November 2015 Newsletter

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    A good thing

    Dr. Dale Ziter, MD'82, received the Regional Family Physician of the Year Award, presented by the Ontario College of Family Physicians. After 33 years, the beloved physician and teacher still loves getting up in the morning, going to work, looking after his patients and teaching. For Dr. Ziter – it’s a good thing.

  • decorative imageA foundation of pride
    The success of Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) Annual General Meeting, our strong accreditation results and , Dr. Ziter’s receipt of the Regional Family Physician of the Year Award, have all contributed to an overwhelming feeling of pride for the Windsor Program. I’m pleased to celebrate all of those involved and look forward to what the remainder of the year will bring.

  • decorative imageAn open door
    Feeling stressed? The LEW Office is here for you. We are always happy to talk to you, whether it be about the pressures of academic demands, relationship issues, personal crises, or other matters, we have an abundance of resources and our door is always open.

  • decorative imageMaking connections
    During the past few months, students have been making connections at the CFMS conference, through mentorship programs, intramurals, integration weekend and with the community. First semester has definitely flown by, but it has been great to see everyone get involved.

  • decorative imageUME Program receives full accreditation status for eight years
    The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry's Undergraduate Medical Education program has received full accreditation status for eight years. We are proud of the eight-year accreditation status that was earned as a team effort from faculty, staff, residents, health care partners, graduates and our students through strong leadership and tireless collaboration.

  • decorative imageThe value of mentorship
    Mentorship made a difference to Dema Kadri. The mentee has now become the mentor and is greatly benefiting from the experience.

  • decorative imageHeart and Soul
    For Bill and Julie Dodd, education has always been a way of life. Now they are enthusiastically sharing their expertise, decades of experience and their heart and soul with medical students in the Windsor Program.

  • decorative imageJoin the conversation: Strategic Planning
    Register to participate in a focus group, or take a few minutes to answer the survey, in preparation for a refresh of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry’s strategic plan.

  • decorative imageAwards of Excellence – Windsor Program nominations
    Consider nominating one of your peers for one of the many distinguished Awards of Excellence offered through the Windsor Program.

  • decorative imageResident Spotlight: Dr. Wendy Kennette, Department of Family Medicine
    Dr. Kennette is ecstatic to train in her hometown where she plans to practice. She believes the Windsor Program offers an excellent one-to-one experience with faculty, a diverse multi-cultural patient population, and a wonderful community.

  • decorative imageCommitment to the Community - Altitude: Healthcare Mentoring
    Erfun Hatam and Alex McDougall, Medicine Class of 2018 are giving back to the local university community as co-leads for the Altitude: Healthcare Mentoring program in Windsor. Surpassing all expectations they have matched 33 University of Windsor first-year undergraduate students with 33 undergraduate medical students.

  • decorative imageCFMS success and wrap-up: Yousif Atwan
    Windsor campus hosted the Canadian Federation of Medical Students Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM provided students with a great opportunity to learn about ongoing initiatives and news from across the country.

  • Congratulations to...
    Congratulations to Dr. Greg Hasen, Jonathan Williams and Jennifer Fournier, Medicine Class of 2018, and the recipients of the Clerkship awards: Dan Gillett, Natalie Binnett, Jordon Charlebois, Zachary Zytner, Andy Zhang, Heather Khey-Beldman, and Nikki Quinn.