June 2016 Newsletter

  • decorative imageTen trainees represent Schulich Medicine & Dentistry at Canadian Student Health Research Forum
    A special congratulation goes to Nileeka Balasuriya and Melissa Crawford for receiving a CIHR Gold Award, Jessica Blom for receiving a CIHR Silver Award, and Ian Connell and Peter Szabo for receiving CIHR Honorable Mentions.

  • decorative imageCultivating creativity and inspiration in research
    Inspiration and creativity are cornerstones of the research process. Andrew Watson, PhD, associate dean, discusses the importance of dedicating time to creativity and where to look for inspiration

  • decorative imageRolling the credits for another great year
    In his last message for the academic year, Alex Moszczynski, chair, Graduate Students Council, provides an event recap and thanks those who have contributed to the Council's success.

  • decorative imageStaying in touch with his roots
    In 2012, Ibrahim Marwa watched his computer screen helplessly as a building was bombed right before his eyes. Seeing that strengthened his resolve to help the people of Syria — his plan once he graduates with the Master of Public Health Program Class of 2016.

  • Keeping a hand in translational research
    For Dr. Ruby Grewal, associate professor, Department of Surgery, there is nothing more rewarding than seeing the tangible effect of her efforts right before her eyes. In this Q&A, Dr. Grewal discusses the reasons she enjoys her work at the Hand and Upper Limb Centre and why she followed the specific career path she did.

  • Celebrating our achievements
    Congratulations to Julia Abitol, Dante Capaldi, Heather McGregor, Parima Saxena and several other graduate trainees and postdoctoral fellows at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry on their recent achievements.

  • Showcasing pride and spirit at Convocation
    Take a look at the online photo gallery featuring trainees who graduated in this morning's Convocation Ceremony.

  • Congratulating the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Internal Graduate Awards recipients
    We are pleased to announce the 11 recipients of several Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Internal Graduate Awards, including Sarah Svenningsen, Sonya Van Nuland, Tamara Tavares, Andrew Nicholson and more.

  • Register for the Department of Psychiatry Academic Research Day
    The Academic Research Day will take place on June 23 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Parkwood Institute's Mental Health Care Building. The day will feature oral and poster presentations from faculty, clinicians, researchers and trainees and a keynote address from Dr. Brian Mishara.

  • Calling all artists - Calendar submissions accepted until August 31
    Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's pictorial calendar is back by popular demand. Whether you are a photographer, painter, sculptor or you dabble in other endeavours in the visual arts, we would like to receive images of your work.

  • Dean's Video Newsletter - Training clinician scientists
    In this edition of the Dean's Video Newsletter, Dr. Michael J. Strong, Dean, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, discusses the School's role in training clinician scientists.

  • May tweets of the month
    Our community has some important things to say on Twitter. Catch up on the best 140-character thoughts from Khadija Sheikh, Doug Jones, Paula Foster, and other faculty and trainees during the month of May.

  • Top stories from May 2016 Current Affairs
    Did you miss the May 2016 issue of Current Affairs? Read the top stories on seven reasons why being a graduate trainee is great, unlocking secrets of the unconscious brain, and taking time to recognize your achievements.

  • Current Affairs to take a summer hiatus
    Current Affairs will be taking a hiatus for the summer months. Thank you to those who participated in this year's interviews and photo shoots — we enjoyed sharing your stories. During the coming months, we will be planning exciting new content to share with you in the fall.