2015

  • Adventures in Global Health

    January 06, 2016
    Inspiring. Transformative. Exhilarating. These are words that Sam DeKoven, Anine Yu and Jennifer Zhang use to describe their six-week adventure in Tanzania.

  • Eric Arts joins global initiative to accelerate the search for HIV vaccine

    November 25, 2015
    Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is the only Canadian site involved with the newly established European AIDS Vaccine Initiative (EAVI2020) that aims to accelerate the search for an effective HIV vaccine to help protect the millions of people who could be affected by the disease in coming years.

  • Summer learning

    November 17, 2015
    Each summer, Schulich Medicine undergraduate students venture off open to the possibilities electives offer. They return in the fall with greater confidence, increased self-awareness, and a better understanding of their future role as a health care provider

  • Breaking boundaries and building powerful partnerships

    November 03, 2015
    When Dr. Roberto Hernandez-Alejandro first traveled to West China Hospital, Sichuan University in 2010, he never imagined the powerful partnership he would come to build with members of its Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation.

  • Western International Week 2015: Nov 16-20

    October 22, 2015
    International Week at Western is held annually in November as a campus-wide celebration of all things international.

  • A legacy of teaching

    October 05, 2015
    For the past 36 years, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry has provided Saudi Arabia’s brightest residents and fellows the opportunity to train as one of the School’s own.

  • Making Change

    October 05, 2015
    With a philosophy of life to focus on solutions, Dr. Abdel-Rahman Lawendy is making change to better the lives of learners, his patients, and people around the world in crisis.

  • Schulich Medicine & Dentistry takes part in West China-Kilborn Surgical Symposium

    May 04, 2015
    Seven faculty members recently traveled to Chengdu, China to take part in the West China-Kilborn Surgical Symposium — a collaborative initiative of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and the West China School of Medicine, Sichuan University. The purpose of the Symposium was to enhance research and education related to multiple surgical subspecialties.

  • Second Annual Western University - Nanjing Medical University Research Symposium

    May 01, 2015
    The Second Annual Western University - Nanjing Medical University Research Symposium took place at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry on Thursday April 23, 2015.

  • Lakshman Gunaratnam nominated for RBC Immigrant Award

    May 01, 2015
    Assistant Professor of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology, Lakshman Gunaratnam has been named a finalist for the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award for 2015.

  • Helping victims of violence in Yemen conflict zones

    May 01, 2015
    As a trauma orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Abdel-Rahman Lawendy is frequently confronted with high-stake situations. What he isn’t as familiar with, however, is working alone in foreign hospitals on patients who have been shot, stabbed, or attacked with a bomb.