Dr. Vicky Tagalakis, a clinician-researcher who focuses on the epidemiology of venous thrombotic disorders, has been appointed Chief of the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Susan Kahn of the JGH Centre of Excellence in Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Care is calling for better training to prevent misdiagnosis of pulmonary embolism.
Dr. Susan Kahn, a Senior Investigator in the Lady Davis Institute, has been renewed as a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Venous Thromboembolism.
Jessica Emed, Nursing Clinical Consultant for Quality, Accreditation and Professional Development, has been appointed Assistant Dean of Health Professions Education in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University.
The potential of manipulating a particular protein is being explored as a possible alternative to blood thinners, which are the standard of care for venous thromboembolism, but whose association with severe bleeding makes blood thinners an imperfect remedy.
Dr. Bernard Lapointe, Chief of the JGH Division of Palliative Care, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award.