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Dream Team Researchers Rally Against Brain Cancer

“We want to help each patient, one by one, but we also want to change the world,” says Professor Peter Dirks, who leads the “Stand Up To Cancer Canada Dream Team,” which focuses on targeting brain cancer stem cells. “We can do that with research.”
Apr 12 / 2017

U of T Researcher Uncovers Staggering Overuse of Medical Care

A new report co-authored by a University of Toronto researcher examined a handful of the most common medical treatments in Canada and found up to 30 per cent were unnecessary.
Apr 12 / 2017

Labs Open at Medical Sciences Building

All labs at the University of Toronto’s Medical Sciences Building are now open, following a report by environmental experts that found two labs that had been closed are safe.
Apr 12 / 2017

UofTMed Alum: How Therapy Revealed the Ills of Residency

I think of my second year as an internal medicine resident as the year I became a bad person. While determined to keep learning and growing, I started to become perpetually angry, frustrated and anxious. I made it through on far too much dark humour — what we call “coping.” It wasn’t until 10 years later that a psychiatrist made me realize just how unhealthy that was.
Apr 10 / 2017

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Burnout, suicide, depression, and the emotional effects of mistakes. We address physician wellness in the next issue of UofTMed magazine, out May 23.

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