When she’s not busy honing her skills in rural family medicine and musing about the importance of health education to adolescents, first-year resident Dr. Nisha Arora can be found teaching herself how to play musical instruments, visiting museums, and trying out new recipes...
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Dr. Carmen Nadal recently completed the Department of Family Medicine’s Master of Clinical Science program and graduated from Western at the Spring Convocation on June 11, 2015. While in London to celebrate her achievement, she sat down with us to talk about her experience in the program. (read more)
Dr. Lemmese Al Watban’s education has spanned over 15 years and two countries. After graduating with a MBBS (Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelors of Surgery) from King Saud University in 2003, Dr. Al Watban completed one year of an internal medicine residency program at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center. However she soon realized that the specialty wasn’t for her. (Read more)