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Annual FMIG Clinical Skills Day

Saturday, February 8, 2014

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120 Schulich medical students took part in this year’s Annual Clinical Skills Day! 

The day was organized by Schulich’s Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) co-chairs Janina Mailloux, Shawn Segeren and Caleb Van De Kleut.

The FMIG co-chairs would like to offer their sincere gratitude to the 17 physicians and residents from the Department who led workshops for the first and second year students. Some of the workshops included: punch biopsies, IV administration, Magic & Medicine, treating depression, baby delivery, immunizations and suturing.

This year, we were very privileged to have Dr. Kathy Lawrence, the current CFPC president, provide an engaging keynote presentation. She explained her journey to becoming the current CFPC president, as well as her thoughts on family medicine currently and where it may be headed in the future. 

Visit our facebook page to view photos from the event.

Please contact the FMIG Chairs for more information


2012-13

Family Medicine Interest Group Trivia Night

Monday, April 29, 2013
7:00-9:00 p.m.

Grad Club (located in Middlesex College on Western campus)

The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) is pleased to invite you to Trivia Night, their end-of-year event on Monday, April 29th.

Physicians and residents will be grouped with 1st and 2nd year medical students, and each group will compete against each other for the title, "FMIG Trivia Night Champion."

There will also be the opportunity for faculty and residents to meet with medical students interested in family medicine, to share your experiences with them and answer any questions they may have.

FMIG is hoping to have approximately 20 residents/faculty attending from London and surrounding rural areas and 40-50 medical students.

Year 2 Clerkship Information Session

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
4:00-4:50 p.m.
MSB M146 plus VC to Windsor

As part of the Key Topics in Family Medicine Course

The Family Medicine Undergraduate Program Coordinator will present information on how to complete the online selectives form for Family Medicine Clerkship and the community and rotation options available to students.   Deadline to submit the form in Single Sign-On will be in February 2013.   Presentation will be posted in OWL.
Community Site Choices for Clerkship

Annual FMIG Clinical Skills Day

Saturday, February 9, 2013.

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FMIG Clinical Skills Day 2013

120 Schulich medical students took part in this year's Annual Clinical Skills Day! The day ran from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm with lunch provided for the students at the Wave.

This year’s Clinical Skills Day was organized by Schulich’s Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) co-chairs Rachel Brown, Sarah Donaldson and Adriana Pietrzak.

The FMIG Co-chairs would like to offer their sincere gratitude to the 16 physicians and residents from the Department who led workshops for the first and second year students. Some of the workshops included intubation, suturing, breaking bad news, managing depression, basic sports medicine, baby delivery and immunizations.

An engaging keynote presentation by Dr Stephen Whetmore and Drs Bonnie and Shaun Marshall highlighted the variety of opportunities available to students in family medicine, in both urban and rural settings.

Visit our facebook page to view photos from the event.

Please contact the FMIG Chairs for more information.


2011-12

Annual Clinical Skills Day 2012

130 Schulich medical students took part in this year's Annual Clinical Skills Day.

The day was organized by Western's 2011-2012 Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) co-chairs Caitlin VanDeCappelle, Bianca Tomsa and Dale Edwards and the FMIG exec.

17 physicians from the Department organized workshops for the first and second year students.

Workshops included intubation, suturing, breaking bad news, medical records documentation, basic sports medicine, baby delivery and immunizations.

Dr. Wetmore welcomed students and introduced the keynote speaker Dr. Faulds, who presented Why I love going to work.

The day ran from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm with lunch provided for the students at the Wave.

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