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New Web Portal Aims to Connect Study Participants to COVID-19 Research

Two University of Toronto alumni have created a web portal to connect COVID-19 researchers with potential research study participants. 
Apr 6 / 2020

Faces of U of T Medicine: Naheed Dosani

Dr. Naheed Dosani is a palliative care physician who specializes in caring for homeless and vulnerably housed individuals. He is the founder of Palliative Education and Care for the Homeless (PEACH) program, a physician at William Osler Health System, Assistant Clinical Professor at the Department of Family and Community Medicine – and a TikTok star. While caring and advocating for marginalized individuals and communities and creating accessible and engaging health care content on social media, Dosani is also on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response, working at assessment centres and planning testing and assessment policies for vulnerably housed populations. H
Apr 1 / 2020

U of T Researcher and Toronto Public Library Form Partnership to 3D Print Face Shields

Dr. Azad Mashari, an assistant professor with the Faculty of Medicine, will be using 3D printers lent to Toronto General Hospital by the Toronto Public Library to assist their work designing reusable face shields for health care workers.
Apr 1 / 2020

COVID-19: No Solitary Heroes

The myth of the solitary hero is pervasive in popular culture. The tireless scientist alone at the bench. The bedside physician, confident and reassuring. The dedicated therapist coaxing just one more step forward. Yet real life is not an individual pursuit. It’s a complex collective endeavour — more so than ever during a COVID-19 pandemic that is straining every part of how we live. Maximizing that collective endeavour is where our efforts have been focused at the Faculty of Medicine.
Apr 1 / 2020

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Apr
20 – 24
Clinical & Experimental Radiobiology Course 2020
Course | 9:00am–5:00pm
Apr 22 Translational Research Program: On-Campus Info Session Spring 2020
Other | 5:00pm–6:00pm
May 1 Refugee Health Primer: Optimizing Primary Care for Refugee Newcomers 2020
Conference | 8:00am–5:00pm
May 6 WebPac Training
Workshop/Seminar | 3:00pm–5:00pm
May 9 Science Rendezvous U of T St. George
Other | 11:00am–4:00pm
May 14 Department of Psychiatry Continuing Professional & Practice Development Day
Symposium | 8:15am–3:45pm
May
20 – 21
Conference on Cancer Stem Cells and Oncology Research
Conference | 9:00am–5:30pm