Due to ongoing construction and increased congestion at the Summer Street entrance of the QEII Health Science Centre’s Halifax Infirmary, additional traffic/parking control will be in place beginning on Tuesday, August 2, 2022.
As the largest academic health sciences network in Atlantic Canada, Nova Scotia Health is committed to building capacity in our healthcare workforce through supporting a culture of lifelong learning and professional development across all areas of health. A critical component of learning is placements for students at Nova Scotia Health, which ensure that this new generation of health care professionals can successfully join the workforce.
Growing up for the average teenager can be a confusing and conflicting time for most. This is a formative time in one’s life filled with the trials of self-acceptance and exploration, finding your footing and purpose in life and carving out a place where you belong.
These challenges are only amplified for biracial and queer youth who face a greater hurdle of internalized “otherness” due to lack of acceptance and representation. Each of these factors brings its own unique and specific set of challenges to one’s journey towards adulthood.
Dr. Mandat Maharaj, Neurologist at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, has made significant contributions to health care in the Eastern Zone. At the end of June, Dr. Maharaj semi-retired after 27 years of service within the Nova Scotia Health system and a 30-year career in neurology. Dr. Maharaj will continue his work in supporting the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on a part-time basis.
Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Maharaj completed medical school at the University of West Indies in Jamaica. He then completed a fellowship in neurology in Montreal before returning to the Caribbean and practiced as an internist and neurologist until 1992. He then completed his neurology residency at Dalhousie University before beginning practice at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital where he has practiced since 1996.