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Margot Brunelle  –  News
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Dalhousie resident Dr. Hannah Dahn has published a timely study of burnout and resiliency among residents in oncology and hematology training programs in Canada. The first of its kind in Canada, the study confirms other findings that medical residents face an extraordinarily high risk of burnout.
Dawn Morrison  –  News
Friday, September 21, 2018
The health status of Indigenous adults has been deteriorating in Canada for over a decade, and socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous Canadians have increased over time. These were some of the findings in a paper recently published by Dalhousie researchers in the Health Policy journal.
Carolyn Ray  –  News
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Inside a lab at Dalhousie Medical School, 12,000 zebrafish swim in tanks that line the room from floor to ceiling. It looks like a pet store or an aquarium, but these guppy-sized fish have an important connection to children being treated across the street at the IWK Health Centre: they share the same cancers.
Michael Gorman  –  News
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
The province is adding 15 new specialist residency seats to the Dalhousie University medical school, bringing the total number at the university to 65.
Colin Hodd  –  News
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
It took special people to build an institution like the North End Community Health Centre and Dr. Margaret Casey was one of them. In 2004 she was received the Order of Canada for her contributions to the community and for these reasons she is September's DalMed Innovator.
Staff  –  News
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Second year medical students with an established track record of community leadership, superior communication skills and demonstrated interest in advancing knowledge are recognized today with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) Award. Dalhousie University's Todd Dow was chosen as a recipient.
Kenneth Conrad  –  News
Friday, August 31, 2018
A former nurse, professor of pediatrics with Dalhousie Medical School and Director of the Pediatric Palliative Care Service at the IWK, Dr. Gerri Frager has pursued one of her artistic passions on a full-time basis since her retirement in 2014.
Kenneth Conrad  –  News
Monday, August 27, 2018
Medical students Todd Dow, Sebastian Haupt and Mike Smyth are the founders of the Pre-clerkship Residency Exploration Program (PREP), a two-week-long elective for second-year medical students that was held for the first time this spring.
Colin Hodd  –  News
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Dalhousie Medical graduate Dr. Joni Guptill has spent the last 29 years working with Doctors Without Borders - first as a frontline worker, through to her time as the head of MSF Canada, to her present role as co-ordinator of MSF's Atlantic Association Group.
Laura Faulkner  –  News
Monday, August 13, 2018
As part of her Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick student Laura Faulkner traveled to Iqaluit to learn about healthcare in northern Canada.
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