A warm welcome to the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine’s new PGME residents
The uOttawa Faculty of Medicine was delighted to welcome roughly 240 new trainees to its Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) program at a day-long orientation session held at Roger Guindon Hall on Friday, June 28.
uOttawa MD/PhD student Adam Pietrobon is determined to find better treatment for a rare lung disease. He is currently part of a research team in Dr. William Stanford’s laboratory located at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, where they are working towards finding a cure for Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM).
Alcohol-related ED visits disproportionately increasing in women and young adults
From 2003 to 2016, people aged 25 to 29 had a 175% increase in hospital visits triggered by drinking, according to the study led by researchers at University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital and the Bruyère Research Institute.
Flu vaccination during pregnancy is safe for mother and child
Canadian and American researchers evaluated the relation between 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccination during pregnancy and health outcomes in the children during the first five years of life, and they found no association.