December 16, 2016 Since 2008, scores of Schulich Medicine – Windsor Campus students have counted themselves among the lucky ones who have benefited from Lana Lee’s passion for education, pragmatism and thorough approach to teaching.
December 06, 2016 It was an idea born out of necessity; a smart-phone app that allows health care providers to message each other about patient care in a secure and confidential way. PageMe is a first-of-its-kind app, developed in partnership with Dr. Brian Rotenberg, associate professor at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry.
December 05, 2016 Residency interview season is here. Check out this Q&A with the residency program director at the University of Utah for advice on standing out from other applicants and putting your best face forward.
November 29, 2016 The UBC Medical Journal is a student-organized academic journal striving to engage students in dialogue in medicine. The Journal is now accepting high-quality submissions for the Fall 2017 issue, with the theme of precision medicine.
November 24, 2016 Dr. Reid will be presenting a lecture on his renowned probiotics research to students on December 5. He was recently elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his global leadership in this area.
November 21, 2016 The MLHU is hosting a free screening of Milk - Born Into This World, a documentary about the politics, commercialization and controversies surrounding birth and infant feeding around the world.
November 17, 2016 As the inaugural RAD in this region, Dr. Webster is looking forward to continuing to support rural medical education. He has been a faculty member with Schulich Medicine & Dentistry for the past decade, mentoring many learners in his Owen Sound urology practice.
November 16, 2016 Each year, as part of their orientation experience, incoming first-year medical students work together to compose a mission statement for their class that reflects the vision of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry from a personal and professional perspective.
November 15, 2016 Are you interested in a Pre-clinical Summer Elective or Clinical Science Elective abroad? This information session will provide an overview of the application process, opportunities abroad, as well as relevant bursaries and scholarships.
November 14, 2016 The International Pediatric Emergency Medicine Elective (IPEME) is a unique learning opportunity for twelve Canadian, Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian medical students to enhance cross-border understanding, trust, and cooperation among future physician leaders. This elective experience involves a clinical and global health oriented curriculum.
November 10, 2016 Attention Windsor Campus students. Present your research at the University of Windsor's UWill Discover Research Day, a campus-wide conference that celebrates research, ideas, inventions and creative activity.
November 08, 2016 The magazine accepts all forms of writing and artistry related to medical school – including scholarly articles, opinion pieces and poetry. Learn more about the submission process and how to get involved.
November 08, 2016 As a Métis medical student, Amanda Sauvé is a strong leader and advocate for Indigenous health. She recently received a Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award in recognition of her community efforts.
November 07, 2016 In the second installment of the R.E.A.L. Life series, we follow faculty member Dr. Puneet Seth and second-year resident Dr. Rachel Orchard as they complete patient rounds at Woodstock General Hospital. Discover the day-to-day learning experiences taking place in this community hospitalist practice.
November 03, 2016 Learn about the research advances in chronic lung disease that are having an impact on how patients with asthma and COPD are treated. Register for this free event by Monday, November 7.
November 01, 2016 Presented by The Interdisciplinary Initiative in Applied Indigenous Scholarship at Western. Chris Andersen, PhD, Professor, University of Alberta, will discuss understanding Métis as Indigenous people. November 7. Learn more.
October 28, 2016 Schulich Medicine & Dentistry came together with the Faculties of Law and Arts & Humanities this semester to provide a unique learning opportunity for students around the medical assistance in dying (MAID) legislation.
October 26, 2016 Change is a staple in the diet of everyday life, and as a health professional, your life will be full of change. I urge you to understand each change that impacts you as an opportunity be an advocate and participant – make a difference and help make change for the better.
October 24, 2016 The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is sponsoring its 35th annual poetry writing competition during the 2016-2017 academic year. The competition is open to students attending colleges of medicine or osteopathy in the United States and Canada.
October 20, 2016 Three-month summer studentships in the amount of $5,500 are available to undergraduate students registered in a Canadian university for a supervised project in the history of medicine.
October 18, 2016 In this first installment of the R.E.A.L. Life series, follow faculty member Dr. Timothy Burns and three Schulich Medicine & Dentistry residents as they complete morning rounds, and discover the mentorship and training that prepares the School’s learners to manage critically ill patients.
October 13, 2016 The History of Medicine Office is pleased to present the 2016 Visiting Speaker Series on October 18. Join Dr. Jacalyn Duffin and explore the creation, impact and possible demise of the stethoscope.
October 11, 2016 Join us for an informative community lecture and plaque unveiling commemorating alumnus Dr. Edwin Seaborn, MD'1895, and his service during World War One. Nina Bozzo, a PhD candidate specializing in the history of Canadian Medical Units, will highlight the efforts of Dr. Seaborn in England and France during the war years.
October 05, 2016 The Marty Kelman and Gilda Tanz Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award recognizes leadership through community involvement, superior interpersonal and communication skills, academic excellence and an established interest in advancing knowledge.
September 22, 2016 There is still much work to be done to achieve the goal of making Ontario a fully accessible province by 2025. The Accessibility Forum is a unique opportunity to hear from those experiencing disabilities and to learn more about how you can take an active role in reducing barriers.
