ThisWeek@Schulich - February 9

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

THISWEEK@SCHULICH – February 09, 2009

ThisWeek@Schulich is an e-bulletin for all faculty, staff, students and trainees at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Contact information to submit items is below.
 
In this issue:
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS

Acting Assistant Dean named for Rural and Regional Medicine
Dr. William Avison recognized by American Sociological Association
2009 Royal College Awards
Inspire the next generation: Discovery Day presenters and panelists needed
Announcing a Conference on Health Outcomes

EVENTS THIS WEEK

February 09 - Physiology and Pharmacology Seminar: Dr. Gregor Reid
February 10 - Premier Dalton McGuinty at Robarts
February 11 - Schulich Research Lecture: Heart Research
February 11 - Children’s Health Research Institute Seminar Series
February 11 – UWO OpenMeds presents Queer Film Series
February 12 – President’s of Canadian Policy Research Network talk, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, Social Sciences Center 9430

TAKE NOTE - COMING EVENTS

February 17 - Introduction to GroupWise, 8:30 to 11 am - email facdev@schulich.uwo.ca
February 18 – Robarts Seminar: Dr. Wei-Yang Lu, 12:30 – 1:30 pm, Robarts 2nd Floor conf. room
February 22 – Middlesex London Health Unit: Violence in Hockey Symposium 2009, London Convention Centre  http://www.healthunit.com/default.aspx
February 25 – Faculty Development: Office Ergonomics, 9:00 – 11:00, HSA101
February 25 – OIPHER Interprofessional Workshop: Health Professional Roles, 5 pm – 7 pm, Great Hall http://www.ipe.uwo.ca/workshops/nposters/Workshop%202%20poster.pdf
March 4 to 25 – Medicine & History free public lecture series http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/communityprograms
March 6 - Hungry for Change gala http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/hfc
March 10 – Debate: Public vs. Private Health Care, Auditorium A, UH, 5:30 pm
April 15 -  Annual Drug Therapy Day, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
http://www.uwoclinpharm.ca/dday_2009.php
April 16, 17, 18 – Tachycardia


See Schulich event calendar for more event details: www.schulich.uwo.ca/webcalendar/month.php?user=SchulichEvents

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
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Acting Assistant Dean named for Rural and Regional Medicine

Dean Herbert is pleased to announce that Dr. Shamim Tejpar will serve as Acting Dean of Rural and Regional Medicine for the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, effective January 15, 2009 until June 30, 2009. Welcome aboard Dr. Tejpar. More details on Dr. Tejpar’s role can be found at http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/news/index.php?article=000643

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Dr. William Avison recognized by American Sociological Association

Dr. William (Bill) Avison has been named the 2009 recipient of the Leonard I. Pearlin Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Sociological Study of Mental Health from the American Sociological Association. He will receive the award and present the Pearlin Award paper at the ASA Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

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2009 The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Awards

- 2009 Faculty Development Grant
This grant is to support the creation, promotion, and evaluation of, and/or research on, new and innovative methods of faculty development to foster the training of quality teachers.
Value up to $ 5,000
- RCPSC/AMS CanMEDS Research and Development Grant
This grant is to support research, development, and/or implementation of projects to enhance specialty education in the promotion of the key roles for specialists as defined by CanMeds.
Value up to $ 25,000

For application forms and detail of grants visit http://rcpsc.medical.org. For additional info contact: Allison Shaw, Awards and Grants Section, Office of Professional Affairs, RCPSC, 774 Echo Drive, Ottawa ON K1S 5N8, phone ( 613) 730.8177 /  1.800.668.3740, ext  355, fax (613) 730.2410 by e-mail at awards@rcpsc.edu

Deadline: Complete application must be received at Royal College Headquarters by March 2nd, 2009 5 pm ET

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Inspire the next generation: Discovery Day presenters and panelists needed

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame’s annual Discovery Day in Health Sciences takes place on Friday, May 8. Faculty, students and trainees are needed to present workshops on health research or careers to regional high school students interested in health sciences. More than 500 students attended last year’s Discovery Day at Western and Fanshawe College. Buses are provided to shuttle students to off-campus locations and research labs. If you can lend some time to this project, please contact Janice McNorgan at Canadian Medical Hall of Fame at 519-488-2003 or contact Kris Dundas at ext. 86415 or email kris.dundas@schulich.uwo.ca .

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Announcing a Conference on Health Outcomes
June 8-9 – Eastern Canada Health Outcomes Meeting: Advances & Challenges in Using Quality of Life (QOL) & Other Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs), Montreal – Quebec, detail http://www.clinepi.mcgill.ca/Conference/qol%20conference_final.pdf   Western contact Kathy Nixon Speechley: Kathy.speechley@lhsc.on.ca


  
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EVENTS THIS WEEK
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February 09 - Physiology and Pharmacology Seminar: “How Bacteria Can Benefit Human Health”

Speaker: Dr. Gregor Reid
Time: 4:00 pm
Place: Dental Sciences Building Room 3008

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February 10 – Premier Dalton McGuity to Open Wing at Robarts

Time: 3:00 pm
Place: The first floor Atrium at Robarts Research Institute
The Ontario Government invested $12 million in Western/Robarts to renovate the A.M. Cuddy Wing at Robarts and bring two new state-of-the art brain imaging MRIs to the Institute.

 

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February 11 – Schulich Research Lecture: Heart Research

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 pm
Place: Medical Sciences Building Room M282
Speakers: Tom Drysdale, Departments of Paediatrics and Physiology and Pharmacology, Malcolm Arnold, Departments of Medicine and Physiology and Pharmacology and Amanda Hamilton, PhD candidate, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology.
This event is open to all undergraduate students and current graduate students interested in research at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. No registration required. For more information visit
http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/gradstudies


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February 11 – CHRI Seminar Series: Role of PAPP-A as a Critical Growth Regulatory Factor during Fetal Development”

Speaker: Dr. Conover, Mayo Clinic
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Place: LHSC – VH Thompson Amphitheatre
For more info call Paula Granger at (519) 685.8500 x 55455 or email pgranger@uwo.ca


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February 11 - UWO OpenMeds present Queer Film Series

The UWO OpenMeds club invites students, staff, and faculty of the Schulich School to our first-ever Queer Film Series.  We will be exploring a range of issues related to LGBT life and love through film. ALL are welcome - email uwoopenmeds@gmail.com.
Time: 8 pm
Place: DSB 1002
Movie: C.R.A.Z.Y.


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February 12: Interdisciplinary Initiative in Population and Life Course Studies Presents
“Dr. Sharon Manson Singer’s Talk” – President, Canadian Policy Research Network

Title: “Interdisciplinary Research, Lessons Learned”
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Place: Social Sciences Center Room 9430
There are few spots available for graduate students to meet with Dr. Singer at 11:30 on February 12. For more info contact Dr. Lorraine Davies at ldavies@uwo.ca


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ThisWeek@Schulich is a weekly e-bulletin for faculty, staff, students and trainees at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario. It is circulated each Monday by email and posted at www.schulich.uwo.ca.
 
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