwavering determination.

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75 million syringes but nothing to put in them: what is Canada’s plan for a COVID-19 vaccine?
24 July 2020 | Matthew Dankner, Mackenzie Michell-Robinson
Dankner and Michell-Robinson argue that in the current political climate, the Canadian Government must act now to invest in securing early vaccine doses from promising trials as well as make long term plans to bolster the Canadian biomedical sector in order to avoid future issues with drug development in times of international crisis.

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Women in Medicine: Dr. Louise Pilote
15 July 2020 | Julia Munden
Always driven by a desire to understand, Dr. Louise Pilote (MDCM, MPH, PhD, FRCPC) can accurately be described as a lifelong learner. As a clinician researcher and mother of five, Pilote shares her experience integrating professional and personal life. She also discusses the intersection of medicine and feminism, while providing advice for the next wave of clinician researchers.

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Women in Medicine: Dr. Lysanne Campeau
01 July 2020 | Geneviève Peel
Dr. Lysanne Campeau is at the forefront of fascination and curiosity, which has led her to become a leading professor of Urology, an active educator, and a prominent academic in Montreal. She has faced discrimination and is an advocate for women in academic positions since.

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Forget two-faced, we're infinitely faced: on facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
29 June 2020 | E. Dennis Curry
Facial anatomy and function are wildly impressive examples of the intricate nature of the human body. Here, the author reflects on two clinical scenarios involving facial reconstruction and facial transplantation in the field of plastic surgery. A commentary on societal interpretations of facial plastic surgery is included, highlighting the importance of reconstructive surgery in advancing patient functioning, self-confidence, and overall psychological well-being.

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7th Annual Student Neurology Symposium
19 June 2020 | Student Neurology Symposium
Selected abstracts from the research presentations of the 7th Student Neurology Symposium, which took place virtually on June 6th, 2020. This annual event is organized by medical students from the four faculties of medicine in Quebec and the University of Ottawa, and was hosted by McGill University this year.

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Sanitation, Sanity, and (Moral) Suitability: The History of the Medical Inadmissibility of Immigrants into Canada
27 May 2020 | Clare Fogarty
As the understanding of human health has changed with history, so too has the basis for the exclusion and deportation of Canadian immigrants for medical purposes. Physical, mental, and moral health were key criteria in the first century of Canadian immigration policy, highlighting Canada’s history of anti-immigrant sentiment through the medicalization of specific social groups.

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Healing starts with understanding: Addressing language barriers in patient care through medical student interpreters
23 May 2020 | Xinyu Ji, Kenzy Abdelhamid, Darya Naumova, Ellen Chow, Juan-Carlos Chirgwin
Language barriers, a common problem in diverse healthcare environments, pose a considerable challenge when providing care. The need for adequate and accessible interpretation services is discussed.

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Stories of institutional and local policy change from Harvard’s Cambridge Health Alliance
07 May 2020 | Debra Ann Dawson
Debra Dawson looks at social accountability, as it relates to Cambridge Health Alliance. She discusses how the culture of the population influence the care, and how to sustain care centers for vulnerable populations.

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16th Annual Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health Student Research Day
09 April 2020 | EBOH: Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health
Selected abstracts from the 16th Annual Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health (EBOH) Research Day. The event was held on March 13, 2020, and was led by the Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health Student Society.

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Training Global Surgery Advocates: Strengthening the Global Surgery Voice
23 March 2020 | Xiya Ma, Dominique Vervoort, Dan Poenaru
Two-thirds of the world’s population lack access to essential surgical, obstetric and anesthesia care when needed. Interest in global surgery is growing exponentially, but the availability of a structured global surgery curriculum for medical trainees is lacking. Here, we present a novel, three-day workshop aimed to equip trainees with knowledge and advocacy skills and help develop future generations of global surgeons, anaesthesiologists, and obstetricians.