TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Innovative Medicines Canada and Queen's University are pleased to announce the creation ofthe Russell Williams Studentship in Medical Ethics, in honour of Innovative Medicines Canada's past President Russell Williams.
The scholarship will be used to fund a studentship for a Queen's student enrolled in
"Ethics and integrity in the pharmaceutical and medical fields have always been a passion of mine. Innovative Medicines Canada and Queen's University have been leaders in this field, both domestically and internationally, and I am pleased that this Studentship will continue the advancement of medical ethics." – Russell Williams
"Scientific and technical discoveries in medicine provide new and exciting therapeutic options to patients, but are often accompanied by ethical and moral issues both for physicians and society. This generous scholarship, provided in recognition of Russell Williams, will allow medical students to pursue individual studies in the ethical and moral aspects of the medical care, better preparing them to engage and lead these discussions in the increasingly complex world they will engage through their careers." – Dr. Anthony Sanfilippo, Professor; Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medicine Program, Queen's University
About Innovative Medicines Canada
Innovative Medicines Canada is the national voice of Canada's innovative pharmaceutical industry. We advocate for policies that enable the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines and vaccines that improve the lives of all Canadians. We support our members' commitment to being valued partners in the Canadian healthcare system.
SOURCE Innovative Medicines Canada
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