U of S researchers receive funding to improve health care systems and practices

Three University of Saskatchewan researchers are among six recipients of the Patient-Oriented Research Leader Awards.

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Alumni volunteer highlight

By: Amanda Woroniuk

Dr. Charles Simpson (MD’71) is a Saskatoon-based obstetrician and gynecologist. Retired from clinical practice, he continues to teach as a clinical professor in the Department of O...

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Alumni establish award in employee's memory

By: Amanda Woroniuk

A staff member's spirit is kept alive thanks to the generousity of two alumni

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Innovative ACU's making a difference

Accountable Care Units: Offering improved patient care and unique opportunities for student learning

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Researchers target the most aggressive of breast cancers

By: University Communications

More than 25,000 women in Canada are diagnosed every year with breast cancer, with no specific therapy available to target the most aggressive sub-type called triple-negative breas...

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New research partnership makes childbirth safer in Mozambique

By: Nazeem Muhajarine

As the world awakens to deep injustices for women globally, an ambitious project led by University of Saskatchewan researchers in Mozambique is striving to reset the course — reduc...

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New U of S CIHR awards help improve health of Canadians

The University of Saskatchewan has been awarded six project grants totalling $4.45 million in the fall 2017 competition of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, nearly doubli...

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CoM students deliver big at charity auction

By: Marg Sheridan

An annual tradition, College of Medicine students and the Student Medical Society of Saskatchewan went all-out in February for their Charity Auction Night.

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Seven CoM researchers earn SHRF Collaborative Innovation Development grants

Total of 12 grants awarded to University of Saskatchewan researchers

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Medical school, advocacy a natural fit for CoM student

By: Marg Sheridan

It’s been a few months since she was named one of CBC’s ‘Future 40’, but Jacqueline Carverhill’s world hasn’t changed much.

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Ice cream rounds help to sweeten residency

By: Marg Sheridan

It’s not a new program, but it’s one that’s relatively new to the College of Medicine, and the hope is that a successful trial-run with the pediatric residency program will turn it...

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Kate Elliott is paving a path for Indigenous students in medicine

By: University Communications

This week the University of Saskatchewan is celebrating the successes and contributions of Métis, First Nations and Inuit students, staff and faculty through Indigenous Achievement...

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Residency program pioneer honoured

By: Amanda Woroniuk

Dr. Vincent Matthews' legacy lives on in the College of Medicine.

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Improving Indigenous health

By: Lesley Porter

It’s been a busy first few weeks on the job for Dr. Alexandra King. But she wouldn’t have it any other way.

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Physicians highly involved in new health authority

By: Kate Blau

Five CoM physicians are taking on leadership roles with the new Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA)

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Holidays are for family - and treats!

By: Marg Sheridan

From our CoM family to yours!

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Remote imaging advances medical diagnoses

By: Federica Giannelli

Patients in remote communities are a step closer to getting ultrasound imaging without having to travel long distances.

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New study takes a look at student food insecurity

By: Marg Sheridan

Limited finances for post-secondary students can sometimes lead to an increase in food insecurity.

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Big night for CoM researchers at SHRF awards

By: Marg Sheridan

The 14th annual Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Santé Awards celebration honoured three College of Medicine researchers, and served to highlight the impact of health resear...

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Solving the mysteries of life

By: Lana Haight

The Canadian Light Source (CLS) is celebrating two milestones reached by scientists who have conducted research at the national facility at the University of Saskatchewan.

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Welcome to the School of Rehabilitation Science

By: University Communications

A lot has changed in the 50 years since the first class of physical therapists graduated from the University of Saskatchewan back in 1967, with another major change coming in the s...

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HIV virus fighter linked to cancer mutations

By: Federica Giannelli

University of Saskatchewan researchers have found the onset of breast, lung and other cancers may be connected to malfunctions of the immune system as it combats specific viruses s...

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Honourary alumnus commander

By: Amanda Woroniuk

Not many budding physicians envision themselves one day joining the military, moving halfway around the world and being deployed to Middle East war zones. But that’s exactly the pa...

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Drawing a curriculum road map

By: Marg Sheridan

Dr. Regina Taylor-Gjevre, the assistant dean curriculum, has been busy drawing a program road map for the CoM's MD students

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Gamble doubles down on campus collaboration

By: Marg Sheridan

Multi-college collaboration takes a look at hemodynamic resuscitation

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Medical school ready for accreditation visit

By: Kate Blau

The College of Medicine is preparing for a much-anticipated full-site accreditation visit this fall, Oct. 29 to Nov. 1, to review the school’s under- graduate medical education (or...

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Health care, anywhere

By: University Communications

Providing efficient, effective health care to remote communities isn’t unlike travelling to Mars.

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Training program enhances resident physicians’ quality improvement skills

By: Saskatchewan Health Quality Council

Resident physician Dr. Yifan Wang wants to incorporate quality improvement into his medical practice and make changes to improve patient satisfaction, outcomes, and safety.

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Cystic fibrosis scientists discover abnormal response to lung infections

By: Lana Haight

The inability to clear bacteria from the lungs is the result of a lack of healthy mucus secreted in the airways of those with cystic fibrosis, according to new research.

