Meeting the challenge of change

September 6, 2017 at 9:37 am

Every fall, when a new crop of eager learners arrives on the Bannatyne campus to begin studies in the health sciences, I flash back to my own student days. I could never have imagined, when I was a medical student on this campus in the 1970s, the profound changes that […]

Mental health, emotional openness powerful themes at Medicine Convocation

May 30, 2017 at 10:01 am

“Don’t hire a cranky receptionist.” When Her Excellency Sharon Johnston, the honorary degree recipient at the Medicine Convocation on May 18, gave that advice to the graduating doctors, we all laughed. But Her Excellency, a mental-health champion in her public role as the wife of Governor General David Johnston, was […]

Exciting Collaborative Projects to be Funded by Rady Gift

May 1, 2017 at 10:41 am

It was almost a year ago, on May 12, 2016, that we celebrated Ernest and Evelyn Rady’s transformative gift in support of health sciences at the University of Manitoba. On that memorable day, the philanthropist alumni couple made the largest gift in the university’s history. In recognition of their legacy-building […]