The Pulse - March 2013

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Driving Innovation Through Collaboration - London Health Research Day 2013

On March 19, the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and Lawson Health Research Institute presented the second annual, "London Health Research Day" - the largest research day of its kind in Ontario. With more than 350 platform and poster presentations, the event showcases the research efforts of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry's trainees and provided a celebration of the world-class medical and health related research conducted at London's premier medical research institutions. Read More

Dr. Anita Woods honoured with the 2013 Marilyn Robinson Award for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to Dr. Anita Woods, PhD, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, on receiving the Marilyn Robinson Award for Excellence in Teaching... Read More

Riding the Magic School Bus all the way to the world research stage
Jessica Kishimoto grew up watching the Magic School Bus, the popular children's television show about science. Although she loved "Liz" the lizard, she wanted to be just like Dorothy Ann - the little girl who constantly was doing research and sharing what she had learned with her classmates... Read More

Improved Service with One45

In an effort to improve service and streamline one45 service support, a number of key changes have been implemented. These changes will affect the way in which one45 support and management is administered... Read More

Web redevelopment - User surveys and stakeholder engagement to begin in April

As reported in February, the website for the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, as well as the sites for all its departments, divisions, programs and centres will undergo a major redevelopment... Read More

Breast for Success fundraising kicks into overdrive

Bake sales, book sales and 80's dances…oh my! The Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Breast for Success team has ramped up their fundraising efforts during the past few weeks. In total, more than $2000 was received! The team extends a big thank you to everyone across the School who has helped support them... Read More

MEDS 2013 CaRMS Matches

This year, Schulich Medicine had 158 students in the CaRMS match. Of these, 153 were matched, many to very competitive residency positions. This included three students from past classes who re-entered the match and our graduating class... Read More

MD/PhD and MD Admissions interview weekends

The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and Undergraduate Medical Education hosted their annual MD/PhD and MD admissions interviews in late February and early March... Read More

Schulich Dentistry Wins ODA Cup Hockey Classic 2013
On Saturday, March 23, Schulich Dentistry's hockey team travelled to Toronto's Varsity Stadium to beat U of T, 3-2, in the 2013 ODA President's Cup Hockey Classic! This is the second year in a row Schulich Dentistry has won the ODA Cup! The proceeds from this game will go to DOCS... Read More

Dr. John Denstedt takes on two international leadership roles
Dr. John Denstedt, Chair/Chief of the Department of Surgery and Special Advisor to the Dean on Health Globalization, Internationalization and Simulation will soon be taking on two additional leadership roles within his urology specialty... Read More

Dean's Town Hall - watch the live stream now
For those of you who missed the Dean's Town Hall, the archived live stream is available now. Watch Now

Schulich Dentistry clinics "revealed"
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's dental clinics were recently featured on "Western Revealed" on Rogers Cable Television in London. Each show features three or four segments about life, projects and programs at Western University, paying particular attention to stories that showcase the University's involvement in the community. Read More

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