tuesday, august 6, 2013
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10th annual WCRI summer student research day highlights experiences across the institute – WCRI summer students share research results with peers and professionals > MORE


Take Note

Dr. Danielle Martin gave an inspiring talk at TEDx Stouffville on how the Canadian health care system can be strengthened by embracing failure in order to drive improvement. Click here to watch.

The Centre for Ambulatory Care Education (CACE) adds to its growing list of programs – CACE partnered with the integrated pharmacy department at Women’s College to further improve education models and scholarships last month. > MORE



Congratulations to Dr. Carol Kitai, Dr. Jim Ruderman and Dr. Meb Rashid who have been recognized by the Ontario College of Family Physicians for clinical excellence, commitment to patients and outstanding contributions to their communities. Click here to see the full list of awards recipients, or here for more information on the OCFP Honours and Awards.

Women’s Health Matters

Last month, Women’s Health Matters spoke with Dr. Sophie Jamal, a physician at Women’s College Hospital and scientist at Women’s College Research Institute, about her research showing that kidney disease patients who use calcium-based phosphate binders have increased risk of heart disease and death, compared to those who use non-calcium-based phosphate binders.



Fertility therapy not associated with long-term cardiovascular disease. > MORE

WCH in the Media

On June 12, hundreds of guests, staff, physicians and volunteers gathered for the ribbon-cutting and official opening of our new facility. If you haven’t already seen it, click here to watch the video from this event.

Dr. Cindy-Lee Dennis comments on postpartum depression in the Globe and Mail. Click here to read.

For more WCH news articles, click here.


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