September 20, 2016 The UBC Medical Journal is a student-organized academic journal striving to engage students in dialogue in medicine. The Journal is now accepting high-quality submissions for the Spring 2017 issue entitled “Technology in Medicine".
September 19, 2016 Dr. Robert Stein has been appointed Assistant Dean, Learner Equity & Wellness, Undergraduate, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, effective October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2019.
September 09, 2016 Join us for a thought-provoking presentation on "The Heartbreak of Physician Suicide: A Schulich Medicine Graduate's Attempt to Make a Difference" with 2016 Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer Award recipient Dr. Michael Myers, MD'66.
September 08, 2016 The YouME Blog is looking for enthusiastic and capable writers who want to share their perspectives, experiences and reflections with the Schulich Medicine and Western University community. This is a unique opportunity to build writing, journalism and narrative skills.
September 02, 2016 We are pleased to welcome Rachel Sansone to the Learner Equity & Wellness (LEW) team. Rachel will be serving in the role as student counsellor in London for the next few months, supporting medical and dental students at the London campus.
September 02, 2016 Schulich Medicine students Ramona Neferu, Medicine Class of 2018, and Alice Yi, Medicine Class of 2019, interview Dr. Richard Kim, Chair of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, about the future of personalized medicine and his roles as clinician, researcher, administrator and teacher. Read the complete UWOMJ article.
August 30, 2016 Congratulations to Meds 2017 on completing your Clerkship year. I wish you each success in Clinical Science Electives, as you travel near and far to advance your clinical skills and decision making. To Meds 2018 - welcome to Clerkship!
August 30, 2016 Welcome Medicine Class of 2020! Your next four years at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry will be busy, but full of excitement and incredible opportunities. The Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Communications Team is here to share your achievements, involvement and big ideas.
August 29, 2016 Welcome to the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry! You will be a member of Meds 2020, part of one class – two campuses. We look forward to working with you during four years of study in UME and possibly beyond into residency at our School.
August 26, 2016 Schulich Medicine students and surgical residents attending the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress in October in Washington, D.C. are invited to attend the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) Mixer.
August 03, 2016 Dr. Michael Myers, MD'66, will give a thought-provoking Dean's Distinguished Lecture on physician and medical student suicide - an area of research he specialized in and is known nationally and internationally for.
July 20, 2016 In this powerful video Rowan Stringer's parents and Lisa MacLeod, MPP, share Rowan's story as they work together to champion for concussion education. Join them at the See the Line Community Symposium on August 10, 2016. Medical students can also attend the morning CME session for free.
July 11, 2016 Dr. Fawad Ahmed, MD'13, is what all the boosters for the long-awaited medical program in Windsor wanted: a family doctor who would study and stay in the city. Read the complete Windsor Star article to learn more.
July 07, 2016 Western University and the University of Windsor today re-signed an Affiliation Agreement for the operation of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry - Windsor Campus for another 10 years.
June 27, 2016 Whether you are a photographer, painter, sculptor or you dabble in other endeavours in the visual arts, we would like to receive images of your work for the School's annual Pictorial Calendar. Open to all Schulich Medicine & Dentistry alumni, faculty, staff and students. Submission deadline is August 31.
June 24, 2016 Dr. Amer Burhan, chair, Geriatric Psychiatry, is working with Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's Distributed Education faculty as far north as Owen Sound, where there is a growing number of senior patients with mental health concerns.
June 07, 2016 Designed for medical students and practising physicians, medskyl.com is an online resource to learn and review the fundamentals of clinical medicine. Its mission is to make medical education more effective and more accessible whether you are studying for exams or earning CME credits.
June 03, 2016 Take time to learn more about yourself and others during these summer months. And return refreshed and ready to carry on your journey to learn and improve your competence as a Canadian health care professional.
May 31, 2016 I'm pleased to see that the media in the local communities is taking an interest in your involvement at their medical centres and hospitals during Discovery Week. A reminder that the School follows several guidelines, and I am here to help in these situations.
May 31, 2016 Drs. Gary Tithecott and George Kim share a special thank you for the faculty members, health team professionals, patients, families and communities who have shared their time, resources, hospitality and wisdom with the Medicine Class of 2019 during Discovery Week.
May 26, 2016 Brenda McLaughlin’s passion for education has taken her from the simulation lab to missions in Africa and Central America which ultimately enriches the learning experiences of her students.
May 17, 2016 Arend Strikwerda, Medicine Class of 2016, graduates with a Doctor or Medicine this month. He is thankful for the people and experiences at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, and is looking forward to a bright future in paediatrics.
May 11, 2016 The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Education invites students from all four years of medical school to attend the ACS Clinical Congress in Washington, DC and participate in a special three-day program designed especially for them.
May 09, 2016 Gerry Cooper, EdD, associate dean, discusses the importance of Communication, Collaboration and Health Advocacy in medical education, and concludes with wishes for the Medicine Class of 2016, graduating on May 13.
May 03, 2016 As part of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry’s Distributed Education program, undergraduate and postgraduate learners are afforded vital opportunities for hands-on learning throughout their medical education. For the Office of Distributed Education, this means that the majority of their work is focused off-campus.
