Weekly Update Newsletter 

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Department of Medicine Update March 18, 2022

In this Issue

  • Dr. Salim Yusuf is Honoured With Killam Prize
  • Dr. Hertzel C. Gerstein, Recipient of 2022 Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Diabetes Research Award
  • Dr. Alim Pardhan Received the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario 2022 Council Award
  • Robbins-Ollivier Award for Excellence in Equity: 2022, Inaugural Competition
  • Chanchlani Research Centre Global Health Award
  • Provost Begins Two Searches For Vice-Provost Roles
  • Regional Respirology Rounds
  • Global Climate Strike
  • Publication of the Week

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Department of Medicine Update March 11, 2022

In this Issue

  • Faculty Profile: Dr. Dawn Bowdish, Principal Investigator, Bowdish Lab
  • FHS Women's Symposium 2022: Building Alliances for the Future
  • His Opportunity, Her Burden: A Narrative Critical Review of Why Women Decline Academic Opportunities (PREPRINT)
  • Department of Medicine Research Excellence and Discovery Day
  • HHS Medical Grand Rounds: What happened to Monday?
  • Division of Emergency Medicine Virtual Regional Rounds
  • Antisemitism Professional Development Opportunity for Faculty and Staff
  • Publication of the Week
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cover-the Update mar 4Department of Medicine Update March 4, 2022
In this Issue
  • Dr. Salim Yusuf Receives World Heart Award
  • New Faculty Member, Dr. Ronald Ramos
  • Chair's Medical Grand Rounds: Developing Platforms for Integrative Clinical Research on Addiction
  • Internal Medicine Planning for July 2022 and July 2023 
  • Research Excellence and Discovery Day – May 18, 2022
  • T4 and T4A Slips Available
  • Retirement Announcement: Leslie Steinberg, Manager, Staff and Program Operations
  • Publication of the Month
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Department of Medicine Update February 25, 2022
In this Issue

  • Dr. Sameer Sharif wins Early Career Award
  • Dr. Matt Sibbald Wins CAME Award
  • Chair's Medical Grand Rounds on Developing Platforms for Integrative Clinical Research on Addiction
  • HHS Medical Grand Rounds Antimalarial-Induced Cardiomyopathy 
  • St. Joseph's Healthcare Medical Grand Rounds Five Things Every Internist Should Know About Anticoagulants
  • Faculty Portal Now Available

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Department of Medicine Update February 18, 2022
In this Issue

  • Dr. Jill Rudkowski Appointed Assistant Secretary of the CACMS & CACME
  • MAC Experts Lead a Survey on Cuff Leak Test
  • Honouring The Life and Legacy of Philanthropist Charles Juravinski
  • Remembering Dr. Clive Kearon
  • Important Letter To Full-Time Faculty From Dr. Paul M. O’Byrne, Dean and Vice President
  • T4 and T4A Slips Available
  • Funding Opportunities With MERIT - Deadlines Fast Approaching!

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Department of Medicine Update February 11, 2022
In this Issue

  • MIRC is in the News With a New Next-Generation Trivalent SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine
  • Dr Helen Neighbour and Dr. Diana Ahmed Appointed to UGME Leadership Positions
  • Dr. Teresa Chan Wins AFMC Award
  • Transcending Borders To Enhance Global Health
  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science
  • Emergency Medicine Regional Rounds
  • Publications
  • Funding opportunities
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Cover-The Update Feb 4, 2022Department of Medicine Update February 4, 2022
In this Issue

  • $32 Million Gift for Biomedical Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Global Health 
  • Dr. Aliya Khan, a Trailblazer in Parathyroid Research
  • Black History Month at Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Chair's Medical Grand Rounds: Membranous Nephropathy
  • Hematology Grand Rounds: Update on COVID-19 vaccines, Vaccine Safety and Therapeutics
  • Save the Date: Faculty Awards Ceremony
  • Resident Appreciation Week
  • Publication of the Month
  • 2022 Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture Series.
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Department of Medicine Update January 28, 2022
In this Issue

  • Cutting-Edge COVID Monoclonal Antibody Clinic at St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Sacrifice and Solidarity During COVID Pandemic 
  • Chair's Medical Grand Rounds: Membranous Nephropathy
  • Save the Date!: Annual Awards Ceremony
  • Medical Grand Rounds (St. Joe's): Oskee wee wee...Oskee wa wa: Lessons Learned from a Team Internist"
  • Medical Grand Rounds, HHS: Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease: A review of recent evidence.

