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Students Delve into Cancer Experience, With Patients as Teachers

How can doctors limit patient anxiety before surgery? What are the lasting impacts of surgery on quality of life? What can doing art teach medical students about health care? A new program at the University of Toronto aims to answer these questions by bringing together future physicians and patients willing to share their experiences with cancer.
Aug 1 / 2018

Remembering Paul Walfish

The University of Toronto is remembering a leader in thyroid research. Professor Emeritus Paul G. Walfish died on Saturday July 28 of blood cancer at 83.
Aug 1 / 2018

Addressing Unprofessional Behaviour Among Physicians

It’s not a topic anyone likes to discuss publicly – which is one of the reasons incivility, bullying and other forms of unprofessional behavior by physicians to physicians has persisted. To help turn the tide, University of Toronto researcher Sharon Straus and colleagues recently reviewed the scope of the problem and combed the scientific literature for possible solutions.
Jul 27 / 2018

Portfolio Diet Lowers Many Risk Factors for Heart Disease

University of Toronto researchers have found that the portfolio diet, a plant-based way of eating previously shown to lower cholesterol levels, reduces other risk factors for cardiovascular disease including blood pressure, triglycerides and inflammation.
Jul 27 / 2018
Sep 11 Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship: Professor Dame Sally Davies
Lecture | 4:30pm–6:00pm
Sep 14 Introduction to Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship for Biotherapeutic Scientists
Workshop/Seminar | 8:30am–4:00pm
Sep 14 Cardio-Rheumatology Scientific Day
Symposium | 9:30am–2:00pm
Sep 28 Multi-disciplinary Gynecologic Oncology Annual Lecture Series (MyGOALS)
Lecture | 7:30am–4:45pm
Sep 28 MyGOALS – Multi-disciplinary Gynecologic Oncology Annual Lecture Series
Lecture | 7:30am–4:45pm
Sep 29 Frontiers in IBD and Maternal Care Conference
Conference | 8:00am–5:00pm
Oct 16 – Jun 18
CPD Foundations
Workshop/Seminar | 12:00pm–1:30pm

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