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August 2020

Dreaming Big: Canada’s best skilled team

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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If health care providers work as a team, they must practice as a team. Technology has allowed teaching hospitals like the MUHC to implement continuous learning through innovative medical simulation. Join the MUHC’s Director of Education, Dr. Elene Khalil, and Simulation Specialist Advisor, Caroline White, as they explore how the use of simulation technology has transformed patient care at the MUHC, from the OR to the ER and in between.

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September 2020

Genetic testing leads the way in personalized medicine

September 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

In recent years, genome sequencing has allowed for astonishing progress in the field of genetics, but scientists have yet to unveil its full potential. Genomic medicine is a new and exciting field that has played a pivotal role in the early diagnosis of cancers and rare diseases . It has paved the way for personalized medicine by allowing us to tailor health care based on the genetic makeup of an individual. Join researchers Dr. Patricia Tonin and Dr. Vincent Mooser as…

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Lifestyle is a lifesaver – how to keep your heart healthy

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

Join MUHC cardiologist Dr. Jacques Genest and clinician scientist Dr. Louise Pilote as they explore the role genetics play in the development of cardiovascular disease. They’ll be answering questions and sharing health care tips to help us better understand how our lifestyles impact our susceptibility to cardiovascular disease, as well as the differences in cardiovascular health risks between men and women.

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A future without heart disease – how can you play a role?

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

In 10 years, Montreal will have the lowest rate of hospitalization and fewest deaths due to heart disease in Canada. But how do we get there? Join the MUHC’s Chief of Cardiology, Dr. Nadia Giannetti, and Director of Preventive and Genomic Cardiology at the MUHC, Dr. George Thanassoulis, as they come together to discuss the path forward to reach this radical goal. They’ll share the insider scoop on the current cardiology trials taking place at the MUHC, and answer your…

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Vulnerability to Vitality: Building Sustainable English-Speaking Black and African Visible Minority Communities in Quebec

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online

The Black community of Quebec, the English-speaking Black community has for long suffered the worst socio-economic and psycho-social conditions compared to other (non-indigenous) populations throughout Canada. The stress of the COVID-19 crisis will worsen these conditions leading to longer periods of unemployment, increasing difficulty to pay bills, and manage other obligations. The accumulation of unattended matters will take a deep toll. This gas awoke the sensitivity to the messages of the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Hence corporations and peoples around…

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