Dr. Lois Champion started her term as Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education on January 1. She looks ahead at her priorities in the role and the challenges and opportunities facing medical education.
Drs. Ali Bateman, Ernest Chan and Camilla Stepniak are three Schulich Medicine & Dentistry residents who are developing diverse wellness initiatives for their peers in hopes of reducing burnout and enhancing mental health.
Who ‘owns’ the responsibility of completing Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) during residency? How do we engage in better feedback in clinical settings? This month, residents and faculty members came together to learn and build understanding at a retreat dedicated to competency-based medical education.
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry strives to create an environment that is inclusive and culturally safe for all people and is working to specifically address the health of Indigenous peoples and communities. A new position for an Indigenous Leader in Residence (ILIR) has been created at the School.
Bluewater Health will soon host a medical resident for a year-long specialization in emergency medicine, the first residency program in the Sarnia hospital’s ongoing collaboration with Schulich Medicine, Western University.
Congratulations to the 2019 PARO (Professional Association of Residents of Ontario) Award Recipients from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Dr. Daniel Grushka, Dr. Bharat Markandey, and Anish Naidu, Medicine Class of 2019.
In recognition of her contributions to science, medicine and education, Dr. Garcia is being honoured with a 2019 YMCA Women of Excellence Award. Her impact as a medical educator, clinical leader and mentor has been profound. In a culture with few female leaders, she stands as a role model who values all voices and perspectives.
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.