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New dept head of pediatrics looks to drive change

September 10, 2019 — 
Dr. Patricia Birk is coming into her new role with a plan. Drawing from experiences and observations gleaned over the course of her 20-year career, she has a clear-eyed view of the future of the department under her direction.

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‘Representation matters,’ trailblazing surgeon tells new medical students

August 23, 2019 — 
A Manitoba surgeon spoke passionately about diversity and inclusion at this year’s welcome ceremony for first-year medical students

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Pop culture sparks students’ interest in infectious diseases

August 22, 2019 — 
Carmine Slipski was both terrified and intrigued when he saw the film Outbreak as a child. The 1995 movie about an Ebola-like virus captured his imagination and ignited his interest in infectious diseases. His path was set.

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U of M to welcome diverse class of future physicians

August 20, 2019 — 
First-year medical students from a cross-section of ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds are beginning their journey to becoming physicians when they take part in the White Coat ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at the University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne campus

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U of M researcher advancing HIV knowledge one cell at a time

August 16, 2019 — 
Dr. Murooka is using his expertise in the study of how cells communicate with each other to advance the body of knowledge around HIV

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Rural family med stream gives residents ‘the best of both worlds’

August 2, 2019 — 
Two medical graduates talk about their experiences in the Rural Family Medicine stream in Brandon.

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Students reap rewards of summer spent researching

August 1, 2019 — 
Thanks to the bachelor of science in medicine program, Brennan Kaita sees a research career in his future.

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New appointment: Department head of pediatrics & child health

July 29, 2019 — 
Dr. Patricia Birk becomes head, department of pediatrics & child health and provincial specialty lead–pediatrics & child health, Shared Health

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Camp inspires northern high school student to pursue medicine

July 22, 2019 — 
“At the time, I didn’t understand the importance the camp would have in my life. It showed me, oh wow, I can do this.” - Curtis Leclerc

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UM researcher investigates pediatric IBD treatment, costs

July 22, 2019 — 
As the number of Canadian children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) continues to rise, Dr. Wael El-Matary’s research aims to help make life easier for families that have children with the non-curable condition

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