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June, 2014

Award winners recognized at resident graduation

Thursday, June 26, 2014

More than 200 residents, faculty, staff, and friends gathered to celebrate at Resident Graduation on June 20 and watched as award winners were honoured for their outstanding achievements. … (Read More)

Dr. Susan McNair receives Alumni Award

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Susan McNair on being recognized as one of this year's five recipients of the Alumni of Distinction Awards - Medicine. … (Read More)

Dr. George Kim appointed as Assistant Dean, Rural & Regional Community Engagement

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. George Kim on being appointed as Assistant Dean, Rural & Regional Community Engagement, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2019. … (Read More)

Leading researchers headline See the Line Symposium

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The See the Line Symposium returns with an outstanding line-up of speakers. Dr. Robert Cantu will be the featured keynote speaker. He will be joined by Ravi Menon, PhD, Robarts scientist and professor, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, and Kevin Shoemaker, PhD, professor, Faculty of Health Sciences... … (Read More)

Schools' increased focus on family medicine leading to more family docs for Canadians

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

A recent article in University Affairs looks at the increase in the number of Canadian medical students choosing family medicine and credits the years of work by medical schools with changing students’ perception of family medicine. … (Read More)

CFPC reports on seven wonders of family medicine research

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Research on patient-centered care is among the seven notable studies being carried out by family medicine researchers, according to a new report by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). … (Read More)

Dr. Payne recognized for outstanding contribution

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Bill Payne on receiving the Professional Staff Association Award from St. Joseph's Health Centre for his outstanding contribution to St Joseph's/Parkwood Hospital. … (Read More)

Research led by Dr. Vingilis featured in media

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Dr. Evelyn Vingilis's research crediting tougher penalties for fewer young male driver casualties has been featured in a number of media outlets recently. … (Read More)

PhD pursuit helps doctor see bigger picture

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

When Dr. Helena Piccinini-Vallis (MD, MSc, CCFP) began pursuing her PhD in Family Medicine in 2012, she had a very specific idea of what she wanted to focus on in her research. Now, two years into the program, she credits her coursework with helping her to discover a deeper connection to her work. … (Read More)

Tougher penalties credited for fewer casualties among young male drivers

Monday, June 9, 2014

A new Western University study has found a significant decline in speeding-related fatalities and injuries among young men in Ontario since the province’s tough extreme speeding and aggressive driving laws were introduced in 2007. … (Read More)

Schulich School Helping Retain Physicians

Thursday, June 5, 2014

In a recent article, Noor Jawaid, a student in the Windsor Program, explains why Windsor-Essex is becoming an attractive option for young physicians. … (Read More)