“A lot of the teaching here focuses on the day-to-day realities of medical practice,” said Dr. Seth, Director of Hospitalist Medicine at Woodstock General Hospital and faculty member with Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. “Residents are often shielded from more practical concepts - list splitting, call schedules, billing and staffing - which are a very important and a real part of practice. A community rotation is an excellent time to learn.”
As Dr. Mark Awuku sat down beside the piano to unwind, the names and faces of the many people who have supported him throughout his career flashed through his mind. It was the end of what had been a long and gratifying day, which culminated in a special event held in his honour as he stepped down from his role as Assistant Dean, Faculty and Governmental Affairs.