Weekly Newsletter 09.16.18

Textbook Sale!

Have a book you no longer need? Fill out the form here
Looking for used nursing books for this year? View the spreadsheet here

NGSA by-elections

The submission period for class representatives has closed. The elected representatives will be announced in next week’s newsletter!


Nursing Peer Mentorship meet & greet

The Nursing Peer Mentorship Program (NPMP) is pleased to announce the annual Meet & Greet Event! Come out and enjoy some pizza, as well as meet your mentor or mentee!

(If you are not able to attend, mentors will receive an email with mentee contact information and it is their responsibility to reach out to their mentee.)

Meet & Greet event on Friday, September 21 from 12:30-14:00
Room 1825, 680 Sherbrooke
Meet & Greet Facebook event
New NPMP Facebook page

Panel: Dismantling Racism in Healthcare and Education

Join Indigenous health professionals and allies Tania Dick (Kwakwaka’wakw Nurse), Wanda Gabriel (Mohawk Social Worker), Suzy Goodleaf (Mohawk Psychologist), and Dr. Saleem Razack (Pediatric Intensive Care Physician) to discuss solutions for creating a safe learning and healing environment with Indigenous peoples.

Presented by the Indigenous Health Professions Program during Indigenous Awareness Week. In partnership with Social Accountability and Community Engagement Office, Ingram School of Nursing and the School of Social Work at McGill.

Wednesday, September 19 from 10:30-12:00
Livestream link here
Facebook event

Upcoming: NGSA Wine & Cheese

The NGSA will be hosting the annual fall Student-Faculty Wine & Cheese, a fantastic opportunity for graduate students to meet with faculty members and learn about their area of research, expertise, and projects. Come enjoy free wine and cheeses and a chance to meet faculty and fellow students!

Wednesday, October 10 from 17:00-19:00
Undergrad lounge, 19th floor, 680 Sherbrooke

To view all upcoming NGSA events, view our calendar here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Student-run McGill Journal of Medicine recruiting for 2018-19

The McGill Journal of Medicine (MJM) is looking to expand its editorial team! Medical or graduate students are welcome to apply. MJM’s mandate is to provide students with the opportunity to publish on all aspects of medicine and to open up dialogue on a variety of medical issues including education, practice, and research. Experience in writing, editing and publishing is desirable, but not necessary! Don’t hesitate to email us with questions or to learn more about the positions.

Submit your CV and cover letter by September 24 to mjm.med@mcgill.ca

Support Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation

St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation is recruiting volunteers who enjoy interacting with people to act as ambassadors for the Foundation at several upcoming large fundraising events. According to volunteer organizer and professor Rosetta Antonacci, this is “a fabulous opportunity to network with other healthcare providers and help you find a fit for your future nursing profession.”

Opportunities for events in November 2018, February and June 2019
Email rosetta.antonacci@mcgill.ca if you’re interested!

Job Opportunities

VOICE seeking Research Assistant

VOICE (Views On Interdisciplinary Childhood Ethics), an interdisciplinary team of researchers at McGill, is conducting a one‐year study of a community social development program for youths in Montreal under the direction of Franco Carnevale, PhD.  They are hiring one research assistant, fluent in French and English, to assist with recruitment of research participants, data collection and analysis.
Deadline: open until position filled
More information here

Resources for Students

This service is available for all ISoN students! The WELL Office offers academic support, wellness support including counselling, workshops, and support groups, and liaises with McGill University services on wellness-related issues.

Find the right person for your needs at the WELL office contact page.


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