Global leaders in optimizing life-long health Congratulations to the 2017 Alumni of Distinction Award recipients: Drs. Robert Bourne, MD’71; Zain Kassam, MD’09; Peter Leung, PhD’79; Paul Romanson, DDS’72; Cecil Rorabeck, MD'68, DSc'09; David Spence, BA’65, MD’70; and Shawn Steele, BA’01, DDS’05, JD'13.
Homecoming Weekend 2017 You can register today for the 2017 Homecoming lectures, lunch, cocktail receptions and the Dean's Gala.
Humbling honour Recognized as one of Canada’s most influential Hispanic Canadians, Dr. Caycedo credits his family and his fellowship in surgery at Schulich Medicine, with Drs. Colquhoun, Taylor and Ott, in part, for his success.
A mission to mobilize With a keen interest in scientific innovation and commercialization, Helen Petropoulos, BSc'96, PhD'02, has set out on a mission to mobilize genomic research translation.
Identity and belonging Dr. Tim Maxwell, MD’06, learned of his Indigenous roots as a young teenager. He struggled with this identity at times, but appreciates the opportunities and perspectives it gave him as he pursued his education. In this alumni profile, the anesthesiologist looks back on his experience at Schulich Medicine with sincerity and gratitude.
Reunions, Homecoming and alumni celebrations The spring and fall months turned out to be the perfect time for many of you to enjoy reunion activities, attend lecture series featuring prominent alumni, and celebrate Homecoming at the Dean’s Gala.
Tweeting Influence Dr. Lesley Barron, MD'96, is harnessing the power of social media to mobilize her thoughts and reflect on life within the medical community as a female surgeon.
The DOCS Difference Alumni such as Drs. Penny Thornton, DDS’81, are attempting to fill the huge gap in accessible dental care in London through DOCS. It’s making a difference and providing top quality care to those it serves.
Soulful Work Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull recently announced that he will be dedicating more time delivering care to some of Ottawa’s most vulnerable populations – its work that has given his life more meaning.
Moving forward in reconciliation and healing This fall, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry students attended a half-day session, in which they learned about the history of the residential school system in Canada, and the trauma and injustices that continue to shape and impact Indigenous communities.
Six questions with the Dean Dr. Michael Strong discusses what has been taking place at the School and what’s he has in his sights as he moves through his second term.
Featured Event: 2018 Alumni of Distinction Awards Each year, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry celebrates and honours alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the School, Western University, the community and/or their profession. Nominations for the 2018 Alumni of Distinction Awards are open until Monday, March 5, 2018.
Upcoming Events Join us for Dinner with the Dean in Halifax, a learning session on Management Principles for Physicians, and more this coming year.