Weekly Newsletter 09.23.18

Congratulations to the new class reps!

Direct-Entry QY: Chris Thomson and Ashley Baker
Direct-Entry MSc1: Jenna Morris
Direct-Entry MSc2: Jessica Newbigging
Nurse-Entry MSc1: Samantha Santilli, Michel Godin, and Satya Cobos Filippova
Nurse-Entry MSc2: Valerie DeBroux
Nurse Practitioner, Mental Health: Jory Ryan
Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal: Nathalie Bizier
Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric: Caroline Dodier
Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care: Demetra Horotan
Global Health: Lalita Kaur (Fall Semester) and Janice Kim
PhD: Julie Fréchette

See the full list of council members and contact info here.



Speaking up for nurses in politics

Join representatives from McGill Nurses for Healthy Policy at the following events:

AQII (Association québécoise des infirmières et infirmiers) General Assembly: The topics to be discussed include ensuring that nurses’ voices continue to be heard following the October elections, collaboration with the CNA, revision of statuses and rules, and election of new administration council. Please note that tickets are 20$ and include a light lunch.
Saturday, September 29 from 9:00 to 12:00
Facebook event here

Plénière: politique, santé et élections: An expert panel discussion on research, practice, politics and advocacy to effect change in the nursing profession beyond this October’s elections. Event is FREE.
Saturday, September 29 from 13:00 to 16:00
Facebook event here

Location for both events:
1020 du pavillon Marguerite D’Youville
2375 Côte-Ste-Catherine

Note: these events will be conducted mainly in French, however English speakers are welcome.

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.

Job Opportunities & Bursaries


ISoN hiring invigilators

Many positions are open for midterm exam invigilators at the ISoN. The positions are a short time commitment, often under 5 hours.
Deadline SOON: Tuesday, September 25
More information here

Apply for a Global Health travel award

McGill Faculty of Medicine (including ISoN) graduate students can apply for up to 12 travel awards to help fund global health projects in low-resource settings.

Deadline: Sunday, September 30 at 11:59
More information here

Volunteer Opportunities


SIM Centre Volunteers Required

Lab director Hugo Marchand is looking for a few volunteers for the Steinberg Simulation Centre Accreditation. Students must have experience as a learner in simulations at the SIM centre.
Time commitment: 11:30 to 12:45 on Thursday, September 27
Lunch will be provided and a letter will be added to the student file saying that they volunteered for this event.

Email hugo.marchand@mcgill.ca if interested.

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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