Jessica Prodger, PhD, is on the forefront of HIV research. On World AIDS Day (December 1), we recognize the work of researchers at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry in preventing and treating HIV, and their enduring search for a cure.
Office of Military Academic Medicine opens Under the direction of Dr. Vivian McAlister, the Office builds upon a long-standing relationship between the School and the Canadian Armed Forces, and brings together current education, research and partnership activities. It also positions the School to work more strategically and to identify new opportunities.
Awards of Excellence: Nominations open December 2 It’s time to start thinking about who you’d like to recognize. The School is home to many outstanding staff and faculty – celebrate their accomplishments with an Award of Excellence. Nominations open on December 2. More details arriving in your inbox next week.
Progress continues on renovation and construction projects From renovations at Robarts Research Institute, to planning a new home for Epidemiology & Biostatistics, to continued early works projects for the BioMedical Research Facility – the School’s construction projects are moving forward.
Concussion for non-athletes Most concussions are not sport-related. How do we help people injured in car accidents, workplace incidents, assaults or falls? Laura Graham, PhD, explores how we can translate what we’ve learned from sport and apply it more broadly. The latest in the four-part series, Brainstorm: Straight Talk on Concussion.
Stories of service Faculty members and learners have used their medical and dental training to support the Canadian military for generations – serving their country in times of war, conflict and peace. This month, the School profiled these contributions in a special online series.
Celebrating your achievements Congratulations to Parisa Shooshtari, Rachel Eddy, Robert Hegele, the PEPP Physician Team and many others on the recognitions and honours you recently received.
Discovering a sense of community Social Accountability: Medical student Katherina Baranova asked her wedding guests to support Rowntree’s Evening Meal instead of bringing gifts – a generous act that builds on six years of support for the organization.
Distributed Education Dr. Ian Hons is forging new community connections as the new Regional Academic Director for Oxford.
My six-word story PGY3 Urology resident Dr. Leandra Stringer shares the words of wisdom she lives by.
CPD Update Awards up to $10,000 are available through the CPD Innovation & Research Grant to support your continuing professional development work. Apply by January 11.
WE SPEAK 2020 Western University is once again conducting an employee engagement survey. Faculty and staff at the School will have the opportunity to provide feedback from January 28 to February 14, 2020. Based on feedback from past surveys, the School plans to develop a separate clinical faculty survey in the coming year.
Branding kits – download ready-to-use 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.
Holiday Door Decorating Contest – Submit your photo by December 10 Ring in the holiday season with tinsel, bows and lots of festive cheer. Transform your office door or cubicle for the Holiday Door Decorating Contest. Submit your photo by December 10 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Winners will be decided by an online vote and announced on December 13.
‘Tis the season for giving The holiday season is synonymous with gift giving. Learn more about how you can support Schulich Medicine & Dentistry students and trainees, research programs or new initiatives.
Social Media Resources Promotional posts don’t perform well on social media. How do you get people interested and engaged in your upcoming event? These guidelines will help you use social media effectively to share and promote School events.
Communications Support From graphic design to video production to event planning, the Communications team supports a variety of services at the School. Complete the Project Request Form to get started on your next communications or marketing project.
Events The Imaging Pathogens for Knowledge Translation (ImPaKT) facility officially opened this year. What role will it play in future research? Join us on February 3 for ImPaKT Summit: Our ImPaKT on an HIV Cure. RSVP today.