For Immediate Release – Halifax: Some of the biggest names in pain research from across the globe will gather in Halifax May 23 to 26 for the Canadian Pain Society (CPS) Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM). The event, which is already sold out, will mark the first time the ASM is a Patients Included meeting, committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition. Continue Reading
The IWK’s Dr. Patricia Lingley-Pottie and Dr. Patrick McGrath are one of six winners of the second annual Governor General’s Innovation Awards announced Friday morning in Ottawa. The awards recognize and celebrate outstanding Canadian individuals, teams and organizations whose exceptional and transformative work help shape the future and positively impact quality of life.Continue Reading
For Immediate Release – Halifax: As the IWK Health Centre’s first physician-in-chief and Director of Research, Dr. Richard B. Goldbloom transformed children’s health care in Atlantic Canada. Today he was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) at a ceremony at Centre des congrès de Québec in Québec City.Continue Reading
Approximately 375 breast surgeries will be performed annually at the IWK, with approximately 3,000 visits to the Breast Health Clinic.