There’s more to McInnes than meets the eye

Dr. Adam McInnes (MD) isn’t afraid to jump into things with both feet.<br/>

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USask medicine alumna advocates for representation and inclusion

Strengthened by her past, Ashley Tshala builds a solid foundation for her future

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Giving back

Dr. Gary Groot (MD’82, PhD’11) knew early on that he wanted to make a difference in people’s lives. Now, a highly regarded surgical oncologist and researcher, Groot’s work is drivi...

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Stepping Up From The Sidelines

From raising tens of thousands of dollars for needed supplies in La Loche to helping health care workers from the sidelines, medical students felt called to help Saskatchewan commu...

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Dr. Irene Evans: Helping students in need succeed

University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Medicine students receive generous support through the Doctors Gwilym and Irene Evans Award, thanks to the $3-million legacy gift from...

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USask unites: The unintentional influencer

At a time when the world was saturated with misinformation, a USask alumna took it upon herself to set the record straight.<br/><br/>

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College of Medicine Alumni Association president looks forward to new role

The new College of Medicine Alumni Association president is no stranger to taking on leadership roles. 

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Dr. Michael Goldney: Making a difference

One of the founders of Lucky Bastard Distillers said everyone should make the effort to regularly wash their hands with soap and water as the first line of defence against the COVI...

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Health risks of vaping: USask respirologist

Vaping and the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has exploded in popularity. While some see it as a way to transition from smoking, there are many questions about the saf...

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USask unites: Saskatoon distilleries team up to make hand sanitizer

Since the first cases of COVID-19 were announced in the province, members of the USask community have come together to support one another in these uncertain times.

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The good doctor

Improving end-of-life care for people experiencing homelessness

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Staying on track

USask helped Cyprian Enweani chase his Olympic dream.

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Staying healthy on and off the field

USask roots run deep for Riders medical staff.

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Driving healthcare innovation

A health emergency changed the trajectory of Melinda Richter’s career, launching her from telecommunications into medical innovations.

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USask medicine student is travelling Canada in hopes of improving Saskatchewan’s health services

College of Medicine student Kaishan Aravinthan is looking for ways to improve Saskatchewan’s hospitals. Thanks to the support of donors, he’s hopeful his research will help people ...

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Dr. Vicki Holmes: A career of caring

Dr. Vicki Holmes (MD'73) is now retired from her medical career and is taking advantage of her free time by spending it with family, golfing and painting. Although she describes he...

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The Country Doctor

“I always wanted to be a country doctor,” said Dr. Joe Golumbia (MD’48), reflecting on his career as a family physician, which took him to communities across the prairies.

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Cross-continental connections

Support between a donor alumnus and student blossoms into a friendship

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Fighting the opioid crisis

One alumnus is on the front lines helping to battle the opioid epidemic.

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Code Orange

The Humboldt Broncos bus accident rocked the hockey world and beyond. What role did alumni in the Saskatchewan Health Authority take in the face of the tragedy?

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Dr. Janet Tootoosis firmly grounded in family and rural roots

A College of Medicine alumna and clinical professor brings her health care experience to her rural family medicine practice and the Saskatchewan Health Authority Board of Directors

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CoM grads honoured with Alumni Acheivement Awards

Drs. Suzanne Yip (MD'60) and Ivan Jen (MD’60) will be recognized for outstanding contributions to the medical profession and the community

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Kimber family tree deeply rooted in the University of Saskatchewan

From the family farm in southwestern Saskatchewan 70 years ago, to a mountaintop wedding in beautiful British Columbia in June, the Kimber family has been connected to the Universi...

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Alumni volunteer highlight

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

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

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Residency program pioneer honoured

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

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Honourary alumnus commander

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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Three CoM grads honoured with Alumni Achievement Awards

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

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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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HIV: A conversation on a Saskatchewan epidemic

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

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Volunteering found Negraeff

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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Troy Appleton gets a lift

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

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Physician retention meeting provincial goals

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

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Ramsden recognized as family medicine research pioneer

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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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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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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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

Carl Zylak awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science

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'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 h...

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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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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 Sask...

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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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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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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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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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