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Another great year for CoMRAD funding

By: Marg Sheridan

$870,000 in research funding awarded to faculty

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New Cameco chair to improve Indigenous health outcomes

By: Kate Blau

The University of Saskatchewan has appointed its first research chair in Indigenous health

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Province restores College of Medicine funding

By: University Communications

Today, the Government of Saskatchewan restored $20 million in funding to the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) College of Medicine for the 2017-18 fiscal year

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U of S researchers named fellows of CAHS

By: University Communications

Three University of Saskatchewan researchers with nationally and internationally recognized contributions in the field of medical science have been appointed fellows of the Canadia...

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Why Physical Therapy?

By: Marg Sheridan

Neha, a physiotherapy student, explains what drew her to the career and to U of S

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Combining medicine and engineering to repair a damaged heart

By: University Communications

Regenerating heart muscle tissue using a 3D printer—once the stuff of Star Trek science fiction—now appears to be firmly in the realm of the possible

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Working for change

By: Marg Sheridan

Palak Suryavanshi is one of many students helping the college to prepare for the October accreditation visit

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Three CoM grads honoured with Alumni Achievement Awards

By: University Communications

Presented annually, the Alumni Achievement Awards recognize the outstanding achievement of University of Saskatchewan graduates

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Dean Smith named to provincial health board

By: University Communications

Dr. Preston Smith, dean of the College of Medicine, has been appointed as a member of the Saskatchewan Health Authority Board of Directors

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Donation supports Crohn’s disease and schizophrenia

An alumnus' donation has established a research fund named for his daughter

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Cyclotron helps reduce wait times for patients

By: University Communications

A year ago, Royal University Hospital (RUH) patients scheduled for medical scans to detect cancer cells sometimes waited as long as seven weeks.

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CoM researchers to increase maternal, newborn survival in Mozambique

University of Saskatchewan researchers have been awarded $16.6 million by Global Affairs Canada to work with Mozambique partners on improving the health and lives of 165,000 Mozamb...

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SHRF grant gives CF research a boost

By: Marg Sheridan

The grant is giving a CoM research team a chance to look at chronic diseases in Cystic Fibrosis patients

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HIV: A conversation on a Saskatchewan epidemic

By: Amanda Woroniuk

An alumni panel discussed the impact on First Nations communities at the 2017 Highlights in Medicine Conference

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CCHSA researchers looking at impact of vibrations

By: Federica Giannelli

Days spent driving around on a tractor contribute to back problems for a significant number of farmers, University of Saskatchewan researchers have found.

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Substantial progress made on accreditation

Work of students, faculty and staff garnering results

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Examining elderly bullying

By: Marg Sheridan

Dr. Goodridge and her team have been looking into the prevalence of peer-to-peer bullying in seniors' communities in Saskatoon

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Medical education research and scholarship day a success

By: Amanda Woroniuk

The first-ever event gave students and residents the opportunity to showcase research projects and results

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CoM, RQHR sign agreement of support

10-year agreement formalizes commitment between the college and health region

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Ongoing research could change rural mental health care

By: Marg Sheridan

Newly named as the recipient of the Indiana Small Professorship, Dr. Zhang is hoping his research can help improve mental health treatments

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U of S study aims to improve depression treatment

By: Federica Gianelli

Research may hold promise for producing newer, faster-acting antidepressants using a protein naturally produced by the brain.

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Physical therapy alumnus recognized as Fulbright Scholar

By: Amanda Woroniuk

A prestigious scholarship leads one physical therapy graduate to Europe and Asia

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Communication a big part of accreditation

Dr. Blakley discusses the role student feedback plays in our accreditation process

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New MS Chair looking forward to his role

By: Marg Sheridan

Dr. Levin just moved to Canada to take up the position of the new Saskatchewan Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Research Chair, and he's looking forward to the transition

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Medicine student honoured with national Indspire Award

By: Marg Sheridan

Third-year MD student Josh Butcher was recently recognized as one of three national Youth Indspire Award winners

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CoM students pay it forward

By: Marg Sheridan

Simon Huang was recently honoured for his exceptional work as a student mentor

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MD students working for a healthier Earth

By: Marg Sheridan

Eco-frendly changes can make a big change - even if they start small

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CoM students raise 21K in cancer fundraiser

By: Marg Sheridan

The group hosted the first YXE Cuts for Cancer fundraiser this week

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CIHR grant helping shed light on perinatal access

By: Marg Sheridan

Canada-wide project aims to look at provincial data to help create a national perinatal health strategy

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Interprofessional team claims Provost's Prize

An interdisciplinary team from the College of Nursing, School of Physical Therapy, the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition and the College of Medicine, have been named as the recipie...

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Picture the future of imaging

By: Marg Sheridan

A collaborative research project with the Department of Computer Science could potentially improve the accuracy of thyroid nodule diagnosis

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CoM students honoured during Aboriginal Achievement Week

Both Annette Pegg and Vincent Niccoli were honoured at the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre

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Volunteering found Negraeff

By: Sean Conroy

As part of the University of Saskatchewan’s Alumni Association Centennial, the university is creating profiles on some notable alum volunteers.

