Department of Medicine forms new Partnerships for Research, Training and Faculty Fellowships

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This year, the Department of Medicine created new collaborations with University of Boston (non-communicable disease research twinning program), Case Western Reserve University (CVD training and research) and University of Cape Town (faculty fellowship trainings), Yale University, McMaster University and the St. JosephÔÇÖs Health Foundation, University of Alberta (M.Med training and faculty fellowships), and University of California, San Francisco, Edinburgh University (palliative medicine)

Others include Massachusetts General Hospital, US and University of Toronto, Canada, American Society of Hematology (ASH), the World Federation of Haemophilia, Italian government for dermatology and Albert Einstein University for Endocrinology. These collaborations have facilitated the strengthening of research and medical education, clinical care, staff training and laboratory services. The Department also provides learning opportunities for visiting medical students from other institutions. Visiting lecturers and professors in residence spice up the departmental activities with scientific lectures and bedside teaching.