RFHS / Max Rady College of Medicine

February 2022

News and events

Message from the dean

The countdown to PGME accreditation is almost here. The Postgraduate Medical Education accreditation survey visit will take place virtually March 20-25, 2022 by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

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Awards support Rady women in meeting leadership goals

Thirteen faculty members, students or trainees from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received 2021 Martha Donovan Women’s Leadership Development Awards.

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New study finds COVID-19 hotspots in Canadian urban centres

A new study shows hotspots of COVID-19 infections in Canadian cities across four provinces, linked to occupation, income, housing and proxies for structural racism. 

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Relationships built on trust

Family doctors build relationships with their patients over years, sometimes even decades. Now, as Manitobans have been rolling up their sleeves and getting vaccinated, family doctors are relying on the trust they’ve cultivated with their patients to help some of them, over multiple visits, become more comfortable and better informed about COVID-19 vaccines.

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Max Rady College of Medicine profs named to global list of highly cited researchers

Five Max Rady College of Medicine professors have been named to the Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list.

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Overcoming obstacles

When Dr. Sara Goulet’s father, a bush plane pilot, began flying her into First Nation communities in northern Manitoba, she knew she would work in those same communities one day.

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Humanizing poverty

Community health sciences professor Dr. Evelyn Forget and research assistant Hannah Owczar shine a light on those who would be most impacted by basic income in Radical Trust: Basic Income for Complicated Lives by amplifying the stories of those who are often left out of the dialogue around public policy.

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Living life well

A recent Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging article published in Rural and Remote Health found that older adults living in urban areas tend to be less satisfied with their lives than their rural counterparts.

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Indigenous student mentorship program

Gekinoo’amaaged, Ongomiizwin – Education’s new student mentorship program, provides Indigenous students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences with the opportunity to have a role model that learners can turn to for advice and offers a comfortable space to ask questions. 

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Continuing Professional Development brochure

The 2021-2022 Continuing Professional Development Medicine and Primary Care brochure features more than 70 certified/accredited education offeringsranging from asynchronous online learning to hands on skills, and large, multiday learning events

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Awards and achievements

Faculty and staff updates



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