September 06, 2019 Dr. Robert Stein, has been re-appointed as Assistant Dean, Learner Equity & Wellness, Undergraduate, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, effective October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020.
January 30, 2019 Sometimes it is difficult to talk about mental illness…sometimes particularly so for those working and training in the health professions, who feel that others expect them to have it all “together”. Let's work together to make these conversations easier.
January 21, 2019 Western's Psychological Services has announced their series of Winter Wellness Workshops- The Laura Evans Wellness Workshops for the Winter 2019 Term. To register visit: wellnessworkshops.uwo.ca
November 02, 2017 Feeling poorly and need to see a doctor soon? Clinic Seeker, a new, free app, allows you to see local walk-in and urgent care clinics near you. Users can also report on current wait times, allowing you to choose a location where you can be seen soonest. https://clinicseeker.com
October 23, 2017 October 23 – 27, 2017 is Western’s official Consent and Sexual Violence Awareness Week. Members of Western’s Sexual Violence Prevention Education Committee have organized a variety of events and initiatives taking place across campus. You can learn more about all the initiatives by visiting: http://www.uwo.ca/sexualviolence.
September 01, 2017 Are you ready to tackle the challenges that lay ahead as this new school year begins? Learn the tricks that a high performance athlete uses to optimize your academic performance. A new resource, developed by Kyla Vanderzwet, Meds 2020 (and accomplished athlete) can help you get in the game.
January 25, 2017 The stigma associated with mental illness is perpetuated by misinformation. Staying informed is the first step. Read about three commonly held myths, important facts about mental health among postsecondary students, and resources available to Schulich Medicine & Dentistry students in London and Windsor.
September 02, 2016 We are pleased to welcome Rachel Sansone to the Learner Equity & Wellness (LEW) team. Rachel will be serving in the role as student counsellor in London for the next few months, supporting medical and dental students at the London campus.
August 05, 2016 It is with profound sadness that we share the news of the passing of James Bere, the husband of Pam Bere, Manager of the Learner Equity & Wellness Office at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. Our thoughts and prayers are with Pam and her family at this difficult time.
April 27, 2016 This talk will help you gain a better understanding of stress from a holistic perspective and provide you with practical tools to deal with stress while living in a world of intrinsically limited resources
January 27, 2016 Often we use throw-away phrases or words intended to be light or uncomplicated, but these words can hurt. This year, make it your intention to be more mindful in your day-to-day language.
April 28, 2015 Students entering Year 3 and Year 4 (Meds 2017 and Meds 2016) in September 2015 must submit a new Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) to the Learner Equity & Wellness Office by August 15, 2015.
January 20, 2015 With its shorter days, icy winds and chilling cold, winter is not typically a season to get excited about. But it doesn't have to be dreadful! Read on for some ideas to keep you out of hibernation.
January 16, 2015 Most students start the school year with their heads held high, determined to ace every class and do exceedingly better than they did in the previous term. However, high hopes and a good attitude do not guarantee success...read on for more info on how to start the term out right!
December 09, 2014 Schulich Medicine & Dentistry students face countless ups and downs during their academic and professional careers that can be testing and exhausting. Staying resilient is key to handling these challenges with composure and focus...
November 25, 2014 Group work is among the most frequently complained about part of course assignments. Working with several people to achieve a single shared grade can be stressful, frustrating and exhausting. Make it easier for yourself and your group members by avoiding these three common mistakes that compromise success...
November 11, 2014 Students know that while being young and free is great, being broke and hungry is not. Whether you are frugal or budget-oblivious, here are a few tips on saving money to make your student life more comfortable and to help keep your wallet happy...
November 03, 2014 The Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) at London Health Sciences Centre has spent considerable time deliberating on the issue of Influenza Vaccination and a policy requiring Professional Staff and Trainees to be vaccinated has been developed...
October 24, 2014 The Financial Assistance Profile (FAP) for Bursary consideration will be available until October 31st. Students who do not apply by October 31st will have the opportunity to apply for bursary funding again in the second term from the first day of classes in January to February 28th.
June 09, 2014 Congratulations to Erica Lee, Meds 2015, the Ontario Medical Student Association’s (OMSA) Medical Student of the Month for May. Erica is recognized for her work to integrate wellness initiatives into the clerkship year...
April 01, 2014 Congratulations to the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry 2014 student research awards recipients. These award programs in medicine and dentistry aim to foster research excellence and encourage students to incorporate research activities into their future career plans
July 23, 2021 The Undifferentiated Medical Student (TUMS) is a top-ranked Medicine podcast in iTunes (free) about choosing a medical specialty and planning a career in medicine.
You can find it at: http://www.undifferentiatedmedicalstudent.com/