Medicine & the
How does the
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry – Windsor Program operate?
The program is a partnership between Western University, the
I thought there were already medical students in
Windsor. How does this program differ?
Third-year undergraduate medical students (clerks) as well as postgraduate medical students (residents) are currently training in
Windsor now have a medical school?
How does the
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry – Windsor Program address the critical need for health care professionals in Windsor and Essex county?
Research indicates that medical students build links in the communities where they do their training and are more likely to practice there after graduation. By allowing more medical students to live and train in
In addition, Schulich Medciine & Dentistry's admissions process provides special consideration to applicants who indicate they are from a community in Southwestern Ontario. Currently, for the class of 2012, 11 of the 24 students in the Windsor Program are from Southwestern Ontario (7 from Essex County and 4 from Middlesex County). By comparison, 48 students based in London are from communities in Southwestern Ontario.
What is SWOMEN?
The Southwestern Ontario Medical Education Network (SWOMEN) is a partnership of rural and regional communities and hospitals throughout Southwest Ontario -including Windsor and the University of Windsor - networked with London. SWOMEN provides rural and regional medical education and training experience to undergraduate and postgraduate medical trainees (residents) from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, ensuring graduates are prepared for practice in any geographic setting.
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