Issue 109 / October 4th, 2019

 

 

As McGill enters its third century and launches the #MadebyMcGill campaign, the Faculty of Dentistry is proud to help shape our global community of leaders.

 

For decades, the Faculty of Dentistry has been at the frontlines of health care, working strategically to fix gaps in the system and train dental professionals capable of facing the challenges of the future.

 

We are building a healthier future for all.

We are #MadebyMcGill.

 


Faculty Highlights


 

 

Dentistry Members Take Leadership Roles in Canadian Health

Dr. Allison is elected as President of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, and Dean Emami is inducted as Fellow, signalling the Faculty's leadership in Canadian health and policy.

Read more.

 

 

White Coat Ceremony

The White Coat Ceremony is one of the most important events in our students' passage through McGill, and remains our most cherished ceremony. It marks the transition of third year students from the classroom to the clinic, as they receive their official white coats from their fourth year peers.

Read more.

 

Running for a Cause

For the last 13 years, the Run for Outreach has been a student-led annual fundraiser where members from the Dentistry community run through Mont Royal to raise funds for the Faculty's Service to the Community Program.

Read more, and see photos from the day.

 

 

Dentistry Member Inducted to Royal Society of Canada

Associate member Dr. Marta Cerruti, Associate Professor of Materials Engineering, was among eleven other McGillians recently inducted as fellows to the Royal Society of Canada.

Read more.

 

 


Community News


 

 

All Alumni Cocktail: Homecoming Edition

During McGill's Homecoming weekend, Dentistry alumni from across the country came together to celebrate the launch of the campaign, and reconnect with fellow McGillians.

See the photos from the Alumni Cocktail.

 

 

R2R Update

Academic and Support Staff are encouraged to read this important update from Yves Beauchamp (VP, Admin. and Finance) and Christopher Manfredi (Provost and VP, Academic) on McGill's R2R platform.

 

These change agents are your local leaders in the transition to R2R: Nikoo Taghavi, Matthew Meehan, Johanna Boucher, and Audrée Camille.

Read more.

 

Dr. Bedos Delivers Important Message to Media

Dentistry researcher and RSBO do-director Dr. Christophe Bedos was recently feature on RDI Économie to discuss an important issue: public dental health and the socio-economic disparities in access to care.

Watch the interview.

 

 

Projet Bouche B

Projet Bouche B is an initiative lead by the Fondation de l'Ordre des dentistes du Québec, with the goal of creating a network of dentists to deliver free oral health treatments to underserved communities and people in need.

Find out more about this important initiative.

 


Events


 

 

This month's #PopCornTime: Freaks (1932)

 

Following last month's screening of Persepolis, which included a rich and productive discussion, #PopCornTime will resume on October 30th with a screening of Freaks, a historically important film directed by Tod Browning. 

 

Freaks follows the evocative story of a group of carnival sideshow performers, and promises to stimulate a lively discussion on representation, otherness, and disability with special guest Dr. Gaëlle Fiasse, Professor of Philosophy at McGill.

 

Wednesday, October 30

5:30pm-8pm

Room 547 (Jim Lund Lecture Room)

Free popcorn!

 

CDE Courses: 2019-2020

Find your continuing dental education course while spaces are left!

 

See upcoming courses.

 

 

 

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