Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Serge Doucet, Director of Education at the Montreal Heart Institute, and Amélie Doherty, Nurse and Assistant to the Director of Education - Wednesday 18 October, 2023
After its inauguration in spring 2022, the brand-new Centre de formation d’excellence en santé cardiovasculaire (CESC) started welcoming teachers and students alike just a few steps from the Institute. Dr. Doucet and Amélie Doherty, R.N., bring us into the heart of this major innovative project, whose goal is to train seasoned professionals devoted to providing the highest standard of care possible.
Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Julie Sirois, Chief of Emergency Medicine at the Montreal Heart Institute - Tuesday 8 August, 2023
Dr. Julie Sirois was initially pursuing a career as an oboist, but instead became Chief of Emergency Medicine at the Montreal Heart Institute in 2021. This superwoman has much to say about her job and what it’s like to work in the emergency room at a specialized centre.
A radiologist specializing in thoracic imaging, Dr. Magali Pham joined the Montreal Heart Institute family in 2015. Team spirit, cutting-edge technology, concern for quality… Everything was aligned for this sociable and vibrant young doctor to quickly take to her new work environment!
Anie Brisebois joined the big Montreal Heart Institute family just after obtaining her bachelor’s degree in nursing, and she has never left. She still has all the enthusiasm of the early days more than 30 years after joining the team, and she now shines as director of nursing. Honest and passionate about her profession, she enthusiastically shares her career and achievements with us.
Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Laura Vidales, fellow cardiologist at the Institute - Monday 19 April, 2021
In 2020, Argentinian cardiologist Laura Vidales began her second year of fellowship at the Institute, where she continued her superspecialized work in congenital heart defects. This innovative branch of cardiovascular medicine has blazed a path for itself with rapid advances over the last few years. Thanks to the support of the Foundation’s donors, Dr. Vidales and many other doctors have become acquainted with the Canadian healthcare system.
Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Serge Doucet, cardiologist and Director of Education at the Institute - Monday 21 September, 2020
Over the past few years, simulation-based education has become increasingly popular in the field of medicine. In fact, several articles have demonstrated its value and even suggested that it can reduce the number of errors made during real medical interventions. In this vein, the Institute’s Centre de formation et d’excellence en santé cardiovasculaire will soon offer new courses as part of its Simulation-based teaching program. Numerous healthcare professionals are already interested in the cardiac catheterization program.
Year after year, the Institute’s internationally renowned fellowship program welcomes over a dozen foreign medical specialists who wish to hone their skills in cardiovascular care. In addition to being an unparalleled personal experience for these health professionals, this complementary training program allows them to make a difference in the lives of the 68,000 patients who walk through the doors of the Institute each year.