McGill Mini-Med 2012 Schedule   



October 17 Caring for Casualties:
The Epidemic of Sports Related Injuries

Athletes participating in organized sports at both the amateur and professional levels are experiencing an increasing number of injuries. One of the most troublesome forms of trauma in the athlete is concussion. Recent statistics on the prevalence of trauma in all contact sports will be discussed.

Dr. David Mulder
October 24

Your Heart Health:
Getting to the Heart of the matter

What is heart disease? Why do some people get it and some don't? Learn about prevention and treatment of common cardiac conditions.

Dr. Nadia Giannetti
October 31

Your Safety Net

The ER is your safety net. How does it function? When should you use the ER and what can the ER do for you?

Dr. Marc Afilalo
November 7 ICU:
High Intensity Caring

Exploring the world of the critically ill - how do you end up there, how sick is sick, what are your chances of surviving? A short journey into the difficult world of the sickest patients in the hospital.

Dr. Ash Gursahaney
November 14 Flying Doctors:
Air Care

We will look at the history of aviation medicine from its origins to modern-day practice. We will explore the effects of the unique environment in a pressurized aircraft that the treating doctor must consider in order to properly care for the sick patient being transported over thousands of miles. Finally, we will consider the future of air transport and how modern medicine will be practiced.

Dr. Michael Churchill-Smith
November 21 Trauma:
Why Accidents are Rarely Accidental

An exploration of injury in our communities, from prevention to trauma team response - the good, bad and the ugly of Montreal.
Dr. Tarek Razek






Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, July 19, 2012