U of M Welcomes MD Class of 2019

August 25, 2015 at 10:00 am

Last week, I was honoured to welcome 110 students into the College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Science during our annual ‘white coat’ ceremony, held in Brodie Centre. This will become their ‘home’ for the next four years where we will provide them with a top quality education by exceptional faculty […]

We are the people: Changes to Med School criteria

June 23, 2015 at 11:14 am

To have a truly positive impact on the community, medical schools must be representative of the people they serve. We have a number of programs/services in place to increase the number of Aboriginal students, Francophone students, rural students and now a new low socio-economic category. I’m very pleased that the […]

Picard: ‘Offer Patients Listening Ear, Compassionate Heart’

May 19, 2015 at 11:18 am

  Congratulations to the 107 University of Manitoba College of Medicine graduates in the Class of 2015 who had their MD degrees conferred upon them at a convocation ceremony last week. I am proud to say that 77 graduates (72 per cent)are staying in Manitoba for their residency training at […]