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Department of Medicine Update January 21, 2022
In this Issue

  • New Studies on Colchicine
  • MAC Expert Becomes a Fellow of the Canadian Stroke Consortium
  • HHS Medical Grand Rounds: What is new in Obesity Medicine?
  • St. Joe's Medical Grand Rounds: Three major areas to improve perioperative care and outcomes
  • Publication of the Week
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Job Opportunities 
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Department of Medicine Update January 14, 2022
In this Issue

  • Employee Service Award for 25 years of service
  • Department of Medicine launches "Behind the Scenes" podcasts
  • Medical Grand Rounds: Recognizing and Tackling Malnutrition
  • New Streamlined Pcard Process
  • Nomination for President’s Awards for Outstanding Service
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Job Opportunities 
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Department of Medicine Update January 7, 2022
In this Issue

  • Dr. Renate Kahlke Leads Workshops to Help Faculty Develop Education Research Grant Applications 
  • Dr. Darryl Leong Appointed New Research Director for Internal Medicine Residency Program 
  • Dr. Shawn Mondoux Receives Knowledge Translation Fellowship
  • Chair's Medical Grand Rounds on Area Postrema Syndrome 
  • New Streamlined Pcard Process
  • Publication of the Month
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Job Opportunities 
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Department of Medicine Update December 17, 2021

In this Issue

  • Holiday Message From The Chair
  • Immune Response and Vaccine Hesitancy in First Nations Investigated
  • Full Marks in Recommendation and Evidence For COMPLETE Findings
  • Chair's Medical Grand Rounds: Thursday, January 6, 2022
  • Regional Endocrine/Metabolic Rounds on Equity and Game Theory Strategies to promote Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Health Science Centres
  • More Physician Volunteers Are Needed For The COVID-19 Assessment Centres
  • Publication of the Week
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Department of Medicine Update December 10, 2021

In this Issue

  • Dr. Michael Tsang Wins Department of Medicine Annual Award for Associate Professors
  • World’s Most Cited Researchers
  • Dr. Jennifer Tsang Leads Two New Intensive Care Unit Research Studies
  • Division of General Internal Medicine Continues Its Record of Exceptional Research Contributions 
  • Medical Grand Rounds: Early and Late Cardiovascular Events after Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation 
  • Actavis Chair in Rheumatology for Better Bone Health 
  • Update on McMaster’s Snow Day Policy
  • Publication of the Week 
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Department of Medicine Update December 3, 2021

In this Issue

  • Mr. Graeme Matheson is Appointed New Executive Director of Regional Medical Associates 
  • Lupus Ontario Supports the Development of the McMaster Lupus Clinic Registry and Biobank
  • Department of Medicine Annual Awards Ceremony Video 
  • Chair’s Medical Grand Rounds on Obesity Bias and Racism in Medicine
  • Update on Chair's Office Staffing
  • Emergency Out-of-Country Coverage and COVID-19 
  • Publication of the Week

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Cover- Update Nov 26, 2021

Department of Medicine Update November 26, 2021

In this Issue

  • Dr. Kanjana Perera Wins Department of Medicine Annual Award for Associate Professors
  • Dr. Flavia Kessler Borges Wins Prestigious Investigator Award
  • Dr. Christine Ribic Appointed Division Director of Nephrology
  • Chair’s Medical Grand Rounds: Obesity Bias and Racism in Medicine – Similarities and Challenges 
  • Change in Office Staffing 
  • Live Holiday Performance For Front Line Workers 
  • Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Indigenous Health Equity Speaker Serie
  • Publication of the Week 
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Department of Medicine Update November 19, 2021

In this Issue

  • Dr. Aristeidis Katsanos Appointed Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Perioperative Care Congress 2021
  • Medical Grand Rounds:  Subtype Classification of Type 2 Diabetes : A march towards more personalized care
  • COVID-19 Exigency To Have Better Healthcare Systems For Seniors 
  • IMPORTANT Announcement: Departmental Finance Committee 
  • Publication of the Week
  • Sock Drive for Hamilton Shelters

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The Update Cover - Nov 12

Department of Medicine Update November 12, 2021

In this Issue

  • Dr. Simon Oczkowski Wins Department of Medicine Annual Award for Associate Professors
  • Dr. Teresa Chan: Supporting Doctors as Learners 
  • Medical Grand Round on "Surviving Sepsis 2021 - Some Conditions Apply"
  • Important Update on “All-In” Alternate Funding Plan  
  • Diversity and Climate Survey
  • Faculty CVs Deadline
  • 2022 Annual CMPA Invoices With Fee Reduction – Available Now 
  • Call for Letters of Intent  - Transforming Tomorrow Today

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Department of Medicine Update November 5, 2021

In this Issue

  • Dr. Betty Chui Wins Department of Medicine Annual Award for Associate Professors
  • Dr. Suresh Menon Awarded Department of Medicine Annual Award for Associate Professors
  • Chair’s Medical Grand Rounds with Dr. Kaveh Shojania
  • Holiday Gala Dinner and Dance
  • Travelling as McMaster Faculty
  • Publication of the Month
  • Apply now for McMaster’s Winter 2022 Strategic Leaders Program.

