The Pulse - September 2013

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Experiencing a new tradition for Schulich Medicine Orientation Week

It was a week full of powerful realizations, exciting new experiences, new friendships and the beginning of a four-year journey toward fulfilling a dream. Schulich Medicine Orientation Week 2013 was one like no other; for the first time this year students were given the opportunity to really experience what the next chapter in their lives will bring. Click here to watch the Orientation video... Read More

UME Accreditation process gains momentum

Planning for the CACMS/LCME accreditation for the undergraduate medical education program is moving full steam ahead. Energy this summer focused on meetings with a wide range of individuals, programs and departments... Read More

Creating new synergies in simulation education and training

More than 70 education and clinical leaders and simulation training experts from across southwestern Ontario came together this past weekend to create new synergies in simulation education and training... Read More

Meet Strategic Technology Commons

Overhead projectors, notes on a chalkboard and one-way lectures have quickly become things of the past. Learning at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry now involves virtual patients, online case-based education, learning analytics, and student-led exploration... Read More

Sam Goodman - the tools to help

It wasn't until he travelled halfway around the world that Sam Goodman, Dents Class of 2014, truly realized the full impact that dentistry could have on people's lives. Watching Tanzanian families walk hours through the night to receive free dental care was an eye-opening experience... Read More

Scientists discover a novel opiate addiction switch in the brain

Neuroscientists at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry have made a remarkable new discovery revealing the underlying molecular process by which opiate addiction develops in the brain... Read More

Student Summer Research Program video profile

Every summer a select group of Schulich Dentistry students are given the opportunity to become fully immersed in dental research. As part of the Student Summer Research Program, these future dentists work with faculty supervisors in our state-of-the-art labs and clinics... Read More

Commitment to Community brings satisfaction and joy

For Derek McLachlin, Department of Biochemistry and Sarah Mattonen, Department of Medical Biophysics, giving back has brought joy and a great deal of personal satisfaction. Read more about their commitment to the community.

MPH opening and tours

Join us October 16 for a first look at The Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine. The new building features a 100-seat lecture theatre with videoconferencing capabilities, breakout rooms for small group teaching, faculty and administration offices and meeting spaces... Read More

Changes to the Global Health Office

The summer months have brought some exciting changes to the Global Health Office. Learn about the new appointments, team members and their roles... Read More

Research Town Hall Powerpoint presentation available

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Research Town Hall, September 24 with Dr. Denise Figlewicz, Vice-Dean, Research & Innovation. Click here to download a PDF of the Powerpoint presentation from the Town Hall.

Experience our unique Master of Public Health Program

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's unique Master of Public Health Program offers a 12-week practicum, an international field trip to a public health organization, and career placement assistance. Join us for one of the upcoming information sessions... Read More

Sanjay Patel receives 2013 J.C. Luke Award from Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery

Congratulations to Sanjay Patel on receiving the 2013 J.C. Luke Award from the Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery at its annual meeting in Edmonton, Alberta... Read More

Dr. Les Kalman's Virtual Facebow app a finalist in Intel App Innovation contest

Congratulations Dr. Les Kalman, assistant professor, Division of Restorative Dentistry, Schulich Dentistry for being selected as a round one finalist in the Intel App Innovation contest. Dr. Kalman's Virtual Facebow application is a new digital replacement for the analogue version... Read More

See the Line symposium on Rogers TV

Tune in Sunday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m. for a broadcast of our See the Line Symposium on Rogers Television-London Cable 13. Watch as our presenters, including keynote speaker Dr. Ann McKee, Boston University School of Medicine, discuss concussion research, awareness and prevention. Read More

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