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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Putting community food environments in the spotlight

By: Marg Sheridan

Food environments may be a newer area of study, but they’re a subject that impacts the lives of millions of Canadians in both rural and urban areas

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New pediatric respiratory test could be a game-changer

By: Marg Sheridan

Dr. Adamko has earned a Western Economic Diversification Canada grant to further his research

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Cyclotron giving Medical Imaging a boost

By: Marg Sheridan

Saskatchewan cyclotron is now making medical isotopes for use across the province

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Emergency medicine gets full department status

By: Marg Sheridan

Following years of work, it's official!

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Keeping a handle on accreditation

By: Marg Sheridan

Meet the driving force behind the CoM accreditation process

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Taking a closer look at your beer

By: Marg Sheridan

Scott Goerzen is researching the organisms that make beer spoil for his Dean's Summer Research project

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D'Eon wins Provost's teaching award

By: Marg Sheridan

Recognized for his role in initiating the 2+2 curriculum update

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St. Denis-Katz leads class of Aboriginal MD graduates

By: University Communications

The University of Saskatchewan helped change her life and Hannah St. Denis-Katz is now more determined than ever to help change the lives of others.

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Summer research projects helping students, clinicians

By: Marg Sheridan

The 65 funded Dean's Summer Research Projects are helping to bridge the gap between scientist and clinicians at the CoM

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CCHSA's ergonomics lab officially open

By: Marg Sheridan

New lab designed to broaden occupational health and safety research for Saskatchewan farmers

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New OBGYN head focused on unifying program

By: Marg Sheridan

Dr. John Thiel named the new Unified Head of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences.

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Students keep Dr. Raazi on his game

By: Marg Sheridan

Anesthesiology professor wins Certificate of Merit from Canadian Association of Medical Education

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New course focuses on improving indigenous healthcare experience

By: Marg Sheridan

Course focuses on the role of the health care practitioners in indigenous wellness

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Small changes can make an Earth Day impact

By: Marg Sheridan

The College of Medicine is making both big, and small, steps towards helping our environment

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New COO inspired by CoM vision

By: Marg Sheridan

Newly arrived from Dalhousie, Gregory Power is looking forward to the diversity of opportunity at the CoM.

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Patient care key to Dr. Haddad's role

By: Marg Sheridan

As the new Unified Head for the Department of Medicine, Dr. Haddad is focused on both patient, and physician care

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Bedside ultrasound changing emergency medicine

By: Marg Sheridan

Point of Care Ultrasound helping to change bedside diagnosis

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Inequality an ongoing health issue in Saskatchewan

A new report from the Saskatchewan Equity Study conducted by University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers reveals that health inequalities in the province have persisted for mor...

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New vice-dean research brings enthusiasm

By: Marg Sheridan

A passion and love for research make Dr. Marek Radomski the perfect person to fill the role of the vice-dean of research

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Arnault-Pelletier giving Indigenization a boost

By: Marg Sheridan

“A few years ago we had three Aboriginal students in undergrad, today we have 31 - that’s a huge increase in a short amount of time."

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CaRMS matches a success

By: Marg Sheridan

With the CaRMS results in, the CoM is basking in some great first-round results

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PT research focusing on fall arrest strategies

By: Marg Sheridan

Sometimes working to just prevent falls isn't enough

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A big thanks to our residents

By: Marg Sheridan

Resident Awareness Week is nearly over, but our thanks extend to all 52 weeks a year our residents help make a difference in their communities

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Physician retention meeting provincial goals

By: Marg Sheridan

In a press release last week the Ministry announced that since 2007 nearly 650 doctors began practicing in the province

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Making kidney function diagnostics easier

By: Marg Sheridan

How well are each of your kidneys functioning? Are both kidneys pulling their fair share of the work, and does that matter?

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Bondar talks space, neuro-ophthalmology

By: Marg Sheridan

A neurologist, an astronaut, a photographer: Dr. Roberta Bondar has worn many caps

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Ramsden recognized as family medicine research pioneer

By: Marg Sheridan

Dr. Vivian Ramsden has been recognized by the College of Family Physicians of Canada as one the Top 20 Pioneers in Family Medicine Research in the country.

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