June 2020 Newsletter

  • decorative imageQ&A with Dr. John Yoo
    From working on the phased return to campus, meeting with department and student groups and getting the foundation established for the School’s next strategic plan, Dr. Yoo’s first few weeks as Dean have been busy.

  • decorative imageYour COVID-19 stories
    Schulich Medicine & Dentistry alumni have demonstrated thoughtful and inspiring leadership throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic. Here is just a snapshot of your important contributions.

  • decorative imageCOVID-19: The latest research, innovations and community outreach
    Schulich Medicine & Dentistry continues to lead on a global scale during the pandemic. Faculty and learners at the School are exploring new ways to test and treat the virus, gaining a better understanding of symptoms, designing and supplying PPE for frontline workers, supporting seniors and providing care to people in the community.

  • decorative imageAchievements Report
    While change has been our constant for the first half of 2020, faculty, staff and learners continue to advance the School’s vision. The 2020 Achievements Report features several success stories from the past year, including national research projects, community and industry partnerships, social responsibility and integrating wellness into residency training.

  • decorative imageCelebrating the Class of 2020
    No one expected that the academic year would be interrupted by a global pandemic and our lives would change so much in such a short time. Students rose to the challenge, surpassing each obstacle the pandemic presented. We celebrate all of their achievements and are pleased to profile a member of each class.

  • decorative imageDr. Douglas Bocking
    The Western community is mourning the death of medical education pioneer Dr. Douglas Bocking, MD’43, a former Dean of Medicine, who died May 9 at the age of 99. He was a gentlemen and scholar who will be dearly missed.

  • decorative imageFirst to 50
    They boldly went were no one had gone before; the first students enrolled in Western University’s dental school. The Dentistry Class of 1970 left a big mark, launching a legacy of exceptional dental education, research and care.

  • decorative imageTake part in the Alumni Engagement Survey
    Your input is important to us. By completing this short, three-minute survey, you will help us customize communications and publications and ensure you are receiving the type of communication you want.

  • decorative imageAccess CDE courses virtually
    Join us for new RCDSO Category 1 live webinars via Zoom. Topics include ethical approaches to finance, conflict resolution in the dental practice and more.

  • decorative imageHomecoming 2020 goes virtual
    While we will not be gathering in person for reunions and Homecoming events, we are excited to celebrate with you in a unique, virtual way. Join your former classmates and fellow alumni to mark your reunion milestone.

  • Announcements
    Congratulations to Ishita Aggarwal, MPH’19, Dr. Ian Ball, MD’02, Dr. Brooke Edwards, MD’19, Sajjad Fazal, MPH’18, Dr. Tarek Loubani, MD’07, Dr. David Naylor, Dr. Jane Philpott, MD’84, Bruce Seet, PhD’02 and Dr. Jane Philpott, MD’84.