Dr. Smita Pakhalé, who co-leads a unique smoking cessation program for, and with, Ottawa’s most vulnerable people, worries that the lockdown induced by the COVID-19 pandemic will take away their essential social supports.
As the number of diagnosed COVID-19 cases in Ottawa continued to rise in April, Dr. Lorne Wiesenfeld, vice-dean of Postgraduate Medical Education, gave us glimpse of life as a practicing emergency physician.
uOttawa MD students pitch in to help frontline health workers during COVID-19
uOttawa MD students are reaching out to support health care professionals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, from helping them with child care, groceries and errands outside of work to donating much-needed medical supplies for the frontlines.
A doctor with the Free French Forces during World War II, Dr. Jean Ettori left a prestigious position at the University of Paris in 1949 to become the Chair of the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Ottawa’s fledgling Faculty of Medicine.