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Department of Medicine Update October 29, 2021

In this Issue

  • Dr. Imran Satia Wins Career Award
  • Chair’s Medical Grand Rounds: Reshaping research priorities to match the massive crises we face
  • Dr. Salim Yusuf: Using Big-Picture Thinking to Improve Global Health 
  • Faculty CVs Deadline, November 15 
  • Publication of the Week
  • MacPFD Wikipedia Workshop Series
  • HHS – Quality Improvement Rounds
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Department of Medicine Update October 22, 2021

In this Issue

  • Dr. Michelle Zeller and Dr. Kerstin de Wit receive Annual Award for Associate Professors
  • Medical Grand Rounds: Upper Extremity and Line-Associated Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Dr. Matthew Lanktree: Predicting Kidney Disease Before It Starts
  • Deadline to submit Publications and Editorials - October 29
  • Fall Bootcamps for Grad Students
  • Publication of the Week
  • Ontario Research Fund Research Excellence Round 11 

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Department of Medicine Update October 15, 2021

In this Issue

  • Dr. Jason Cheung awarded Annual Award for Associate Professors
  • Important Reminder: 5 Year Report for Chair's Review
  • COVID-19 Update for Physicians
  • REMINDER: COVID-19 Update for Staff and Faculty
  • Medical Grand Rounds
  • Publications

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Department of Medicine Update October 8, 2021

 

In this Issue

  • Dr. Jennifer Tsang Awarded Department of Medicine Annual Award for  Associate Professors
  • Chair's Medical Grand Rounds on impact of COVID-19 pandemic on health workers
  • Global Outreach: Uganda, Afghanistan, Syria
  • Call for Applications for Director, Division of Nephrology
  • Integrating ORCID iD 
  • Reminder: Vaccination Policy

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Department of Medicine Weekly Update October 1, 2021

In this Issue

  • IMPORTANT! Travel Update for the Department of Medicine
  • Department of Medicine Annual Awards 2021
  • CHAIR'S MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS, October 7
  • Dr. Alim Pardhan, Advocate for Gender Equity in Medicine 
  • Publication of the Month
  • Publication of the Week
  • Ontario Research Fund

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Department of Medicine Weekly Update September 24, 2021


In this Issue

  • Dr. Dr. Shamir Mehta Appointed the First Douglas Holder/PHRI Chair in Interventional Cardiology
  • Mrs. Jan Taylor, Recipient of the 2021 Program Administrator Award for Excellence
  • Dr. Azim Gangji, Recipient of the  2021 Program Director of the Year Award 
  • Dr. Elena Verdu: Unlocking the Mysteries of Our Gut Bacteria
  • Communities of Practice Leadership Retreat
  • Medical Rounds on Bringing Dignity to Medical Education: A question we should be asking
  • McMaster Experts on the Spotlight!
  • Publication of the Week
  • Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Indigenous Health Equity Speaker

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Department of Medicine Weekly Update September 17, 2021

In this Issue

  • Dr. Leslie Martin Appointed Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Dr. William F. McIntyre Appointed Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology
  • Global Connections -  Building Healthcare Capacity in the Developing World
  • Launch of the McMaster Seed Fund
  • Call for Nominations: University Scholar
  • Publication of the Week
  • A Conversation About Indigenous Inclusion
  • AFP Innovation Grant Competition

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Department of Medicine Weekly Update September 10, 2021

In this Issue

  • Dr. Teresa Chan is Honoured with Royal College Award 
  • Dr. Smitha Kacheri Pathayappura Appointed Assistant Professor, Division of Dermatology
  • Dr. Justin Lee Appointed Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine
  • Innovation in Education, a Feature Story with Dr. Lori Whitehead and Dr. Azim
  • Emergency Medicine, Future Directions & Highlights
  • McMaster's Vaccination Policies
  • Chair’s Medical Grand Rounds, Town Hall: What is New With COVID-19?

