Announcement: Dr. Stewart Harris reappointed as the Canadian Diabetes Association Chair in Diabetes Management
January 31, 2019
Dr. Stewart Harris has been reappointed to his third term as the Canadian Diabetes Association Chair in Diabetes Management at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2023.
January 30, 2019
A recent survey by the Canadian Medical Association found that a significant number of resident doctors are suffering from burnout and depression. Dr. Caroline Just, PGY5 Neurology, says these experiences need to be supported with empathy from peers and colleagues. She shares more about the increasing incidence of mental health issues, the culture of medicine and how residents can support one another.
January 30, 2019
The Western Perspective Project was designed with a goal of helping to normalize failure in academic and non-academic settings. "We are so proud of the impact this campaign has had and we hope it continues to make students understand that failure is a normal part of life and that everyone has experienced it," says Montana Hackett, one of the Project's student organizers.
January 25, 2019
Health researchers in London were awarded more than $10 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, with $7.3 million supporting projects through Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and $2.8 million through Lawson Health Research Institute.
January 11, 2019
Dr. Francisco Olea-Popelka has been appointed as the Beryl Ivey Endowed Chair in One Health, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective Jan 2, 2019 – Jan 1, 2024.
January 10, 2019
Dr. Ross Feldman was one of 103 Canadians awarded one of the nation's highest honours recognizing those "whose service shapes our society; whose innovations ignite our imaginations; and whose compassion unites our communities."
Media Release: Women with complications after pelvic mesh implants at increased risk of depression and suicide
January 09, 2019
Women who require more surgery for complications after a mesh-based sling procedure have an increased risk of depression and self-harm behaviour, according to a new study led by Dr. Blayne Welk from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Lawson Health Research Institute, and ICES.