2017

  • Funding International Discovery

    November 09, 2017
    Drs. Lena Palaniyappan and Subrata Chakrabarti are forging new international research collaborations with the West China School of Medicine thanks to the Kilborn Family Memorial Visiting Scholar Fund.

  • Conquering the global burden of mental illness

    October 05, 2017
    Dr. Arlene MacDougall believes that through means of social innovation and transdisciplinary approaches meaningful solutions can be developed to address the rising global burden of mental disorders. Through the Global MINDS Fellowship Program, which she recently launched in June 2017, she is bringing together Western students and faculty to improve the lives of those living with mental illness.

  • Global learners come together for the 2017 International Summer Program

    September 12, 2017
    Schulich Medicine & Dentistry’s 2017 International Summer Program brought together learners from every corner of the globe for two-weeks of collaborative sharing and education. A joint initiative between the Internationalization Office, the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Western English Language Centre, the Program exposes the medical and health studies graduate trainees to research projects and learning focused on global health issues. A few students shared their experiences with us. Mahmoud Azzeh, Mary Bamimore, Karima Hazzouti and Zahraa Jamal came to the program with unique academic experiences but shared in the extraordinary learning opportunity to study and learn with international colleagues and leaders at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry.

  • Schulich Summer Program 2017 - View the Photo Gallery

    July 19, 2017
    View the photo gallery of the Internationalization Office and Epidemiology and Biostatistics' second annual Summer Program hosted in partnership with the Western English Language Centre.

  • Chinese delegates travel to Western University for Medical Education Symposium

    May 24, 2017
    Arriving from China for the Medical Education Symposium at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Western University welcomed delegates from Nanjing Medical University (NMU) on May 16, where new collaborative goals for the future and emerging practices in medicine were discussed.

  • Join us for the Fourth Joint Western University – Nanjing Medical University Medical Education Symposium

    May 08, 2017
    The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry will be welcoming a delegation from Nanjing Medical University (NMU) on Tuesday, May 16. Join us for presentations that focus on family medicine, clinical skills training and medical education research.

  • Students heading to Kenya with the Global MINDS Summer Institute

    May 02, 2017
    Congratulations to Michelle Quaye and Gunjan Mhapankar, Medicine Class of 2020, on being chosen as two of the 10 Western University students taking part in the first ever Global MINDS Summer Institute in Machakos Town, Kenya.

  • Fulfilling a dream

    May 01, 2017
    Acting on a childhood dream, David Cechetto, PhD, is working to secure better health outcomes for Rwandese communities and create a lasting effect on state of health care within the country.

  • Exchanging Knowledge

    April 03, 2017
    At Western for a year, the China Scholarship Council students share their thoughts about research training, Canada and new found love of Tim Hortons.

  • 2017 International Summer Program for Medical & Healthcare Students: an Introduction to Global Health

    March 23, 2017
    A comprehensive summer program experience hosted by Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry for international medical and healthcare students with an intent to develop a broader understanding of global health from a multidisciplinary and multi-professional perspective.

  • Applications open for the 2017 Global MINDS@Western Summer Institute

    January 18, 2017
    A unique, international experience for Western students who are looking for an opportunity to work with students and faculty from Kenya and who want to be empowered to use social innovation to develop a solution for a complex global mental health challenge.

  • Filling a need: Observing a gap in specialized care, Dr. Leigh Sowerby is monitoring and training physicians in Otolaryngology in Guyana

    January 16, 2017
    In 2012, Dr. Leigh Sowerby, Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, embarked on a medical mission to Guyana to assist with outreach efforts. Since then, Dr. Sowerby has returned to the country multiple times in an effort to expand Otolaryngology care and train more residents in this area through a post-graduate program.