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Department of Medicine Weekly Update September 3, 2021

In this Issue

  • Adapting the Clerkship Program During Covid-19
  • Key Highlights from Thrombosis & Atherosclerosis Research Institute
  • Achievements in the Division of Education and Innovation
  • Dr. Kimberley Lewis Appointed Assistant Professor, Division of Critical Care
  • Dr. Joanna Dionne Appointed Assistant Professor, Division of Critical Care
  • Dr. Christopher Stallwood, Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology
  • MacCheck and screening for the Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Publication of the Week/Month

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Department of Medicine Weekly Update August 27, 2021

In this Issue

  • Key Highlights in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • $100M+ Endowment Fund for Health Research
  • Achievements in the Division of Critical Care
  • Dr. Paul Moayyedi Appointed Editor-in-Chief of Gastroenterology
  • Dr. Minan Abbas Appointed Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Dr. Sameer Sharif Appointed Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine
  • Chair’s Medical Grand Rounds, Town Hall: What is New With COVID-19?

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Department of Medicine Weekly Update August 13, 2021

 

In this Issue

  • A Message from the President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. David Farrar
  • Major Developments in the Division of Clinical Immunology & Allerg
  • Applying Past Lessons to Stop the Spread of COVID-19
  • McMaster’s Board of Governors Approval
  • Dr. Faiza Khokhar Appointed Assistant Professor, Division of Rheumatology
  • International Outreach and Emergency Support to Uganda: COVID-19

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Department of Medicine Weekly Update July 30, 2021

    In this issue

    • Annual Report 2018-2020, a Video Message from the Chair, Dr. Mark Crowther
    • Royal College Subspecialty of Adult Palliative Medicine
    • McMaster Student Residences Will Require COVID Vaccinations
    • HHS Internal Memo: Child Maltreatment Reporting Requirements
    • Gartner Canada Healthcare Industry Forum: September 14th D&A/Vaccine Management
    • Innovative Approaches to Research in the Pandemic Context  

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    Department of Medicine Update July 16, 2021

      In this Issue

      • Dr. Maria Fe Cruz Medina, Appointed Assistant Professor
      • Dr. Derek Chu Appointed Assistant Professor
      • Dr. PJ Devereaux, Recipient of Distinguished Lecturer Award in Cardiovascular Sciences
      • Gairdner Early Career Investigator Competition  
      • The COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Virtual Townhall!
      • CFI Major Science Initiatives (MSI) 2023 Competition  

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      Department of Medicine Update July 9, 2021

      In this issue

      • Dr. Alexandra Papaioannou Ranked Top  Clinical Scholar
      • Dr. Nader Khalidi, Division Director, Rheumatology
      • Dr. Renate Kahlke, Assistant Professor, Division of Education and Innovation
      • Benefit Year Ending June 30
      • The Importance of Vacation 
      • COVID-19 Update: A message for the faculty and staff of the Faculty of Health Sciences
      • McMaster Update in Thromboembolism

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      Department of Medicine Update June 25, 2021

      In this Issue

      • Dr. Dominik Mertz, MSA President’s Award Recipient
      • McMaster Offers Sincere Condolences to Indigenous Communities
      • NEJM Journal Invites Medical Professionals for Paid Editorial Fellowships
      • Faculty Town Halls: Back to Mac
      • FHS Research Needs Assessment - Registration
      • New Graduate Student Incentive Program

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      Department of Medicine Update June 18, 2021

      In this Issue

      • Dr. Teresa Chan Appointed New Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development, FHS
      • Recipient of AGE-WELL Emerging Entrepreneur Award
      • Dr Patricia Hewston, Recipient of AGE-WELL Emerging Entrepreneur Award
      • Urgent Need for More Vaccinators - "Let's Stomp Out #COVID"!
      • "Fully Converted" AFP at McMaster
      • CIHR University Delegate
      • PSI 2022 Research Trainee Fellowship Announcement 

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      Department of Medicine Update June 11, 2021

      In this Issue

      • Devastating Attack against a Muslim Canadian Family
      • Back to Mac Virtual Town Halls 
      • 2021 Department of Medicine Virtual Annual General Meeting
      • CCTC 2021 - Summer Blitz Series 
      • Chair’s Medical Grand Rounds: New Concepts in Preventing Asthma Exacerbations
      • Medical Grand Rounds: Lyme disease update in 2021 
      • Health Innovations at McMaster University

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      Department of Medicine Update June 4, 2021 

      In this Issue

      • Statement of Response Regarding the Kamloops Indian Residential School Discovery
      • The Women in Medicine Summit #IStandWithHerAwards
      • Remembering Dr. Clive Kearon
      • Leadership Development Opportunity
      • Research Day Winners for Chair's Weekly
      • New Graduate Student Incentive Program
      • Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Forum, June 24th, 2021 

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