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April, 2013 Articles



AFMC Scholarship Program

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Please look over the request for applicants to the AFMC scholarship program being circulated this mid week by email form UME … (Read More)

MCAT Video Competition

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Do you know someone who would be great at making a short video explaining a difficult concept or writing some challenging questions to help test a concept? If so, the Khan Academy team would love to get your help … (Read More)

Photos from CCME Meeting

Monday, April 29, 2013

Check out some photos of the CCME Meeting last week and a few of our poster presenters. … (Read More)

Ontario College of Family Physicians info for you – including debt relief details

Monday, April 29, 2013

The Resident Committee for the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP) has some info that is relevant to you now (especially if you are in clerkship, and especially if you are considering family medicine as a career). If you are graduating this year … (Read More)

Canadian Conference on Medical Education Feedback from Gerry Cooper

Friday, April 26, 2013

I've just returned from the 2013 Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) in Quebec City. Since 2005, this conference has been cooperatively organized by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), the Canadian Association of Medical Education (CAME) … (Read More)

Meds and Residents - opportunities in Engaging Students in Public Health project

Thursday, April 25, 2013

This is a 30-month national project to enhance the teaching and profile of clinical public health in Canadian medical education. The project centres on three concurrent activities: engaging students to create innovative public health learning tools … (Read More)

Congratulations to Dr. Carla Garcia, Ms. Anna Farias and Dr. Michael Ott

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Carla Garcia ( Psychiatry), Ms. Anna Farias (Anatomy) and Dr. Michael Ott (Surgery) " who were awarded CAME Certificate of Merit Awards that recognize and reward faculty committed to medical education at the Canadian Conference on Medical Education this past week. … (Read More)

Society of Rural Physicians Annual Rural and Remote Medicine Course

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Great showing of our students with a passion for rural medicine in defending posters at the Society of Rural Physicians Annual Rural and Remote Medicine Course in Victoria BC! … (Read More)

Last chance to register for the 27th Annual Geriatric Medicine Refresher Day

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Register now for the 27th Annual Geriatric Medicine Refresher Day hosted on May 1, 2013 at the London Convention Centre. Included in the days itinerary is Plenary speaker Dr. Samir Sinha, Ontario Senior Strategy Provincial Lead, presenting on where we stand as a province regarding elder care … (Read More)

Congrats MEDs - Tacchycardia 2013 raised over $120,000

Monday, April 22, 2013

Congratulations to Meds 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 and an especial gratitude to Sir. Fredrick Banting SS for the success of Tacchycardia 2013 in raising over $120,000 for Regional HIV/AIDS Connection … (Read More)

Lights, camera, action! Calling all MEDS interested in participating in a Schulich Medicine & Dentistry promo video

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is in the process of working with a video production firm to create a new School video. The purpose of the video is to further promote the School as a preeminent, research intensive medical and dental school … (Read More)

From the desk of Gerry Cooper - Windsor Awards of Excellence

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

As many of you will know, last night the Windsor Program celebrated its 2012-13 Award of Excellence recipients and the MEDS-2013 Class. This actually was a pilot of what we hope will become the Windsor Program's signature event to be held annually at this time of year … (Read More)

The Family Medicine Sponsorship Program – Application Deadline May 15

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The Family Medicine Sponsorship Program is a new program developed by the Department of Health and Wellness in year 2013. The program will provide funding for three medical students per year for a five year pilot period … (Read More)

Want your parents to hood you at convocation?

Monday, April 15, 2013

Parents/Close Family Members of Graduates of the MD program can opt to hood you at convocation if they are on faculty at a Canadian or US University. Please have your parents/family members fill out this form to let us know they are interested in participating in this way … (Read More)

Tachycardia – Have fun

Friday, April 12, 2013

We hope everyone has a great time at Tachycardia tonight and tomorrow. Please send us your pictures and we will put together an album of highlights … (Read More)

From the desk of Gerry Cooper - research culture!

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

It was with great pleasure that Dr. Figlewicz, Dr. Awuku, Mike Farquhar and I joined you last night to chat about the developing research culture at the Windsor Program. We were absolutely delighted to see so many of you in attendance … (Read More)

From the desk of Gerry Cooper - Thank you

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

This past weekend was the second installment of the admission interviews. My wife and I attended as interviewers on Saturday, April 6. We were both so impressed with the wonderful turnout of our students who played various roles from interviewers to greeters … (Read More)

The Dr. Percy Demers Medical Student Bursary Program

Friday, April 5, 2013

In honour of Dr. Demers’ contribution to our community and hospital, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital is offering an annual bursary in his name recognizing a medical student, nominated by one or more of his or her peers … (Read More)

Reminder: Apply now for Canada Student Loan forgiveness

Thursday, April 4, 2013

The application for Canada Student Loan forgiveness for family doctors and nurses who serve in a rural or remote community is now available online … (Read More)

Profiles of Excellence – Daniel Pepe

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Have you seen the Profiles of Excellence video feature on Daniel Pepe, MEDS 2014, yet? … (Read More)

Choices Newsletter, an informative resource

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Published four times a year, Choices provides pertinent information about specialty choice, getting into residency, and other important guidance related to medical student career-planning … (Read More)