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May, 2011 Articles

Schulich PhD graduate awarded Canada's top scholastic honour

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Ken Valyear, who completed his PhD in Neuroscience in December is one of two Western graduate students who will receive the Governor General's Gold Medal at Spring Convocation. The Governor General's Gold Medals are awarded to students … (Read More)

Year one medical students get a taste of rural practice

Friday, May 27, 2011

Mike Verbora was a first year medical student last year when he was asked to scrub-in and assist with a surgery at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital to remove a nail-gun nail from a man's thumb. That same week … (Read More)

Call for applications, Vice-Dean, Research

Thursday, May 26, 2011

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry is seeking applications for the position of Vice-Dean, Research. The Vice-Dean, Research will provide strategic vision, oversight, liaison and communication (internal and external), and advocacy for resear … (Read More)

Hellmuth award lectures Friday

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Lauded for their outstanding contributions to English literature and cancer research, Michael Groden and Ann Chambers will be honored this Friday (May 20) with the Hellmuth Prize, The University of Western Ontario's highest distinction for sustained … (Read More)

Call for applications- Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry is seeking applications for the position of Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education, to be effective September 1, 2011. … (Read More)

Six weeks left to nominate a medical hero

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Canadian Medical Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for its 2012 Induction. Any two individuals may nominate a candidate whose outstanding contributions to medicine and health sciences have led to extraordinary improvements in human health. … (Read More)

In memoriam -Dr. Bruce Squires

Thursday, May 12, 2011

At a Canadian Medical Association leadership conference, Dr. Bruce Squires was introduced as a world-renowned leader in medical journals. He laughed at the idea: "overblown" he declared in a recent interview, but allowed that he … (Read More)

In Memoriam - Vivian Bocking

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Vivian Bocking (BA'82), well-known community leader, volunteer, philanthropist and wife of former Dean of Medicine, Dr. Douglas Bocking (MD'43). … (Read More)

Dr. Bjorn R. Olsen to deliver Bernier lecture

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Dr. Bjorn R. Olsen of Harvard Medical School will deliver the fourth annual Suzanne Bernier Lecture in Skeletal Biology on Friday, May 13 in Auditorium A, third floor, University Hospital … (Read More)

Discovery Days at Western Friday

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Approximately 450 high school students and teachers from London and surrounding areas will have an opportunity to explore careers in medicine and other sciences at The University of Western Ontario this Friday. … (Read More)

Six Canadian medical heroes inducted into the only Medical Hall of Fame in the world

Monday, May 2, 2011

On April 28, six of Canada's most distinguished medical leaders were inducted into the world's only national Medical Hall of Fame, which is located in London, Ontario and is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of Canadian medic … (Read More)