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Kirsty Muller speaking at a podium.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘When you come into this profession, you have a passion for it’

May 10, 2024 — 
The College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences hosted three Indigenous nurse leaders and alumni as part of National Nursing Week and Indigenous Nurses Day in Manitoba on May 8.

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An Asian female student studies in a student lounge, with other students meeting behind her.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady grad student profile: Trinh Nguyen-Lu explores stress and coping in newly graduated nurses

May 6, 2024 — 
After graduating from UM with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and working for a few years in emergency rooms and intensive care, Trinh Nguyen-Lu returned to the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences as a clinical instructor in 2017. At the time, she had no plans to become a graduate student, but that changed when she saw that she could make a difference in preparing the next generation of nurses.

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Three little girls of different ethnicities and abilities smile and put their arms around each other in a kindergarten classroom.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady researchers receive early career transition awards

April 19, 2024 — 
Two Rady Faculty of Health Sciences early career researchers have recently been announced as recipients of awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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A student wearing a hardhat hammers a nail into a board as another student looks on.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty gears up for Habitat for Humanity construction project

April 5, 2024 — 
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is partnering for the fifth time with Habitat for Humanity Manitoba to construct a home for purchase by a hard-working Winnipeg family.

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Stephanie Van Haute speaking at a conference.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Health research should distinguish Indigenous populations, PhD student says

April 4, 2024 — 
When discussing Indigenous health in Manitoba, researchers and health professionals need to consider the distinctions between First Nations, Inuit, Métis and the urban Indigenous population, a PhD student at the College of Nursing said at a recent conference.

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A young woman picking a cacao pod from a plant in rainforest setting.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Program sends Rady students to rainforest

March 25, 2024 — 
A group of 10 rehabilitation sciences, nursing and midwifery learners recently traveled to the Amazon region of Ecuador to learn about health and well-being from a collective of traditional healers and midwives.

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A woman wearing a VR headset and hand controls in front of a TV showing a virtual hospital room.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

VR technology to build confidence and competence in health-care learners

March 21, 2024 — 
On March 15, dozens of students, faculty and staff at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences stood in the Brodie Atrium at Bannatyne campus and were transported to hospital rooms, care facilities and even accident sites by wearing virtual reality (VR) headsets.

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Nursing students in a lab setting wearing scrubs and virtual reality headsets and hand controls reach as they work in virtual environments. Other students in the background look at computer screens.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Step into a new reality in training health professionals with RadyVerse

March 13, 2024 — 
On Friday, March 15, the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will showcase how it will be employing virtual reality (VR) and other cutting-edge technologies to educate and train the next generation of  health-care professionals. Faculty, staff and learners from across UM are invited to experience first-hand various VR and other scenarios at stations set up in Brodie Centre atrium, 727 McDermot Avenue, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at the RadyVerse launch event.

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Ivy Bourgeault speaking at a podium, in front of a College of Nursing banner.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Health researchers, students an ‘untapped resource’ for workforce crisis

March 12, 2024 — 
Canada’s health workforce is in the midst of a crisis caused by a vicious cycle of work overload, burnout and rising attrition, Dr. Ivy Bourgeault told attendees of the 2024 Helen Glass Lecture on March 4.

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Headshots of six Rady Faculty community members quoted in International Women's Day story.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Inspiring inclusion: Rady reflections on International Women’s Day

March 7, 2024 — 
This year’s International Women's Day theme is “Inspire Inclusion.” We asked members of UM’s Rady Faculty of Health Sciences community to reflect on this theme.

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