October 15-27

 

October 15 - 20

McGill Council on Palliative Care: PROJECTION – a week of dialogue

Join us for a week of community dialogue about living well and being unafraid to talk about end-of-life plans and wishes. We will have over 50 culturally sensitive events focused on art, music, innovation, healthcare, education and spirituality.
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Tuesday, October 15 at 12:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series

Neuronal Chloride Regulation in Brain Development, Plasticity and Disease
Kai Kaila
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Tuesday, October 15, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Neurosurgical Approaches for Relief of Movement Disorders
Dr. Abbas Sadikot
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Tuesday, October 15, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

The Neuro: K.A.C. Elliott 2019 Lecture

The reciprocal GABAergic septo-hippocampal connection: target selectivity and function
Dr. Tamás F. Freund
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October 16

World Restart a Heart Day 

This goal of this student-led interprofessional initiative is to educate the Montreal community about the importance of bystander CPR and engage individuals in resuscitation activities to enhance CPR knowledge and skills.
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Wednesday, October 16, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

2018-2019 Innovation Fund Awardees
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Wednesday, October 16, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Second Joint McGill University-Peking University Symposium on Primary Care Policy

Learning from each other - From policy to action: Successful implementation of primary care reform
We will explore and discuss insights from our respective experiences in primary care reform, focusing on patient-centred interdisciplinary care for complex chronic disease in primary care and the integration and linkages with hospitals and specialist care.
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Wednesday, October 16 at 11:30 a.m.

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Coordinating propulsive and contractile forces during collective cell migration
Gregory Emery, PhD
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Wednesday, October 16 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

Studies on the mechanisms underlying weight illusions
Dr. Philippe Chouinard
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Wednesday, October 16, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

CPD Wednesday E-Learning Series (WELS): Webinar only

Sleep apnea in children
Dr. Sam J. Daniel
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Wednesday, October 16, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH Program Seminar

Treatment of Gram-negative blood stream infections: putting probability into practice
Dr. Todd Lee
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Wednesday, October 16, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

Error-prone failure time data in Electronic Health Records (EHR) data: Methods for analysis and study design
Pamela A. Shaw, PhD
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Wednesday, October 16 at 4:30 p.m.

SSoM and BMEU Seminar

Projection Week Seminar with Mara Buchbinder: 
'Making Death’ in the Era of Medical Aid-in-Dying
Mara Buchbinder
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October 17

Inauguration day of the McGill Research Centre for Cannabis

The McGill Research Centre for Cannabis aims to provide evidence-based information to members of industry, the scientific community, governmental regulatory bodies, physicians, patients, and the Canadian population. This event is an opportunity for industry leaders, scientists involved in cannabis research as well as healthcare providers to convene for a day of learning, networking and discussion.
Registration is mandatory
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October 17 - 20

3rd International Congress on Whole Person Care

Exploring, compassion, addiction and culture change
Healing interactions between healthcare workers and patients are key to the transformation that we seek to promote and we will attempt to model healing relationships in all our interactions with you from the time you pick up your badge to your departure at the completion of the Congress.
Key speakers: Drs. Rana Awdish, Gabor Maté, Michael Kearney, Radhule Weininger & Frances Westley
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Thursday, October 17, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

SACE & Faculty Development Office Workshop

Exploring intersections: Equity, diversity and inclusion in the learning environment
Dr. Saleem Razack
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Thursday, October 17, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Onsite or Webinar

Top 20 Research Studies of 2018 for Primary Care Physicians
Dr. Roland Grad
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Thursday, October 17, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Onsite or Webinar

Integrating Shared Decision-Making into Prevention Activities: Examples from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care
Dr. Brett Thombs
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Friday, October 18, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Dementia Education and Support Workshop for Family Caregivers

McGill University’s Division of Geriatric Medicine and the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning are working in collaboration with Claire Webster to offer a community workshop that aims to educate and support caregivers who are looking after a family member with Alzheimer's disease or a dementia-related illness. 
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Friday, October 18, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology Seminar Series

Revenge of the Zombies: Lessons learned from cystic fibrosis
Dr. Subash Sad
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Friday, October 18, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Biological & Biomedical Engineering Seminar 

Scalable methods for genomics & the McGill initiative in computational medicine
Dr. Guillaum Bourque
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Monday, October 21, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Cleanliness and godliness: Revisiting skin hygiene and cutaneous T cell dysregulation in atopic dermatitus
Carolyn Jack
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Monday, October 21, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar

Cancer "Screening": Principles, Programs, Performance
James Hanley
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Tuesday, October 22, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Rare diseases
Dr. Don Vinh
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Tuesday, October 22, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Trottier Symposium: Longing for Longevity 

Why we age and why we don’t have to
Dr. David Sinclair
Anti-aging claims and cosmetics
Kelly Dobos
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October 23

PATH 6th Annual Symposium

Optimizing musculoskeletal health in an aging population
Speakers: Prof. Jenna Gibbs, Prof. Tyler Churchward-Venne, Dr. Suzanne N. Morin, Prof. Stéphanie Chevalier & Dr. Mathieu Maltais
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Wednesday, October 23, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

Bivariate Random-Effects Model for Accommodating Outlying and Influential Studies in Meta-Analysis of Diagnostic Test Accuracy Studies
Zelalem Negeri
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Wednesday, October 23, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

The Neuro: Art and Alzheimer’s

A joint event between The McGill Society of Montreal and The Neuro
A short accessible lecture on brain imaging in dementia research
Dr. Alan C. Evans
How art provides a unique window into brain anatomy and function.  
Dr. AmanPreet Badhwar
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Wednesday, October 23, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Trottier Symposium: Longing for Longevity 

Sex after 50
Dr. Ruth Westheimer
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October 24

JGH Foundation: 56th André Aisenstadt Annual Memorial Clinical Day

Family Medicine for the 21st Century
Exploring the challenges, opportunities and current advancements in comprehensive and continuing health care for the individual in the context of the family and the community.
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Thursday, October 24, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

MeDic Program Seminar Series

Extracellular vesicle biomarkers of brain insulin resistance as theramarkers
Dr. Dimitrious Kapogiannis
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Thursday, October 24, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Onsite or Webinar

Fatty liver
Dr. Giada Sebastiani
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Thursday, October 24, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Onsite or Webinar

Update on Hepatitis B & C
Dr. Mark Deschenes
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October 25

3rd Annual Symposium in Infectious Diseases

A collaboration between the division of infectious diseases and the Department of Family Medicine .
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Friday, October 25, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology Seminar Series

Integrated approaches to uncover regulators of cancer progression
Dr. Logan Walsh
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Friday, October 25 at 11:30 a.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

Mechanisms of Activity-Dependent Axonal Wiring in the Developing Cortex
Dr. Nobuhiko Yamamoto
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Friday, October 25, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Biological & Biomedical Engineering Seminar 

CREATE: Saccade Analytics
Isabel Galiana
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Friday, October 25, 2:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Bernice Grafstein Lecture in Neuroscience

Some implications of the unusual properties of the dopamine neurons that project to prefrontal cortex
Keynote lecturer: Dr. Adele Diamond
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