Children admitted with asthma leave hospital sooner, thanks to new study
A new study led by Dr. Catherine Pound, a pediatrician at CHEO and assistant professor at the University of Ottawa, has led to an 18% decrease in length of stay for children admitted to the hospital with severe asthma.
uOttawa Faculty of Medicine partners with CADTH on new guidelines for the Economic Evaluation of Health Technologies: Canada
uOttawa Faculty of Medicine and the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) have teamed up to host a public event marking the release of the fourth edition of the Guidelines for the Economic Evaluation of Health Technologies: Canada.
Associate Professor of Radiology Dr. Carlos Torres receives CRF/CAR Leadership Scholarship
The Faculty of Medicine would like to congratulate Dr. Carlos Torres of the Department of Radiology for being named one of three recipients of the Canadian Association of Radiologists’ (CAR) Leadership Scholarship this year.
The Faculty of Medicine welcomes new stem cell research report and alliance
A new workshop report, Building on Canada’s Strengths in Regenerative Medicine, released recently by the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA), confirms that Canadian researchers continue to be recognized as scientific leaders in the field of regenerative medicine and stem cell science.
The University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine is mourning the loss of Associate Professor Dr. Cheemun Lum, one of our leading researchers in the Department of Radiology and the uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute, and an esteemed physician at The Ottawa Hospital.