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A million thanks to our staff

In the Faculty of Health Sciences, we are blessed with a very large staff of nearly 750 individuals who, day in day out, work extremely hard to enable our academic mission to thrive. One thing we don’t do often enough is say thanks. This blog is dedicated to all of our staff.

The 2016-17 Dean's Report

I am pleased to share with you the 2016-17 Dean's Report, which is now available online, with a print version on the way. The report serves as a retrospective on the year we’ve had and is full of successes across our three schools. In the interest of giving you a sneak peak, I've shared my opening remarks, with mention of some of the stories that you’ll see highlighted in this year’s report.

Looking forward to accepting our first students in the DSc in Rehabilitation and Health Leadership

The following is a guest blog by Dr. Marcia Finlayson, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Director of the School of Rehabilitation Therapy.

Engaging in the change: Co-creation

The following guest blog was written by a friend and colleague, Dr. James Wright, who is a recognized Canadian leader in orthopaedic surgery and health care outcomes research. He has also been very involved in leadership activities, both as a part of his professional work and as a student of the discipline of leadership. Jim recently started a new blog on clinical leadership, and I'm delighted to share one of his posts as a part of Dean on Campus. - Richard

Long overdue: Canada needs a national pharmacare strategy

Another study!

Just a few weeks ago our provincial health ministers secured federal support to study universal pharmacare in Canada. This “study” will involve a bilateral federal-provincial commitment to “jointly research how a pharmacare program might work, including potential costs, timelines to implement, and how far the program should go to expand access to drugs.”1

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