Happy holidays from the Dean's Office

Happy holidays from the Dean's Office

Family and food are at the centre of holiday celebrations for the Dean's Office staff.

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BioMed students win national bursary

BioMed students win national bursary

Manish Mishra and Shuchita Tiwari were recently awarded the Have a Heart Bursary from the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Academy

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SHRF awards honour CoM researchers

SHRF awards honour CoM researchers

The 2015 annual SHRF Awards recognized some amazing research going on at the College of Medicine.

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CoM was a homecoming for these UGME students

CoM was a homecoming for these UGME students

They studied at opposite ends of the country, but when it came to going to medical school both Jessica Littmann and Anton Moshynskyy knew they'd be coming home.

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CoM student earns international award

CoM student earns international award

Maple Liu won second place in the Young Researcher Award at the Pediatric Work Physiology Conference

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Incoming class brings wealth of experience

Incoming class brings wealth of experience

From software engineering to research in antibiotic resistance, the latest UGME class has a variety of experience to draw from.

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Designing depression diagnosis

Designing depression diagnosis

The challenge with mental health is we don’t have clear biomarkers that confirm diagnoses - Dr. Lisa Kalynchuk

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New fund supports concussion test at U of S

New fund supports concussion test at U of S

Testing of a protein biomarker that could contribute to a fast, effective and portable test for traumatic brain injuries

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CoM grad gives Swift Current community care a boost

CoM grad gives Swift Current community care a boost

Alexandra Akinfiresoye has found that General Internal Medicine was a bit like doing everything

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Medical students support Saskatchewan Change Day campaign

Medical students support Saskatchewan Change Day campaign

The second annual Saskatchewan Change Day will be celebrated on Nov. 5, 2015. To mark the final 30 days of the campaign, the Health Quality Council (HQC) has launched an initiative called 30 Days of Collective Change. http://blog.hqc.sk.ca/hqcchange/

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The silver tsunami is coming

The silver tsunami is coming

Saskatchewan, like much of the industrialized world, is poised to get hit with a silver tsunami that threatens to engulf government health budgets, but also offers exciting opportunities, according to Dr. Jenny Basran.

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College of Medicine probation lifted

College of Medicine probation lifted

This morning the University of Saskatchewan received official word that probation has been rescinded for the College of Medicine undergraduate medical education program.

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Model behaviour

Model behaviour

My day can go from putting makeup of a burn on a mannequin to setting up the medical scenario.

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Pierson awarded Distinguished Professorship

Pierson awarded Distinguished Professorship

Dr. Pierson may call himself an 'accidental scientist', but his work has changed the lives of countless women across the globe

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Students key part of One Health event

Students key part of One Health event

More than 130 U of S students in medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and nutrition, public health, veterinary medicine and physical therapy gathered in Saskatoon to take part in the fourth annual conference

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U of S medical student earns prestigious national award

U of S medical student earns prestigious national award

University of Saskatchewan (U of S) student Scott Adams has been named a 2015 recipient of the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award for medical students.

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U of S teams up with Harvard affiliate

U of S teams up with Harvard affiliate

Agreement signed to advance cutting-edge stem cell brain repair research

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Celebrating 50 years of PT

Celebrating 50 years of PT

The School of Physical Therapy celebrates a half century of education in Saskatchewan

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U of S College of Medicine names vice-dean

U of S College of Medicine names vice-dean

Dr. Kent Stobart steps into the role of vice-dean

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CHAMPS camp gives patients confidence to have fun

CHAMPS camp gives patients confidence to have fun

CHAMPS has brought together children who have had heart surgery from across the province to provide them with the opportunity to do something they may never have felt comfortable doing otherwise: playing the way other kids their age get to without fear.

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Accreditation Information

Accreditation Information

The College of Medicine has made significant progress on many fronts

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Variety in practice and lifestyle were key for Dr. Gallins

Variety in practice and lifestyle were key for Dr. Gallins

Through my residency here in P.A. I found out the more I stayed and practiced here, the more this was the right fit for me.

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U of S researchers, HQC enter into new collaborations

U of S researchers, HQC enter into new collaborations

The Health Quality Council (HQC) is collaborating with researchers from the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) on several projects that could directly impact the health of residents in this province.

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Rural family medicine education is invaluable

Rural family medicine education is invaluable

Rural practice the perfect balance for Dr. Funk

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Honoured alum relishes time spent in Saskatchewan

Honoured alum relishes time spent in Saskatchewan

Carl Zylak awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science

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Retirement hasn't slowed Dr. Prasad's work

Retirement hasn't slowed Dr. Prasad's work

Researcher awarded with an Earned Doctor of Science Degree for his lifetime of cardiovascular research

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'This is where I can make a difference'

'This is where I can make a difference'

When Dr. Lucy Nickel was completing her medical training at the University of Saskatchewan, she was doing so without the numerous Aboriginal role models a lot of current students have to look up to in the medicine program.

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Positive stress management is key for med students

Positive stress management is key for med students

It’s not easy being a medical student.

