Communities across the northern region of Nova Scotia will have access to more family physicians-in-training in just over a year, when Dalhousie Medical School’s newest family medicine teaching site opens on July 1, 2019.
PhD Grad Derek Clements was awarded the received the Graduate Student Excellence in Health Research Award from the Faculty of Medicine at its 20th annual Graduate Student Research Day this spring for the high quality of his research. He will be continuing his research as a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University.
When Robert Johnson walked across Dalhousie’s convocation stage in 1998 to receive his medical degree, he was the first Mi’kmaq person to receive this degree from Dal. Johnson was barely 23 at the time, having enrolled in the medical school at the age of 18.
As Canadians consider the crippling impact of opioids on communities across the country, we asked some Dal experts to comment on the issue from multiple angles. Hear more at a special screening of the film “Werewolf” (w/ panel discussion) next week.
Dr. Karen Mann made an enormous impact in her years at Dalhousie. She held 25 different positions, re-designed the medical school’s approach to training doctors, and helped establish medical education as a field of scholarly endeavour.
This week, at Canada’s largest academic meeting, Dr. Françoise Baylis is premiering a new video on the sale of eggs and sperm, hoping to inspire her fellow academics to further efforts to engage the public on important issues.
The CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health Trailblazer Award in the senior career category has been awarded to Dr. Noni MacDonald, Canada’s first female Dean of Medicine at Dalhousie University.