May 02, 2016 In April, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry honoured the Windsor Campus Awards of Excellence recipients and the graduating Class of 2016. It was a tremendous evening of celebration for students, faculty and staff. Enjoy a photo gallery highlighting some of the special moments from the evening.
April 22, 2016 Hear from respected physician leaders from varied backgrounds and disciplines to help navigate the path on your own leadership journey at the Physician and Leadership Essentials conference. The event is being offered as an in-person conference and live webcast.
April 15, 2016 Register today for Evaluation, Resilience, and Sustainability in Family Mental Health & Addiction Peer Support: A Research and Innovation Symposium. Hosted by the Southwestern Academic Health Network (SWAHN).
April 04, 2016 As this year's Medicine interview weekends have come to an end, the Admissions team would like to give a huge shout out to all of you. We can't thank you enough for your efforts, warmth and enthusiasm in all capacities.
March 22, 2016 Gifts are wonderful opportunities for reflection. After all, the main thing one should do on receiving a gift is to be grateful for it. This past week, I was privileged to receive two separate gifts that were meaningful to me. Two opportunities for gratitude. Let me explain.
March 16, 2016 The medical students of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry are proud to present the 61st annual Tachyardia, the fantastic medical, musical comedy guaranteed to get your heart racing!
March 15, 2016 The Canadian Federation of Catholic Physicians' Societies is hosting the Dave McCann Student/Resident Scholarship, an essay contest on an aspect of medical ethics that would be of interest to Catholic physicians. Submission deadline is April 22. Learn more.
March 14, 2016 If you have an excellent piece of coursework then international recognition is only a few steps away! The Undergraduate Awards acknowledges excellence in undergraduate academia from the sciences to arts and humanities. Students selected for these prestigious awards have the opportunity to have their work published and will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Dublin, Ireland.
March 10, 2016 The Research and Education Foundation (REF) of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) offers opportunities to recognize outstanding medical students through the Honours and Awards Program.
March 04, 2016 Ryan Renn, Medicine Class of 2016, will be bringing the lessons he’s learned at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry back home to make a positive difference in the health of his First Nations community.
February 29, 2016 Dr. Henry Lee is one of the world's foremost forensic scientists and has worked on many famous cases. He will be delivering a lecture at Western Law on March 2 about his work and life experiences. Learn More.
February 25, 2016 Applications are open for this one-week program for first- and second-year medical students taking place from June 6 to 10. This is your opportunity to hear from world-class speakers, interact with practising psychiatrists and work with patients. Learn more.
February 24, 2016 Imagine yourself and a group of high school students are dropped off in the Arctic wilderness with only canoes and camping gear. Your destination is more than 1,300 kilometres away and you’ll be asked to handle all medical emergencies. Are you panicking yet? North de Pencier, Medicine Class of 2019, would probably be celebrating because it means another summer as a canoe guide is about to begin.
February 19, 2016 Please read this memo from Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. It provides an update on the Zika virus and shares resources which reflect the current state of knowledge on this disease.
February 16, 2016 Purchase your tickets today for the Hungry for Change Gala. This semiformal event raises money for global health electives. This year’s theme is Innovations in Health Access. Tickets are $50 for students.
February 12, 2016 The City of London is launching a transportation initiative called Shift, with a focus on rapid transit. The Western community is encouraged to get involved and share their feedback. Learn more.
February 05, 2016 The Summer Medical Student Scholarship Program is an exciting experience in academic developmental pediatrics and pediatric rehabilitation, and is open to all second-year medical students in Ontario. Scholarship funding is $4,000 for 10 weeks between June and August.
February 04, 2016 The Black Physicians Association of Ontario (BPAO) is a steadily evolving and growing community organization that is focused on excellence in health care and improving the health and wellness of the Afro-Caribbean population of Ontario.
February 02, 2016 The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides funding to student research projects abroad, providing an opportunity to strengthen collaborations, develop research skills and expand professional networks.
January 26, 2016 Ryhana Dawood reflects on her experiences with the Palliative Education And Care for the Homeless (PEACH) team in Toronto and the role social circumstance plays in access to palliative care. Read the full CMAJ blog post.
January 21, 2016 Thank you for meeting with me last week. The exchange of information and dialogue was invaluable and provided great feedback on what would be helpful for you with respect to data and service offerings.
January 19, 2016 Join us for Discover Robarts to get an up-close look at how scientists at Robarts Research Institute are answering questions that will have an impact on some of today’s most devastating diseases.
January 18, 2016 The Windsor Program's Awards of Excellence celebrate the commitment and dedication of faculty, staff and students. As mentors and role models, the recipients each year are distinguished by their leadership skills and embodiment of the values of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.
January 12, 2016 Mitchell Canes, Jessica Siu and Daniel Stojanovic, Medicine Class of 2018, received second place in Western University’s World’s Challenge Challenge for their proposed solution to the issue of vitamin A deficiency around the world.
January 08, 2016 “His case is mind-blowing,” says Adrian Owen, a neuroscientist at Western University who has been investigating one of the most mysterious, least understood phenomena: human consciousness.