February 2016 Newsletter

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    Commitment to the Community: Anatomy Day

    What happens when you bring together passionate educators and students? At the Windsor Program, it’s led to the creation of Anatomy Day – a learning opportunity for high school students and a chance for Schulich Medicine students to give back to a community they now call home.

  • decorative imageCelebrating our people
    The spring months always bring with them opportunities for us to celebrate our people through the Awards of Excellence, CaRMS match day, and the annual convocation ceremony. I always look forward to these celebrations, and I encourage all of you to learn more about what’s coming up in the next few months and get involved.

  • decorative imageThinking ahead and embracing change
    As we progress into 2016, new courses and rotations are certainly in full swing and change is in the air. The Learner Equity & Wellness office offers a great deal of support and has a number of resources to help you cope with change.

  • decorative imageEvent filled new-year
    The start of the new-year has been an exciting time for all of us and we have been keeping busy with a myriad of events and activities.

  • decorative imageStrategic Planning update featuring Dr. Margaret Steele
    Dr. Margaret Steele provides an update on the Strategic Plan Refresh - what has been accomplished and next steps in the process.

  • decorative imageFaculty Spotlight: Dr. John Villella, Psychiatry
    Dr. Villella keeps a sense of openness and humility and really listens to his patients’ individual stories to provide better care. This approach to patient care forms the foundation of the training he provides to students in the classroom and in the clinic

  • decorative imageEducation Conference
    Dr. James Rourke, former Assistant Dean, returns to Schulich Medicine & Dentistry to deliver the Education Conference's keynote presentation. He will speak about the development of rural medicine at the School and the lessons he's learned along the journey. Learn more and register today

  • decorative imageResident Spotlight: Dr. Ashley Marie Kellam, Department of Family Medicine
    Dr. Kellam feels fortunate to be doing what she loves. From training for the upcoming Boston Marathon to pursuing her passion for palliative care, she is grateful for the outstanding faculty she works alongside and the inspiration her patients give her.

  • decorative imageA change for the better
    Reflecting on his medical school experience, what’s most surprising to Hao Li is how much he has changed as a person. And while he credits the countless opportunities available to students as contributing to that change, he believes the strong interpersonal dynamics in his class and the School culture were major drivers for that change.

  • decorative imageMeet Dhruva Kuma Revanoor – Anatomy Demonstrator
    A medical anatomist with a passion for music, Dr. Revanoor’s academic career has taken him from India and the Middle East to the Caribbean and Canada. In October 2015, he joined the Schulich Medicine Windsor Program team. We sat down with him recently to learn more about his background and his work.

  • New Appointment - Assistant Dean, Windsor Faculty Affairs
    Dr. Lawrence Jacobs has been appointed as Assistant Dean, Windsor Faculty Affairs, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2017

  • Congratulations
    Congratulations to the recipients of the Toldo Foundation Medical Excellence Scholarship, the Dr. Murray O’Neil Scholarship, Dr. Caroline Hamm and Dr. Shanty Rao.