USask medical student part of an inspiring new generation of health leaders and innovators

University of Saskatchewan third-year medical student Amira Muftah has been selected to receive the 2021 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) Award.

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Creating Safer Spaces: Trans and Gender Diverse Health in Primary Care

For trans and gender diverse (TGD) patients, access to primary healthcare can be intimidating, but TGD care is an increasingly important part of family practice.

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Women in Leadership: Mahasti Khakpour

As a postdoctoral researcher, Dr. Mahasti Khakpour (PhD) talks about her personal experience with gender bias and discrimination and why she made it her mission to fight and overco...

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Women in Leadership: Karen Ho

In her experience as the chief resident of the Internal Medicine program at the Regina campus, Dr. Karen Ho (MD) talks about the important qualities within a leader, and how those ...

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Women in Leadership: Teresa Paslawski

Although School of Rehabilitation Science associate dean Dr. Teresa Paslawski (PhD) did not initially consider a path to leadership for herself, she soon discovered she enjoyed doi...

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Women in Leadership: Una Goncin

As president of the College of Medicine Graduate Student Society, PhD student Una Goncin talks about the importance of effective communication in order to be heard.

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Women in Leadership: Manuela Valle-Castro

As the director of the Division of Social Accountability, Dr. Manuela Valle-Castro (PhD) talks about overcoming gender roles in Chile, and overcoming barriers as a working parent i...

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Women in Leadership: Valerie Verge

As director of the Cameco MS Neuroscience Research Centre, Dr. Valerie Verge (PhD) reflects on the opportunities she received and her determination to create an environment of mutu...

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Women in Leadership: Helen Chang

As a key administrative leader in Regina, Dr. Helen Chang (MD) describes how COVID-19 has impacted the workplace, and the importance of supporting individuals with respect.

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Women in Leadership: Marilyn Baetz

Before she became vice-dean of faculty engagement, Dr. Marilyn Baetz (MD) was encouraged by other women in her department to apply for her biggest move to leadership — department h...

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Women in Leadership: Nafisa Absher

Third-year medical student Nafisa Absher, and co-founder/co-president of the Black Medical Students' Association talks about her passion for social justice and health equity for ma...

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Women in Leadership: Carrie Bourassa

A prominent researcher in the College of Medicine, Dr. Carrie Bourassa (PhD) talks about her path to leadership and provides advice on how to be allies in advancing women in the wo...

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Women in Leadership at the College of Medicine

March 8 is recognized as International Women’s Day, and the theme for 2021 is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world."

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