April 2022 Newsletter

    • Chair's Message - Celebrating Our People
      Each spring, the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry honors faculty with Awards of Excellence. These awards highlight exceptional contributions of faculty and recognize work that enriches life and learning at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry each day. I am extremely pleased that three of our London based faculty were recipients of Awards of Excellence for 2022.

    • Undergraduate Report
      The Year 2 Longitudinal Clinical Elective students have brought new energy to our family medicine clinics. It is lovely to see students in their first clinical experiences having their eyes opened to the breadth of family medicine. It truly has warmed my heart to have these young people in our office.

    • Postgraduate Report
      On April 12, we matched many excellent candidates for CaRMS match. We do have some unfilled positions and will be participating in the second iteration of CaRMS on May 12.

    • Graduate Report
      Recruiting for the 2022-23 academic year continues.  Applications to MClSc Program are being accepted until May 1, 2022. We invite you to explore our website and discover how truly flexible our online learning platform is. For more information contact Liz McInnis at lmcinnis@uwo.ca.

    • Research Report
      Congratulations to Dr. Evelyn Vingilis who is receiving the Schulich Excellence in Education Awards for Graduate/Postgraduate – Distinguished Leader Award.

    • Community Spotlight: London Lambeth Family Health Organization
      Meet London Lambeth Family Health Organization, where each physician brings their own superpower to the group, specializing in care of the elderly, chronic pain, dermatology, palliative care and surgical assistance.

    • MCISc Application Deadline Approaching – May 1, 2022
      Interested in further pursuing academia and research in your career? Our MClSc or PhD Program in Family Medicine could be a fit for you! We invite you to explore our website and discover how truly flexible our online learning platform is.

    • Announcement: Celebrating the 2022 Awards of Excellence recipients
      The 2022 Awards of Excellence recipients enrich life and learning at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry each and every day. Their commitment to the School’s mission, their innovative approaches to their work, and their leadership distinguishes them. It is with great pride that we recognize and honour their achievements.

    • Indigenous graduation 'a day of celebration'
      Medical student Ryan Brooks was among 20 Western students who participated in a special graduation ceremony for Indigenous students on April 1, 2022.

    • Working better together to improve care for patients with complex chronic illness
      Help us understand how you collaborate with your specialist colleagues and how we can improve this collaboration. 

    • Family Medicine Study Guide: “Teaching Outside the Box”
      The Family Medicine Study Guide was the first dedicated primary care app of its kind in Canada. This project has been branded as a “Learn & Give Back” initiative. 100 percent of the app’s profits are donated to various charities around the world.