November, 2014

Dr. Cathy Faulds installed as President of the Ontario College of Family Physicians

Friday, November 28, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Cathy Faulds on being installed as President of the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP). … (Read More)

Researchers to refocus public’s attention for World AIDS Day

Friday, November 28, 2014

More people die from HIV/AIDS in a 48-hour period than have died in the entire Ebola epidemic, so far. With 27 million people infected worldwide, HIV/AIDS continues to be the world’s No. 1 killer. … (Read More)

Welcome to Drs. Wang and Wu

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Department is pleased to welcome Drs. Yayun Wang and Lingxia Wu from Nanjing Medical University in Nanjing, China, as they join us for three months to gain first-hand knowledge of how to set up effective family medicine training programs at home using our program as a model. … (Read More)

Using hockey culture in southwestern Ontario to improve men’s health

Friday, November 7, 2014

Thanks to a Men's Health & Wellbeing Challenge Grant from the Movember Foundation, Dr. Robert Petrella and his colleagues from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and the Faculty of Health Sciences are beginning a pilot project called Hockey Fit with the aim of motivating sports fans to get into shape … (Read More)

Western named to Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2015

Thursday, November 6, 2014

For the second year in a row, Western University has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers. The announcement of the Top 100 Employers for 2015 was made in a special section of the Globe and Mail, published November 4, 2014 … (Read More)

Dr. Osmun recognized with CFPC award

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Ted Osmun on being named as a 2014 Family Physicians of the Year Recipient by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). … (Read More)

FMRW online registration closed

Monday, November 3, 2014

Due to the popularity of this year's Family Medicine Residents of Western (FMRW) annual Fall Retreat, we have met capacity and resident registration has now closed. If you have not registered and are still interested in attending, please contact Lin Hill at … (Read More)