In 1977, May and and her husband Gerry were both appointed to the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton.

When Dr. Steven Goldhar passed away suddenly in April 2017, his widow and fellow UofTMed alumna Barbara Huisman set up a memorial fund in his honour. She spoke with MedAlumni’s Julie Lafford about her late husband and their dedication to the Faculty of Medicine.

I’m so sorry for your loss. Tell me about your husband.

From performing heart transplants and repairing damaged mitral valves, to developing new technologies that will improve donor heart viability — Dr. Mitesh Badiwala is helping give patients a new lease on life. The U of T alumnus spoke with MedAlumni’s Julie Lafford about his work as a clinician scientist and cardiac surgeon, and the mentors who supported his career.

Dr. Paul Caulford didn’t set out to be an activist. But when the UofTMed alumnus and family physician heard about patients without health care insurance being denied care or faced with huge health bills, he helped launch a clinic for uninsured patients in Scarborough — now called the Canadian Centre for Refugee and Immigrant HealthCare.

19 – 21
13th Biennial Canadian Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Symposium
Symposium | 7:00am–5:00pm
Apr 21 Toronto Breast Imaging Conference
Conference | 7:00am–3:30pm
Apr 25 Regenerative Medicine Symposium
Lecture | 8:00am–9:00am
Apr 25 Special Seminar: p53-based Therapy for Cancer
Workshop/Seminar | 12:00pm–1:00pm
Apr 25 Cultural Psychiatry Day: Indigenous Mental Health
Other | 1:30pm–4:30pm
Apr 26 Translating Human Development to New Therapies With Pluripotent Stem Cells
Symposium | 8:00am–9:00am
Apr 26 Lawson Family Chair in Microbiome Nutrition Research Seminar Series
Workshop/Seminar | 5:30pm–6:30pm


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