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SMSS president wins leadership award

SMSS president wins leadership award

Despite a busy academic schedule, and the demands placed on her as the president of the Student Medical Society of Saskatchewan, Jillian Kerry still found the time to teach yoga twice a week, and more recently, get involved with Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Canada.

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Renowned CoM alum a game-changer in pediatric arthritis research

Renowned CoM alum a game-changer in pediatric arthritis research

Dr. Petty recently returned to the CoM and Royal University as a visiting lecturer presenting and teaching sessions to faculty, students, patients and their families.

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A match made in Saskatchewan for CoM student

A match made in Saskatchewan for CoM student

Studying at the University of Saskatchewan was a given for Edwards, a Regina native, because in falls happily within her personal creed:

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Dean's Summer Students Project

Dean's Summer Students Project

Every year there are a handful of talented medical students working on a Dean’s Summer Students project, and this year is no different.

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What can a U of S medical student expect practicing medicine in La Ronge?

What can a U of S medical student expect practicing medicine in La Ronge?

When you talk physician recruitment and retention in Saskatchewan, and in Canada for that matter, the term “rural and remote” is often used, but what does it actually mean? In Saskatchewan places like Saskatoon and Regina and their outlying communities would not fall into this category, which begs the question, which ones would?

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U of S School of Physical Therapy earns full accreditation

U of S School of Physical Therapy earns full accreditation

The Master of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Saskatchewan has been awarded full accreditation through to April 30, 2021. This follows a thorough review conducted by Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada (PEAC), the accrediting agency for physiotherapy education programs in Canada.

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JURSI students getting national experience

JURSI students getting national experience

An integral part of a medical education is allowing students the opportunity to get hands-on experience in a variety of settings in the hopes of helping them to decide on the specialty that most interests them.

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U of S School of Physical Therapy earns full accreditation

U of S School of Physical Therapy earns full accreditation

The Master of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Saskatchewan has been awarded full accreditation through to April 30, 2021

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Proteins at centre of breast cancer research

Proteins at centre of breast cancer research

Dr. Kiven Erique Lukong was announced as one of the 11 research grant recipients in the Prairie/NWT Region

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Rural family practice keeping CoM grad happy

Rural family practice keeping CoM grad happy

Aboriginal health and scope of practice key to Dr. Schindel's decision to stay in rural Saskatchewan.

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One fish two fish, red fish blue fish

One fish two fish, red fish blue fish

2015 Images in Research Competition

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Nephrology fellowship program taking off

Nephrology fellowship program taking off

In 2012, Dr. Dave Reid became the first nephrology fellow at the College of Medicine.

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CoM researchers breaking ground with epilepsy brain bank

CoM researchers breaking ground with epilepsy brain bank

The work being done at the brain bank, and the research potential that goes along with it, are subjects that the CoM is quite proud of.

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Residency was a homecoming for CoM grad

Residency was a homecoming for CoM grad

This story is Part 3 of a series with SaskDocs profiling College of Medicine grads working in Saskatchewan.

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U of S College of Medicine succeeds in national residency match

U of S College of Medicine succeeds in national residency match

Eighty-three students are expected to graduate this June with an MD degree from the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine and go on to pursue postgraduate training.

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Shedding light on copper’s life-and-death balancing act

Shedding light on copper’s life-and-death balancing act

University of Saskatchewan researcher Scot Leary has begun to shed light on a little-understood process critical to life

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CoM alum returns to his roots in La Ronge

CoM alum returns to his roots in La Ronge

This story is Part 2 of a series with SaskDocs profiling College of Medicine grads working in Saskatchewan.

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New clot-removal therapy benefits stroke patients

New clot-removal therapy benefits stroke patients

Dr. Michael Kelly has completed a medical trial at several sites around the world showing that a clot retrieval procedure known as endovascular treatment (ET) can dramatically improve patient outcomes after an acute ischemic stroke.

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Imaging Platform helping create ‘Google-map’ of cancer, grow cartilage

Imaging Platform helping create ‘Google-map’ of cancer, grow cartilage

Dr. Franco Vizeacoumar and his team are working on building a ‘Google-map’ of cancer cells with the help of a high-tech robotic imaging platform

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Health Science students bring the market to school

Health Science students bring the market to school

The Healthy Food Booth program is being run by Rac, Beresh, Peterson, and Sarah Finch (Registered Dietitian and a PhD candidate)

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Medicine grad enjoying work in rural Saskatchewan communities

Medicine grad enjoying work in rural Saskatchewan communities

This story is Part 1 of a series with SaskDocs profiling College of Medicine grads working in Saskatchewan.

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Behavioural neuroscientist wins New Researcher of the Year

Behavioural neuroscientist wins New Researcher of the Year

In October Howland was awarded the New Researcher of the Year award for his work in behavioural neuroscience.

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CoM Student Wins International Poster Prize in Women’s Health

CoM Student Wins International Poster Prize in Women’s Health

Hunter received one of the top 4 poster awards for presentation of her research at the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. in Nov, 2014

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