The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) has named Dr. Jane Thornton as the recipient of the prestigious Murray Stalker Award for 2018. Dr. Thornton is a resident physician, researcher and advocate for physical activity for the prevention and treatment of chronic disease.
Lorelei Lingard, PhD, has been awarded the 2018 Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education. This international honour recognizes Lingard's contributions to medical education policy in Canada and around the world.
The Government of Ontario is working with medical schools to create more specialized residency spots this upcoming school year for graduates who did not match to a residency position, ensuring that all unmatched graduates are placed.
The Medical Council of Canada has updated their Exam preparation resources web page that contains many different station examples, including a video of a history-taking and physical examination couplet station, an interactive orientation presentation, a link to the MCC Objectives for the Qualifying Examination and much more. Please click through for links and details.
The Transition to Residency program (T2R) is an information session for residents entering into their preliminary phases of their residencies.
The information sessions will take place each Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. in room 146 of the Medical Sciences Building, and will run from July 5 to August 23.
Female surgeons and residents from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry gathered in operating rooms at London Health Sciences Centre’s University Hospital, Victoria Hospital and St. Joseph’s Health Care London this week to add their voices to a global rallying cry for women surgeons.
Dr. Julie Hukui has a natural ability to form instantaneous relationships with patients and their families. This skill, partnered with her tireless commitment to providing the best patient-centred care, is what makes her an exceptional doctor.
Dr. Christopher Watling, Associate Professor, Departments of Clinical Neurological Sciences and Oncology and Scientist, Centre for Education Research and Innovation, has been renewed for another five year term as Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University.
Discerning situational boundaries within the doctor/patient relationship is not always easy and the rules are not always clear. This Academic Half Day will clarify subtleties between boundary crossing and boundary violations.
Drs. Golnaz Naderkhami, Siobhan Telfer and Marie Dion, all residents with the Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, have been honoured with a Sisters of St. Joseph Award of Excellence. They have been recognized for embracing the values of St. Joseph’s Health Care London and making a difference with a positive attitude, sense of teamwork, and patient-centred focus.
Dr. Kaufmann, Director of the Physician Health Program, Ontario Medical Association, brings personal experience to the topic of Resilience in Residency, addressing personal burnout and strategies to optimize performance.