Recognizing Family Physicians

November 12, 2015 at 3:17 pm

As Canadians we have so much to be thankful for. This November, as we celebrate Family Doctor Week across the country, we have a wonderful opportunity to thank and acknowledge the important role of our family physicians and the special relationships they share with their patients. This week also provides […]

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 […]

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 […]