Congratulations to Antonios Mamandras, Gordon Payne, Jane Rylett and Penny Thornton who have been named as 2019 Alumni of Distinction at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. They will be recognized during the 2019 Homecoming celebrations along with Sean Bendall, Richard Hawkins and Danyaal Raza.
Research collaborations funded through Seed Grant program Six new interdisciplinary research teams have received funding from the Collaborative Research Seed Grants (CRSG) program at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. The intent of the grants is to promote new collaborations that build on different scientific and scholarly backgrounds, to facilitate breakthroughs in solving research questions in a collaborative manner.
Government of Canada supports HockeyFIT expansion across Canada The Public Health Agency of Canada will invest up to $2.5 million over three-and-a-half years to help expand the Hockey Fans in Training (Hockey FIT) program across the country. This program, which was founded by Dr. Rob Petrella, aims to motivate Canadian adult males to eat healthier foods and become more physically active by incorporating participants’ passion for hockey into the initiative.
Schulich Dentistry accreditation update Schulich Dentistry graduate and postgraduate programs are reviewed for accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC). All four programs are accredited, and the School is now working on meeting recommendations made by the CDAC.
Introducing the 12 MD Program Entrustable Professional Activities With the launch of the renewed MD Curriculum in September 2019, the Association of the Faculties of Medicine of Canada Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) will be integrated into the new four-year curriculum. Learn more about the EPAs, and find out which of your colleagues is on the task force.
Changes to upcoming student reading weeks Effective September 1st, 2019, Fall Reading Week will be scheduled to begin on the third Monday after Thanksgiving and end at midnight on the subsequent Sunday. As a result, the Senate has also approved a new Structure of the Academic year to encompass that each term is twelve weeks in length, comprising of at least 60 lecture days.
Celebrating your Achievements Congratulations to Matthew Cecchini, Lauren Cipriano, Lorelei Lingard, Janet Martin, Andrew Pruszynski and others for their achievements this month.
Student Profile: Accessible Medics A large population of Canadians hesitate when picking up the phone to call 911 in a medical emergency because they aren’t sure how they are going to pay the ambulance fee. Working as a volunteer first responder for St. John’s Ambulance, BMSc student Kevin Zhou witnessed this first hand here in London, and committed to doing something to help.
Research Profile 3D ultrasound gives clinicians a clearer picture to guide treatment for gynaecological cancer.
A decade of laughter and sharing smiles Sharing Smiles Day, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2019, is an informative day where the attitudinal barriers between dental students and persons with special needs are removed and positive relationships fostered.
Improving outcomes for fracture clinic patients The fracture clinic in London, Ontario is a bustling place, with surgeons and trainees often seeing more than 70 patients each day. The busy clinic presents a range of challenges for health care workers, creating opportunities for academic surgeons like Dr. Emil Schemitsch to ask important research questions and hunt for answers.
Refresh your branded templates Branded templates for your e-signature, powerpoint slides, letterhead and more are available for you to use. If you haven’t updated your templates in a while, branding kits are now available for you.
Social Media Wondering how to integrate social media into your academic work? This workshop will answer your questions and share tips and best practices. Register for the session on June 6.
Tips & Tricks Thinking about an event? The Communications & Marketing team is here to help, and have put together a full list of tips and tricks for your planning.
Events Awards of Excellence, See the Line, Homecoming and more. Learn about upcoming events and RSVP today.