Dr. John Yoo begins his term as Dean on May 1. With his first 100 days in sight, he looks forward to understanding the School more deeply by meeting as many people as he can. Join Dr. Yoo at a welcome reception for the campus community on February 5.
Envisioning Our Future During the past few months, the School’s Senior Leadership Team has reviewed more than 160 recommendations focused on the School’s financial and operational systems, opportunities for growth and program improvements for education and research. An update has been prepared outlining the themes and progress made to date.
Coronavirus information for students, faculty and staff Western continues to monitor the ongoing situation with coronavirus, taking direction and sharing information from federal, provincial and local health authorities. The Public Health Agency of Canada has assessed the public risk as low for Canada and Canadian travellers.
Planning and construction continues on all fronts As construction continues at Robarts Research Institute, planning and preparations are underway to support the relocation of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the development of the BioMedical Research Facility.
Changing perspectives The Western Perspective Project, a campaign by the Science Students’ Council, features stories from students and faculty members focused around four themes: loneliness, failure, self-acceptance and healing. The campaign aims to inspire others, shift campus culture and promote mental health awareness.
Welcome and farewell Welcome to new faculty and staff members and farewell to those departing the School for new opportunities.
Celebrating your achievements Congratulations to Mary Lee Myers, Ornela Kljakic, Peeyush Lala and many others on the recognitions and honours you recently received.
Experiencing global learning early From Uganda to Rwanda to Peru, Medicine Class of 2022 students reflect on their pre-clinical electives abroad and how their International Health Equity Learning experiences are shaping their futures.
Bringing infection to its knees A team of basic scientists and clinicians across the School is working to reduce infection rates for millions of people undergoing orthopaedic surgery.
Distributed Education For Dr. Shawn Segeren, a seed planted as a teenager grew into a passion for rural medicine.
Becoming Dr. Dhaliwal On her journey to becoming a psychiatrist, third-year resident Dr. Arash Kaur Dhailwal focuses on the power, privilege and responsibility of listening to patient stories.
CPD Update Are you a physician leader? Learn practical ways you can apply business principles to health care delivery. Management Principles for Physicians is a one-day course offered jointly with the Ivey School of Business.
Website Training Need to update your website but you don’t have Cascade training? Register for the next training session on March 20.
Land Acknowledgement Western’s Indigenous Land Acknowledgement strives to inspire action and commitment to recognizing and furthering relationships with Indigenous communities. This brief guide will help you better understand the purpose of the Land Acknowledgement and how to incorporate it into your next event.
Events One in four high school students have vaped in the past 30 days. Now people are dying from vaping-related illnesses. Hear from experts about this growing issue on March 10. Register today for Generation Vape: The new era of lung injury.