At Spring Convocation ceremonies this week, Dalhousie Medical School will graduate its largest ever class of MDs of African descent. Aided by programs like PLANS (Promoting Leadership in Health for African Nova Scotians), these grads are set to make their mark and address historic imbalances in our health-care system.
Dalhousie Medical School’s new Service Learning Program, which just completed its first year, pairs second-year Medicine students with community partners to link classroom learning with real-world impact.
Pharmacology's Dr. Keith Brunt and University of Guelph's Dr. Jeremy Simpson are the first to discover role of kidney hormones in air hunger felt by heart patients. Their findings have implications for medical treatments extending beyond heart failure and hypertension.
Dr. Geoff Williams is the epitome of compassionate care, a statement that his patients would agree with. This year’s recipient of the Doctors Nova Scotia Patient’s Choice Award, Dr. Williams makes time for a dedicated clinical practice in the midst of a busy academic career in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Medicine.
Students in nine different professional programs spanning Dal's Faculties of Medicine, Health Professions and Dentistry are providing health education, navigation assistance and clinical care to vulnerably housed and homeless people in Halifax through a new initiative called HOPES.
Dr. Patrick McGrath and Dr. Patricia Lingley-Pottie are among the 2017 recipients of the Governor General’s Innovation Award, celebrating their work with the Strongest Families Institute — an organization that has helped more than 12,000 families and counting across the country.