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B.Sc. (Med.) students pivot research amid pandemic

August 24, 2020 — 
Medical students in the bachelor of science in medicine (B.Sc. (Med.) program showed great resilience this summer in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of the learners had to modify their research or take on a whole new project because of reduced capacity in laboratories and temporary lab closures.

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Close up of person wearing a mask in an empty classroom

Conversation: 5 tips from pediatric care for teachers wearing masks

August 24, 2020 — 
Wearing masks is now recommended in schools in Canada and the United States, for example, so it is imperative to look for solutions that mitigate the negative social, relational and physical effects on students and teachers.

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PIKE_Net interns Nichol Marsch, Jordan Gelowitz and Zoe Quill.

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PIKE-Net interns adapt to at-home research

August 21, 2020 — 
Student interns in Prairie Indigenous Knowledge Exchange Network (PIKE-Net) this summer, had a slightly different experience than they would have had any other year, due to the office closures and social distancing measures that came with the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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Socially distant White Coat ceremony 2020

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New medical students receive first white coats in adjusted ceremony

August 18, 2020 — 
First-year medical students from a cross-section of ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds are beginning their journey to becoming doctors when they recite the Physician’s Pledge at this year’s Inaugural Day Exercises and White Coat Ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at the University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne campus. 

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Infographic comparing 2005 primary care predictions with 2018 data

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Manitoba’s primary care predictions near target in 2020, MHCP report says

August 18, 2020 — 
Manitoba has over 1,800 primary care providers caring for its population, which is remarkably close to what the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) predicted would be needed by 2020 in a study released 15 years ago.

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Christine Zhang

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UM facility recognized by national scientific platform group

August 14, 2020 — 
The manager of a University of Manitoba facility that offers flow cytometry-based services to academic researchers and the public sector was recently recognized by a national scientific group.

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A drawing of planet Earth in space, with spikes emanating from the planet so that it resembles the coronavirus.

No ‘back to normal’ after COVID-19

August 12, 2020 — 
COVID-19 has placed a spotlight on the inequities of Canada’s current “curative” health-care system and the problems associated with viewing health policy in isolation from social factors.

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Dr. Sherif Eltonsy and Dr. Chris Anderson

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Winnipeg Foundation Innovation Fund awards diverse Rady Faculty projects

August 12, 2020 — 
Two interdisciplinary research teams at the University of Manitoba’s Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received one-year grants from The Winnipeg Foundation Innovation Fund for cutting-edge projects that will advance research in the areas of brain disease and mother-infant health.

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Read new issue of RadyUM magazine online

August 11, 2020 — 
The summer 2020 issue of the RadyUM magazine is digital only and now available online.

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Dr. Vanessa Poliquin wins Canadian Medical Association Award

August 10, 2020 — 
Dr. Vanessa Poliquin was awarded the Canadian Medical Association Award for Young Leaders (Early Career).

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