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Portrait of Dr. Alika Lafontaine.

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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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Researchers develop innovative patient-reported compassion measure for health care

June 17, 2021 — 
Lack of compassion, the team report, is often the main culprit for low patient satisfaction, increased patient complaints, low quality care ratings and increased adverse health events.

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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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Research funding supports BIG ideas

June 15, 2021 — 
Dozens of research projects have received over $6.5 million in funding to support research excellence in the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences and engineering fields

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Three recipients of the College of Pharmacy Class of 1966 Scholarship sit around a coffee table with two alumni and the dean of the College of Pharmacy.

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Pharmacy Class of 1966 an inspiration to future pharmacists

June 11, 2021 — 
While 2021 graduates Megha Kaushal and Cole Janke are grateful for the financial assistance they received as recipients of the College of Pharmacy Class of 1966 Scholarship, it was the meaningful connections they made with members of the class that made a lasting impression.

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Screenshot of a virtual meeting of muslim members of Parliament in May 2021.

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Nursing PhD, master’s grad speak to Parliament about cancer, COVID

June 8, 2021 — 
Tara Horrill, who is set to graduate with her PhD from the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences on June 15, and Anisa Isse, who earned a UM nursing PhD in 2019, both had the rare opportunity to speak to members of Parliament over the last two months.

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People embrace in front of the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill at a memorial for the 215 children whose remains were found at the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. // THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

As an Indigenous doctor, I see the legacy of residential schools and ongoing racism in today’s health care

June 7, 2021 — 
'The legacy of residential schools is not just in the intergenerational trauma and impacts on Indigenous families and communities — it is also in the health care system'

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Classroom in Uttar Pradesh, India.

UM in India

June 3, 2021 — 
When the pandemic hit India a year ago, UM researchers were asked by the government of Uttar Pradesh to help provide support in dealing with the pandemic

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Every Child Matters

May 31, 2021 — 
We are deeply saddened and heartbroken about the discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children found in Kamloops. B.C. at the site of the former  Kamloops Indian Residential School.

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