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A shock to the system

By: Marg Sheridan

Ongoing research at the CoM could potentially help to repair demyelinated central nerves

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CoM prepared for mock accreditation

By: Marg Sheridan

The college will be hosting a mock accreditation visit between February 5-8

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CoMGRADs make a big impact

By: Marg Sheridan

Nearly $600,000 in research funding was awarded in 2016

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Medical imaging research at CoM gets a boost

By: Marg Sheridan

New microPET/SPECT/CT scanner is the first in Saskatchewan, and will help researchers design and produce radio-pharmaceuticals

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New research could lead to breast cancer treatment

By: Marg Sheridan

The discovery will be the first cancer research to go from bench to bedside translation entirely in Saskatchewan

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Home for the Holidays

By: Marg Sheridan

Some of the CoM administration - and the SMSS president - share their favourite winter holiday traditions as the college prepares to shut down for a week

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Revolutionizing fertility treatment

By: Marg Sheridan

Ongoing research on ovarian follicle development at the CoM is changing how we use hormonal birth control, and helping patients dealing with infertility

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Interprofessional project tackles digital assessments

By: Marg Sheridan

A pilot project is using the telehealth system to help assess chronic back pain in rural and remote Saskatchewan

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CoM researchers honoured at Santé Awards

By: Marg Sheridan

Four researchers earn awards from the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundations for their work in the province

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Regina students at the heart of conference awards

By: Amanda Woroniuk

The Dean’s Summer Research Project has opened the doors to a love of clinical research

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Paws-ing ER stress

By: Marg Sheridan

Once a week Murphy visits the Royal University Hospital emergency room as part of a pilot project looking at the benefits of having a support animal in the ER

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Community practice

By: SaskDocs

Dr. Sullivan may have been educated overseas, but returning to practice in Canada was always her end goal

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A different approach to teaching

By: Marg Sheridan

The new Royal College 'Competence by Design' curriculum is hoping to put the onus on a milestone-based education

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Two of three MS national wellness research grants awarded to U of S

Two U of S multiple sclerosis (MS) researchers have each been awarded $40,000 to assess novel approaches to physical exercise in helping people with MS

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Checking the foundation

By: Marg Sheridan

We take a look at one of the six subcommittees helping to manage the accreditation process

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Bringing the student perspective to the table

By: Marg Sheridan

Tanner Lange has been helping to bring the student experience to one of the Strategic Planning committees

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New software paves the way for portable MRIs

By: University Communications

At one time, portable medical scanning devices existed only in Star Trek’s sick bays

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Two paths to one destination

By: Marg Sheridan

Odell and Trevor may have had different motivations, but their ultimate destination remained the same

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U of S researcher part of public service award

By: University Communications

Dr. Ivar Mendez of the University of Saskatchewan earned national recognition for his work this week

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PT celebrates new space

By: Marg Sheridan

It's been 50 years coming, but the School of Physical Therapy has opened the doors to their new home in the Health Sciences Building

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An unlikely encounter

By: Marg Sheridan

Emily-Lauren Simms found herself face-to-face with a cougar on a hike in B.C.

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CoM student recognized for work in Global Health

Dylan Ginter was recently nominated for a Canadian Medical Hall of Fame award

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CoM researcher recognized by the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

By: University Communications

University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers in the Colleges of Pharmacy and Nutrition and Medicine have been recognized by the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) for th...

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Taking the road less travelled

By: Marg Sheridan

We take a look at some of our newest UGME students, and the paths they've taken to the CoM

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U of S researchers named to Royal Society

By: University Communications

Dr. Jo-Anne Dillon elected to Royal Society for outstanding achievements

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On track for Boston

By: Marg Sheridan

Dean Preston Smith recently pulled his running shoes out of retirement and has the Boston Marathon in his sights

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The students behind accreditation

By: Marg Sheridan

The work being done by Nolan Rau and John Dickinson, the co-chairs of the Independent Student Analysis (ISA), is invaluable to the accreditation process

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Is there a bilateral bias in perception of passion?

By: Marg Sheridan

80 per cent of people intuitively turn to the right when kissing a partner, why?

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Focusing on mental health

By: Marg Sheridan

Racheal Head is looking into the mental health care needs, and resources, of First Nation's youth

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CIHR grant focuses on rural dementia care

By: Marg Sheridan

$2.3 million grant is funding research to improve dementia resources for rural health care providers

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Troy Appleton gets a lift

By: Sean Conroy

College of Medicine student Troy Appleton never shies away from a challenge

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New department head remains research-focused

By: Marg Sheridan

The new head of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology is looking forward to her new role as the basic science departments start their transition

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Meet the CoM's accreditation whisperer

By: Marg Sheridan

Kevin Siebert is the 'man behind the curtain' when it comes to managing UGME accreditation

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Bridging the gaps for newcomers to Canada

By: Marg Sheridan

Katelyn Postnikoff is researching how Canadian newcomers are learning about, and accessing, healthcare services

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