This Week@Schulich - February 23

Monday, February 23, 2009

THISWEEK@SCHULICH – February 23, 2009

In this issue:
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Judges needed for Margaret Moffat Research
2009 Career Fair for Medical Students
Dr. Sugantha Ganapathy to receive 2009 YMCA Women of Excellence Award
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Seeking Chair of Medical Imaging
Reminder: Schulich Excellence in Education and Dean’s Awards of Excellence Nominations
Professional Regulation & Discipline Conference


EVENTS THIS WEEK
February 23 – Physiology & Pharmacology Seminar Series: Dr. Robert Moldy
February 24 – Resident Awareness Day
February 25 – OIPHER Interprofessional Workshop: Dr. Carole Orchard
February 26 – Ecosystem Health Interest Group speaker series: Raj Patel
February 27 – Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar Series: Dr. Terry Peters


TAKE NOTE - COMING EVENTS

March 2 – Physiology & Pharmacology Seminar: Dr. Allison Allan, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, DSB 3008
March 4 – Dept. of Family of Medicine: Grand Rounds, 8:30 am – 9:30 am, DO-104, Shuttleworth Auditorium, Monsignor Roney Ambulatory Care Building
March 4 to 25 – Medicine & History free public lecture series http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/communityprograms
March 6 – Dept. of Psychiatry International Guest Speaker: Prof. Stephen Platt, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm, MSB 148
March 6 -  Hungry for Change gala http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/hfc
March 9 – CaRMS Match Day
March 10 – Debate: Public vs. Private Health Care, Auditorium A, UH, 5:30 pm
April 16, 17, 18 – Tachycardia

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


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ANNOUNCEMENTS
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Judges needed for Moffat Research Day
 
Judges are needed for the Margaret Moffat Research Day poster competition.  The event is scheduled for March 26, 2009 in Great Hall, from 12:00 - 4:00 pm
In addition to Schulich faculty, postdoctoral fellows are also invited to serve as judges.
Categories for judging include: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Physiology, Cancer, Cardiovascular, Developmental Biology, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Imaging, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology, Pathology, Signal Transduction, Toxicology, or Other (please specify).
 
If you can assist, contact Tamara Stock at tstock3@uwo.ca with your name and categories you would be willing to judge.


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Career Fair for Medical Students

This is an opportunity for students to review prospective career choices through direct contact with Program Directors, residents and/or displays.  There will be a series of formal presentations by the Associate Dean of Postgraduate Education and the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education. A number of current Schulich residents and students will share their experiences with the CaRMS Match.  All speakers will take questions.

The Career Fair will take place on April 14 at 6:00 pm at The Great Hall, Somerville House. For form registration and details visit http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/education/pge/index.php?page=CareerFair


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Dr. Sugantha Ganapathy to receive 2009 YMCA Women of Excellence Award

Sugantha Ganapathy, of the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, has been selected as one of eight recipients of the 2009 YMCA of Western Ontario Women of Excellence Awards. The recipient for science, technology and health, Dr. Ganapathy is recognized for her leadership in the use of ultrasound to manage acute post-operative pain.

Several other 2009 recipients have close connections to Western. For a profile of Dr. Ganapathy see http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/news/index.php?article=000649 . For more details on the 2009 YMCA Women of Excellence Awards, visit http://www.womenofexcellence.ca/index.html .


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Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Seeking Chair of Medical Imaging

The School is now inviting applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Medical Imaging. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 1, 2009 until the position is filled. For details, see http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/news/index.php?article=000650.

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Reminder: Schulich Excellence in Education and Dean’s Awards of Excellence Nominations

The Nominations for the Schulich Excellence in Education Awards, Dean’s Awards of Excellence for faculty and teams, and Dean’s Awards of Excellence for staff are due Monday, March 23. Details on the awards and nomination process are available at http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/awards/index.php. The awards will be presented at the annual Celebration of Excellence on May 20, 2009. 


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Professional Regulation & Discipline Conference

This conference will examine the public interest by looking at the fundamental elements of regulating the profession and governing the practitioners within a regulated profession.  These range from defining controlled acts, setting standards of qualification for entry into profession, establishing a process for licensing, and taking action against unlicensed individuals, through to setting standards of practice and ethics, establishing continuing competency requirements, defining misconduct, and establishing a process for dealing with complaints.  This conference is designed for Boards, Colleges, Regulatory Bodies, and Associations.  Early registration will close on March 6, 1009.
Date: April 20-21
Place: Crown Plaza Moncton, Moncton NB
To book please call Bernadette Da Costa at (416)238.2751/4616, Fax (416)423.2638 or email Bernadette@acuityforums.ca


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EVENTS THIS WEEK
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February 23 – Physiology & Pharmacology Seminar Series: “Molecular and Cellular Characterization of the ABC Transporter ABCA4 and Its Role in Vision and Inherited Retinal Degenerative Disease”

Speaker: Dr. Robert Molday, University of British Columbia
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Place: Dental Sciences Building Room 3008


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February 24 – Resident Awareness Day

Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Place: LHSC – Victoria Hospital, inside Faye’s Cafeteria on level 3
          LHSC – University Hospital, on level 3 outside the cafeteria


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February 25 –OIPHER Interprofessional Workshop: “Health Professional Roles “

Speaker: Dr. Carole Orchard
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Place: Great Hall, The University of Western Ontario
Student, Faculty, and Health Practitioners welcome!
http://www.ipe.uwo.ca/workshops/nposters/Workshop%202%20poster.pdf


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February 26 – Global and Ecosystem Health Interest Group speaker series: “Stuff and Starved: Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World’s Food System”

Speaker: Raj Patel
Time:  7 pm – 9 pm
Place:  Spencer Engineering Building Room 1059
See poster and bio at http://www.uwo.ca/enviro/Announcements/RajPatelPoster.pdf


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February 27 – Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar Series: “Virtual Anatomy to Guide Interventional Procedures”

Speaker: Dr. Terry Peters
Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Place: Medical Sciences Building Room 148


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To post a notice in ThisWeek@Schulich, please send your information by 12 noon each Friday to Yanti Setiawati in the Dean's Office at yanti.setiawati@schulich.uwo.ca or ext. 80387. 
 

 





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