Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. MedIT.

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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. MedIT.

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  • Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. MedIT - Computing and Media Services.
  • Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. Medical Computing and Media Services.

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Dalhousie Med IT is the current name of what was formerly Dalhousie Medical Computing and Media Services (MCMS). In 2004, MCMS changed its name to Med IT. MedIT is a unit of the Faculty of Medicine Dean's Office. MedIT provides technology support to Dalhousie Medical School students, residents, faculty and administrators at over 100 sites across the Maritimes. The unit provides a range of services, including computing support, instructional support, videoconferencing support, and video and audio production services.

In 1989, a central unit known as Dalhousie Imaging was established. Dalhousie Imaging’s original location was in the Dentistry Building, on the Carleton Campus. In 1992, Dalhousie Imaging became part of the Audio Visual Division of the Faculty of Medicine. As of 2007, Dalhousie Imaging was known as Graphics / Imaging, and was a part of Med IT Computing and Media Services.


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