December 2014 Newsletter

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    Celebrating the holiday season

    The annual Windsor Program Holiday Party offered up a wonderful opportunity for faculty, staff and students to celebrate the holidays and reflect on the tremendous success of the first term. True to the spirit of the season, there were a few surprises for all guests...

  • decorative imageA message from Gerry Cooper, Associate Dean
    With UME accreditation on the horizon, Gerry Cooper, PhD, associate dean, shares more information on the Mock Accreditation visit and the opportunities the process provides to share our success stories.

  • decorative imageDr. Mark Awuku, Assistant Dean, Faculty & Governmental Affairs
    Change is afoot as a new conditions of appointment and promotions document is developed and the results of the mentoring survey are reviewed. This month, Dr. Mark Awuku shares more details about these important new developments.

  • decorative imageMessage from Yousif Atwan - VP Windsor, Hippocratic Council 2014-15
    Beach Day, council elections, Schulich’s Got Talent, Integration weekend, and getting used to our new classes, clerkships and electives – Yousif Atwan, shares an overview of the exciting activities that have taken place during the first semester.

  • decorative imageTeaching and training through transition
    Dr. Alice Tsui’s energetic approach to teaching using simulation is helping fourth year undergraduate medical students in Windsor through the tricky transition from learner to the practitioner.

  • decorative imageOmar Zghal - In the right place
    Omar Zghal always wanted to go to medical school. Blessed with a skill and love of science which he coupled with a strong work ethic, he achieved his goal two years ago.

  • decorative imageBuilding a culture of research
    With the Windsor Program now in its seventh year of operation, we are investigating new ways in to support and celebrate the research endeavors of our faculty. Behind the scenes we are connecting our students and faculty to research support services. And we plan to share the stories of success through this newsletter, and the many other Schulich Medicine publications.

  • decorative imageAwards of Excellence – Windsor Program Nominations
    It’s that time of year to once again consider nominating one of your peers for one of the many distinguished Awards of Excellence offered through the Windsor Program. The forms are available online, and the deadline for submission is Friday, February 6, 2015. Mark your calendars for our annual dinner scheduled for

  • decorative imageFrom the desk of George Kim – an update on the Distributed Education Network
    As many of you know, work has begun on the strategic plan goals for the distributed education network. Each month, I have been sharing an update through the School’s overall faculty and staff newsletter – The Pulse. I am pleased to send you these updates through this newsletter.

  • decorative imageUME Accreditation 2015
    Check out the latest articles on the UME Curriculum, Assessment and Faculty Evaluation all in support of the School’s upcoming UME Accreditation.

  • Celebrating our achievements
    During the past few months, several faculty and students have received honours and awards. Congratulations to students Jordon Charlebois, Caitlin Ward, Hao Li, Chris kawala, Jean –Marc Beausoleil, Noor Jawaid, Dilan Fernando, Stahs Pripotnev, Patrick Valcke, Derek Wong and Phil Tremblay. And to Drs. Paul Ziter, Larry Jacobs, Kyle Fisher, Darren Cargill.