• A proactive approach to professional affairs

    November 23, 2020
    Dr. Bill McCauley, the School’s new Assistant Dean, Professional Affairs, believes that cooperation and education are paramount when it comes to effectively managing challenging professional relationships.

  • Taking action on physician wellbeing

    October 23, 2020
    "It quickly became apparent to me that while it was important to explore and understand the emotional distress faced by physicians and healthcare workers, a solutions-focused approach was an immediate priority," writes Dr. Andrea Lum in this article for Healthy Debate.

  • Learner Equity & Wellness Office changes name to serve learners

    October 07, 2020
    Effective October 2, the Learner Equity & Wellness (LEW) Office at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry will be renamed to Learner Experience. The decision to change the Office name comes after consultation and feedback from faculty, staff, students and School leadership.

  • New School leadership structure announced

    October 02, 2020
    An important step to achieving excellence and differentiation at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is the creation of a new leadership structure, which expands focus on research, scholarship, education and wellness.

  • Dr. John Yoo begins his term as Dean

    May 01, 2020
    Dr. John Yoo, the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry’s 20th Dean, begins his first term effective May 1, 2020 to June 30, 2025.

  • New Schulich dean finds lessons in crisis

    May 01, 2020
    On May 1, Dr. John Yoo stepped into his new role as Dean of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry during an unprecedented moment in human history.

  • COVID-19 Travel Reimbursement Policy

    March 30, 2020
    Due to the changing nature and rapid spread of COVID-19 and the recently communicated Western University travel restrictions where it is required that all travel be cancelled, the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry has adopted a new travel reimbursement policy.

  • Learning from echoes of past plagues, poxes, flus

    March 30, 2020
    The worldwide COVID-19 outbreak is both familiar and concerning to Shelley McKellar, PhD, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine. She sees parallels in the current pandemic with the trajectory of history’s other fast-moving diseases, including the Black Death of the 1300s; the cholera outbreak of the 18th century; the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic; polio’s apex in the 1950s; and modern-day viruses such as HIV, SARS, MERS, H1N1 and Zika.

  • COVID-19 Travel, Education and Visitor Policy

    March 18, 2020
    Due to the changing nature and spread of COVID-19, and in an effort to minimize the potential risk to patients in our care, the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry has adopted a new travel policy relating to all Schulich Medicine & Dentistry clinical/dental faculty, staff, and learners and for those who work in a clinical care environment. The policy oversees travel for international residents, fellows, and visitors who are scheduled to come to Western University for training and or guest lectures. It outlines the process for faculty, staff and learners who are not engaged in clinical or dental care or who don’t work in a hospital or clinical environment, or a research lab in a hospital or clinical care environment.

  • Education and Research Program Changes – COVID-19

    March 18, 2020
    The health and safety of faculty, staff and learners is always a top priority. Western has cancelled classes from Friday, March 13 up-to and including Tuesday, March 17, 2020 to provide instructors and academic support staff adequate time to prepare to deliver course content in alternative ways.

  • Western President’s statement on COVID-19 effort

    March 12, 2020
    Classes are cancelled starting Friday, March 13 up-to and including Tuesday, March 17. Any exams scheduled during this time period will be rescheduled. Starting Wednesday, March 18, classes will be online through to the end of term.

  • Danielle Alcock, PhD, appointed as Indigenous Leader in Residence

    February 04, 2020
    Danielle Alcock, PhD, has been appointed as the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry’s Indigenous Leader in Residence effective February 11.

  • Coronavirus information students, faculty and staff

    January 31, 2020
    Information for Western students, faculty and staff regarding Novel Coronavirus.

  • Relationships and collaboration are central to the philosophy of the new Dean

    January 06, 2020
    “If there is anything I have learned during my life, it’s that relationships matter. As colleagues and leaders our job is to help identify mutual interests, foster collaborations, and forge partnerships,” said Dr. John Yoo. It’s a philosophy that Dr. Yoo will bring with him to his first term as the new dean of Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.

  • New Dean Chosen for Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

    January 06, 2020
    On behalf of Western University's Board of Governors, President Alan Shepard, and the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Decanal Selection Committee, Andy Hrymak is very pleased to announce that Dr. John Yoo has been appointed as the next Dean of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, beginning May 1, 2020 through June 30, 2025.