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Prevention, politics and culture for infectious diseases

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

This is a short piece of journalism that ties in together many aspects of where we are with prevention, politics and culture for infectious diseases. As you read this - ask yourself how this can still happen and realize that this same view of vaccine safety occurs in our society. … (Read More)

Global Health & Innovation Conference 2013 - call for abstracts

Monday, January 28, 2013

The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world's largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference. This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes more than 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students … (Read More)

The Patient Experience: Learning From Those We Serve - January 30th

Monday, January 28, 2013

Reflection is a critical skill for your success in practice to better understand outcomes and processes in patient care. It has been linked with improved patient safety and physician well-being. … (Read More)

ER Grand Rounds Event - January 31

Monday, January 28, 2013

Dr. Gautam is hailed as “The Doctor’s Doctor”. She is the founding director of the University of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine Wellness Program. This program served as the template for the Canadian Medical Association Centre … (Read More)

Follow up to yesterday's CaRMS meeting

Friday, January 25, 2013

I would like to thank each student who shared their lunch yesterday with our team to better understand how to succeed in the CaRMS match. For those who could not attend - it will be available as a videocast. … (Read More)

2013 Examined Life: Writing, Humanities and the Art of Medicine conference

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Registration has opened for the 2013 Examined Life: Writing, Humanities and the Art of Medicine conference. The conference starts on April 11, 2013 … (Read More)

Call for Papers: 4th International Conference on Comics and Medicine

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Brighton and Sussex Medical School in collaboration with Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust and Graphic Medicine invites papers for the fourth international conference on Comics and Medicine. Previous meetings have been held in London, Chicago and Toronto … (Read More)

Reminder: Osler Society Event tomorrow

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Join us for the next Osler Society Event - Military Medicine: Then and Now, tomorrow (Thursday, January 24) from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the History of Medicine Library, HSA 041. … (Read More)

Best of luck to our Year 4 students

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Best of luck to our Year 4 students who are travelling over the next 3 weeks for CaRMS interviews … (Read More)

Reminder for today: Ivey Webinar Event– Under pressure: Forces Driving Change in our Health Care System

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Canada’s health care system faces unprecedented pressures. As future leaders and clinicians, how are you going to contribute to change? … (Read More)

Reminder: CaRMS talk Thursday!

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

You are all invited to attend a CaRMS 2013 session that will take place on Thursday, January 24th from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in MSB 146/MEB 1115. This session will provide insights by the undergraduate and postgraduate decanal team on how changes in the CaRMS match … (Read More)

Thank you!

Monday, January 21, 2013

"We would like to thank Dr. Marjorie Johnson, Pam Bere and their teams who together with outstanding performances by many of our school's students, faculty and graduates delivered a concert on Saturday at Dundas United Church to celebrate the leadership of Dr. Francis Chan … (Read More)

Congrats to the classes of 2015 and 2016 on completing exams!

Monday, January 21, 2013

Congrats to the classes of 2015 and 2016 on completing exams! … (Read More)

Reminder: Dr. Francis Chan concert tomorrow

Friday, January 18, 2013

As you may or may not know, Dr. Francis Chan a Professor in Anatomy and former Assistant Dean, Student Affairs for Schulich Medicine & Dentistry has been off on leave for health reasons since early November … (Read More)

Ivey Webinar Event – Under pressure: Forces Driving Change in our Health Care System

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Canada’s health care system faces unprecedented pressures. As future leaders and clinicians, how are you going to contribute to change? … (Read More)

Stress, Mental Health and Education

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

A recent commission at Queen's University in Kingston has completed a year-long study triggered by tragic events in the Queen's community in 2010 and 2011. Their work has resulted in a number of recommendations, including considering changes in examination schedules and in scheduling classes. … (Read More)

Military Medicine: Then and Now – January 24th event

Monday, January 14, 2013

Join us for the next Osler Society Event - Military Medicine: Then and Now, Thursday, January 24 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the History of Medicine Library, HSA 041. … (Read More)

Concert for Dr. Francis Chan

Thursday, January 10, 2013

A concert has been organized in honour of Dr. Francis Chan which will feature the musical talents of current and former medical students at Schulich Medicine. Everyone is welcome to attend. … (Read More)

CRA Summer Studentship Programs

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

It is never too early to plan for your summer! There is a high demand for new rheumatologists in Canada. The Summer Studentship programs are an excellent way for medical students to garner experience and interest in this subspecialty. … (Read More)

Important OSAP Info

Monday, January 7, 2013

Eligible Ontario students who applied for Full-Time OSAP using the 2012-13 application will have their funding automatically deposited into their bank account in early to mid-January provided; they completed their OSAP application on time … (Read More)

Welcome back!

Monday, January 7, 2013

We hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable holiday season! … (Read More)