Class of MD 2020 valedictorians Dr. Carter William Lim and Dr. Alexandre Rochon were the first in Faculty of Medicine history to deliver their address in pajamas and jeans. Hundreds of graduates, their friends, family, and faculty, celebrated uOttawa's first-ever virtual convocation ceremony on Tuesday, June 16.
Technology + creativity = Online education in the age of COVID-19
With online education emerging as the new norm, Faculty of Medicine professors are extending the role of technology while adapting traditional course design to meet the challenges of distance learning.
Four Faculty of Medicine researchers receive Ontario COVID-19 funding
Drs. Jean-Simon Diallo, Smita Pakhalé, Derek So, and Duncan Stewart received funds to advance their respective research programs, which seek to develop tests and treatments for COVID-19, and to study the effects of the pandemic on vulnerable populations.
In two recent journal articles, Dr. Marc Ruel explores how hospitals worldwide scaled back on heart surgeries as the pandemic hit, and how they can resume those operations in a world still plagued by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Caring for the homeless through COVID-19 and beyond
Clinicians, researchers and students at the Faculty of Medicine are turning their attention to helping society’s most vulnerable through the pandemic—and learning broader lessons through the experience.
Success in high school science fairs leads ‘whiz kid’ to uOttawa and the Ivy League
Class of 2020 BSc graduate Amit Scheer is bound for Harvard after completing the Faculty of Medicine’s Translational and Molecular Medicine program, with almost a decade of cutting-edge lab experience under his belt.
Dr. Robert Harris paused his medical studies for two years in the late 1980s to travel the world and gain experience in different health care settings. He recounts his experiences in this excerpt from his essay, first published in Memories - Faculty of Medicine 1945-1995.