October 2022

Healthcare

2022 Event Recordings

HEALTHLINK

Hear from the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine and Physicians working in Healthcare sharing their career journey.

Featuring:

  • Andre Letendre – First Nations & Metis Health, SHA
  • Sherrill Bueckert – Admissions Advisor, University of Saskatchewan 
  • Dr. Matthew Bradshaw – Pediatrician, Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital
  • Dr. Joel Scott – Resident, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
  • Zoher Rafid-Hamed – Student, U of S College of Medicine
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Gairdner Presentation

Here from the 2020 Canada Gairdner International Award Recipient, Dr. Roel Nusse, on The Research into the Links Between Embryogenesis and Cancer; How Cells Influence Each Other.

Dr. Nusse is the Professor & Chair, Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University, School of Medicine

Spotlight on healthcare video series

Spotlight On Vaccine & Disease Research

Hear from professionals in vaccine & disease research at VIDO sharing their career journeys. 

Featuring:

  • Dr. Darryl Falzarano (Research Scientist)
  • Dr. Trina Racine (Director of Vaccine Development)
  • Akarin Asavajaru (Research Technician)
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Spotlight On Dentistry

Hear from professionals in the Health Care Sector sharing their career journeys. 

Featuring:

  • Dr. Divya Balakrishnan – Doctor of Medicine (Dentist)
  • Madison Malowany – Dental Assitant
  • Dr. Perry Kurz – Orthodontist
  • Debbie Funk – Orthodontic Assitant
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Post-Secondary Series

Each segment focuses on a post-secondary program and gives you information on the school, student life, and post-graduation job prospects.
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DENTAL ASSISTING CERTIFICATE
DENTAL HYGIENE ADVANCED DIPLOMA
UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN
DOCTOR OF MEDICINE IN DENTISTRY
DENTAL ASSISTING CERTIFICATE

UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN
ASK A PHARMACY STUDENT

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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM

PAST EVENT RECORDINGS

Spotlight on Nursing (2021)

Hear from the admissions advisors from the University of Saskatchewan College of Nursing, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Practical Nursing, and the University of Regina SCBScN.

Spotlight on Medical Diagnostics (2021)

Hear from the admissions advisor from Saskatchewan Polytechnic Medical Diagnostics Programs, the Saskatchewan Health Authority regarding job prospects, and industry professionals sharing their career journeys.

Physician’s Career Panel (2021)

Hear from representatives from the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine, medical students, and industry professionals sharing their education and career journeys.

Featuring:

  • Sherrill Bueckert – Admissions Advisor, University of Saskatchewan 
  • Dr. Natalie Garrett – Child Psychiatrist
  • Dr. David Campbell – Anesthesiologist
  • Dr. Melissa Mirosh – OBGYN
  • Dr. Nicole Labine – Second Year Surgery Resident
  • Shayan Shirazi – Second Year Medical Student
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Nursing Careers Panel (2021)

Hear from college representatives and industry professionals sharing their education and career journeys.

Featuring:

  • Lauren Garner –  Saskatchewan Health Authority
  • Trudy Unger –  University of Saskatchewan College of Nursing
  • Sheena Kabatoff –  Saskatchewan Polytechnic (SCBScN Program)
  • Lorna King – Registered Nurse (R.N.)
  • Payton Humphries – Third Year Nursing Student
  • Leah Boscher – Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Taylor Cave – Second Year Practical Nursing Student
  • Lindy Ooms – NICU Registered Nurse (R.N.)
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Gairdner Presentation (2021)

Hear from the 2021 Canada Gairdner Wrightman Award recipient, Dr. Elizabeth Eisenhauer, as she shares her career journey in cancer research.

Gairdner Presentation (2020)

Hear from Dr. Janet Rossant, a world-renowned expert in developmental biology and the President & Scientific Director of the Gairdner Foundation

Student Crossword Puzzle

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Upcoming Events

HEALTHLINK

Join us for our in-person HEALTHLINK event exposing students in grades 10, 11 and 12 to the increasingly varied careers in the healthcare sector through hands-on activities and short presentations. Students will attend a discussion with a panel of physicians sharing their educational and career journey and also choose one session in the morning and one session in the afternoon.

8:30 am – 8:55 am    Registration

9:00 am – 10:30 am  Physicians Panel

10:45 am –12:30 pm Morning Session: Nursing or Therapies

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm  Lunch (Students bring their own)

1:00 pm – 2:45 pm Afternoon Session: Laboratory Medicine or Pharmacy & Medical Imaging

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm    Closing Comments and Door Prizes

AGE RANGE

Grade 10-12

Date & Time

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Time: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Location: E.D. Feehan Catholic High School

Gairdner Presentation @ VIDO-InterVac

Tune in virtually to join our  Gairdner Foundation Career Exploration event.

We will live stream the presentation from the 2020 Canada Gairdner International Award Recipient, Dr. Roel Nusse, on Tuesday, October 25, from 9:45 – 10:45 AM.

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