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Building Vaccine Confidence – Online Event July 28th

July 20, 2021 — 
The Conversation Canada and the University of Manitoba have put together a special live video panel of experts to explore and explain vaccine hesitancy and discuss what can be done to promote vaccine confidence.

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A health-care worker wearing a face shield injects a needle into a client's arm.

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Future health professionals shine on vaccination front lines

July 20, 2021 — 
When the call went out for paid staff to work at Manitoba’s COVID-19 vaccination clinics, many students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences felt honoured to join the ranks.

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Six IPCC team members talk with a simulated patient on Zoom. Image features UM/Rady Faculty logo and name of a student, HaKyung Bang.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Interprofessional curriculum readies students to join health-care teams

July 19, 2021 — 
The interprofessional collaborative care (IPCC) curriculum prepares Rady Faculty of Health Sciences students to thrive as part of a team in the modern health-care environment.

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A woman holds a baby while another woman looks on.

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Reaching pregnant women via internet, airwaves increases prenatal program participation in First Nations

July 14, 2021 — 
An online and broadcast prenatal education program significantly increased participation rates in prenatal programs and breastfeeding in three Manitoba First Nations communities, a study by University of Manitoba researchers and First Nations partners found.

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A thermal image of a human hand has glowing regions of blue, green, yellow and red.

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Thermal imaging may detect who’s at risk for rheumatoid arthritis: UM study

July 13, 2021 — 
A research team from the Max Rady College of Medicine will use thermal imaging and artificial intelligence to better understand the warning signs of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Researchers seek health-care workers, bereaved family members for studies related to death during pandemic

July 12, 2021 — 
University of Manitoba researchers want to understand the personal toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on front-line health workers who have cared for dying patients. They also want to discover what it’s been like for people to experience the death of a family member during the pandemic.

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A stuffed teddybear lies face down on pavement.

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Study finds overwhelming evidence that physical punishment harms children

June 29, 2021 — 
Children who are physically punished display increasing aggression, antisocial behaviour and conduct problems as they grow, says a study in The Lancet co-authored by a UM expert.

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Portrait of Dr. Alika Lafontaine.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Medical students learn skills in leadership

June 17, 2021 — 
The Max Rady College of Medicine held its first-ever Leadership Curriculum, helping prepare fourth-year medical students to be leaders when they enter their residencies and then move on in their careers as physicians.

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Dr. Brian Postl at the 2021 virtual spring convocation.

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Rady Faculty Class of 2021 celebrates Spring Convocation virtually

June 15, 2021 — 
For the second year in a row, graduates at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences had their Spring Convocation online, viewing the celebration on screen rather than in person. But that didn’t dampen the spirits of the 387 graduates, their families and other supporters at the June 15 ceremony.

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A student wears a graduation cap and on the tassel is 2021.

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Newest Manitoba health-care professionals set to graduate

June 15, 2021 — 
Manitoba’s newest health professionals will graduate this afternoon at a virtual Convocation ceremony.

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