Nov. 22, 2018

Connecting students, faculty and staff of the Cumming School of Medicine
to the latest news, events and goings-on
7th Annual Market Day | Nov. 26  More
2018 Gairdner International Symposium - Big Data for Big Health | Nov. 30 More
CSM Artificial Intelligence Day | Nov. 29 More
Medical Imaging & Artificial Intelligence Workshop | Dec. 11 More
Podcast: Sexual harassment, bullying and the culture of medicine: A conversation with Senator Marilou McPhedran. More
New study reveals probiotics do not help children with intestinal infections. More
Lloyd Ewenin Jr. | The CSM sends our condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Indigenous elder Lloyd Ewenin Jr., who passed away Nov. 5. Lloyd’s valued mentorship included leading a Medicine Walk in Nose Hill Park with CSM students this summer exploring the meaning and methods in the collection and application of natural plant medicines. View obituary.
Dr. Richard Fedorak, MD | A Celebration of Life will be held on Dec. 11, from 4-5 p.m. at the Bernard Snell Hall Theatre in the Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta. Visit this link to RSVP.

Upcoming Events:

  • Nov. 23 – Medicine Island Wine Survivor – join us for the final draw | HSC Mall
  • Nov. 26 - Market Day and Bake Sale | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., HRIC atrium
  • Nov. 26 - 28 - Book Sale | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., HMRB atrium

The University of Calgary Employee Recognition Program will also have a table set up at HMRB atrium on Monday, Nov. 26. Employees can stop by and learn more about the program, pick up information and purchase Give n’ Thanks stars.

For more on the 2018 CSM United Way Campaign, visit:

TENET i2c: Apply now!
The TENET i2c program facilitates the translation of medical research and discovery into product development and company creation. At the end of the program there is a pitch competition for a $100K prize. The deadline to apply is Dec. 10, 2018.
Apply today!

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada's Innovative Solutions Canada Program
Innovative Solutions Canada is a new federal program with over $100 million available until March 2020, dedicated to supporting the scale up and growth of Canada’s innovators and entrepreneurs. As a new hybrid procurement program in search of novel solutions to challenges, the program will support small business innovators by funding early stage, cutting-edge research and the development of technology and products. Current list of challenges.
BME research page now live!
It's live! Check out the new Biomedical Engineering research page, and how multi-disciplinary teams are working together to solve challenging and relevant health and wellness problems that contribute to the Biomedical Engineering Research Strategy. More

Nominations for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards now open
Do you know an individual or individuals who are leading the change in diversity, equity or inclusion? Nominate them today! It is important to acknowledge the efforts of those on campus who are taking steps towards creating a welcoming campus for all in our learning, teaching, living and work environments. The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards are accepting applications from Nov. 15 to Dec. 31. Nominate or submit your application today.
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