2017

  • Dr. George Kim and medical student Melissa Cookson receive Family Medicine Forum award

    December 06, 2017
    Congratulations to Dr. George Kim, Assistant Dean, Rural & Regional Community Engagement and 3rd-year medical student, Melissa Cookson, who received an award for their research poster, “Factors Influencing Faculty Engagement with Canadian Medical Schools” at the Family Medicine Forum, November 8 – 11, 2017, in Montréal, Quebec. This was the largest annual conference for family physicians and many of Schulich Medicine’s research and clinical faculty and staff presented posters, workshops or education sessions.

  • 2018 Awards of Excellence for Faculty in Community/Distributed Sites

    November 03, 2017
    Nominations are now open for the 2018 Awards of Excellence! Recognize the exceptional talent and dedication of faculty in the Distributed Education sites at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.

  • Discovery Health (MedLINCs 2.0) and Indigenous MedLINCs Programs: Inspiring Youth to Reach for Careers in Healthcare

    October 19, 2017
    Five of Schulich’s 1st and 2nd-year medical students, Dylan Russelo, Leah Sinai, John Cameron, Cassie Poole and Kelly MacIsaac, completed the summer elective programs offered through the Office of Distributed Education this past summer. Students in the Discovery Healthcare (formerly MedLINCs) and Indigenous MedLINCs programs engaged in developing programming for summer camps for youth ages 12 through 15, creating outreach programs designed to mentor and inspire youth to consider future careers in healthcare.

  • Chatham-Kent Health Alliance: An Exceptional Model of Distributed Education in a Community Hospital

    October 03, 2017
    The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance is an exemplary teaching community and a leader in regional medical education, providing top-notch educational experiences for medical students and residents at Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. Watch their new video.

  • SRPC Call for Poster and Essay Submissions

    September 29, 2017
    The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada (SRPC) is calling for student and resident submissions for the Rural and Remote 2018 competition. Win a trip and registration to the Rural and Remote 2018 medicine course in St. John's, NL from April 12-14, 2018. Deadline for submission is December 31st, 2017.

  • Student Q&A: Experiencing Indigenous MedLINCS

    August 21, 2017
    Cassie Poole, Medicine Class of 2020, says she glimpsed her role as a future physician after taking part in the Indigenous MedLINCS program this summer.

  • Dr. Puneet Seth's Research Explores Technology use with Older Patients

    July 20, 2017
    Thoughts of the technology revolution in health care tend to invoke images of robotic surgical tools or complex imaging machines. But Dr. Puneet Seth, a faculty member based in Woodstock, and a team of researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute, are showing that even everyday technologies, such as mobile devices, can have a profound impact on health care.

  • New Family Medicine residents to continue training in Chatham

    July 12, 2017
    Two new Family Medicine residents, Dr. Aaron Gross and Dr. Adam McDowall, will continue their residency training at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

  • The Office of Distributed Education has moved!

    July 10, 2017
    The Office of Distributed Education has moved back on campus at Western University as of the week of June 26, 2017. Please visit us at our new home in the Health Sciences Addition, room HSA125. Our new mailing address is Distributed Education, Western University, 1151 Richmond Street N., London, Ontario, N6A 5C1. Our emails and phone numbers remain the same at distributed.education@schulich.uwo.ca, 519-858-5152.