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ScADS session last Monday - material is posted

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Our thanks to the over 100 students between two campuses who spent lunch learning through a collaborative staff, faculty, student ScADS session yesterday about the research opportunities in UME over the summer between Years 1,2 and 2,3 … (Read More)

Happy Halloween

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Wishing everyone a safe and happy Halloween … (Read More)

Calling all our Meds interested in Emergency Medicine - Wilderness Medicine Conference

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Marshall University is hosting the 7th Annual Southeast Student Wilderness Medicine Conference March 15-16. Join them for a weekend wilderness experience in the wild and wonderful hills of West Virginia … (Read More)

OMSA and CFMS Opportunities for Meds

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

OMSA and CFMS have a number of upcoming events and opportunities for medical students including the 36th Day in Primary Eye Care for Family Physicians … (Read More)

CHEC-CESC Virtual Patient Challenge 2013-14

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) and Canada Health Infoway are proud to announce the CHEC-CESC Virtual Patient Challenge 2013 as part of the AFMC-Infoway Physician in Training e-Health Curriculum and e-Learning initiative … (Read More)

Last chance to apply for the Public health learning tools challenge - 1st place receives $2500

Monday, October 28, 2013

Want to make an impact towards a healthier future for all? Create a cartoon, video, game or other creative teaching tool that addresses a key area of public health or preventive medicine and you could win one of 13 available cash prizes … (Read More)

Notice of Reduced Hours - Learner Equity & Wellness Office

Friday, October 25, 2013

The Learner Equity & Wellness Office in London will be operating on modified hours for the next few weeks due to reduced staffing for the period of Oct 28 - Nov 8. … (Read More)

Western’s Mental Health e-Learning Module

Friday, October 25, 2013

Western has just launched the mental health e-learning module for students, staff and faculty at the University. Mental health issues affect 1 in 3 people in Canada – including members of our student, staff and faculty community … (Read More)

OMA Financial Risk Management Lunch n’ Learn tomorrow - Windsor

Thursday, October 24, 2013

You face financial risks now and will continue to as you transition through your career. OMA is hosting a Lunch n’ Learn to discuss how you can manage those risks now and into the future. The session focuses on how to use life and disability insurance to manage those risks. … (Read More)

Let’s make our day harder - a video exploring technology’s impact on our health

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Dr. Mike Evans' video is a review of some of the science around how our typical days have shifted with technology and culture and the impact on our health … (Read More)

Guiding Practice: Current Issues in Gender, Sexuality and Health Conference

Monday, October 21, 2013

Guiding Practice: Current Issues in Gender, Sexuality and Health is an interprofessional conference that will explore the health and healthcare needs of diverse LGBTQ2+ communities … (Read More)

Saving a Generation: Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in the Developing World

Friday, October 18, 2013

Join us for a Western Global Health Research workshop November 7: "Saving a generation: maternal, newborn and child health in the developing world." … (Read More)

Meds 2017 Mission Statement

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Congratulations to our Meds 2017 on creating their mission statement. … (Read More)

Want to make an impact towards a healthier future for all? Apply now for the Public health learning tools challenge

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Want to make an impact towards a healthier future for all? Create a cartoon, video, game or other creative teaching tool that addresses a key area of public health or preventive medicine and you could win one of 13 available cash prizes … (Read More)

Rapport feature - Making medicine a family affair

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

For the Howard family children, being raised by parents who are doctors lent itself to some very different childhood experiences. Instead of learning just colours and shapes, they were taught the different bones and muscles of the body. … (Read More)

Rapport feature - Growing through reflection

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Oprah would call it an “Aha moment.” In the second year course Key Topics in Family Medicine, students are asked to reflect upon and write about a past experience to identify the impact the experience has had on them … (Read More)

Mental health social media competition

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The Council of Ontario Universities (COU) is pleased to announce the launch of a new social media competition, Mental Health 2.0. This contest is open to all grad and undergrad students … (Read More)

Reminder: Poetry contest with cash prizes

Monday, October 14, 2013

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is sponsoring its 32nd annual poetry writing competition during the 2013-2014 academic year. The competition is open to medicine students … (Read More)

Happy holiday weekend

Friday, October 11, 2013

On behalf of our school, the UME Program wishes each of our students and their families an enjoyable holiday weekend. To those on call over clerkship our best wishes. To everyone else safe travels and enjoy … (Read More)

Thank you Windsor students

Friday, October 11, 2013

UME would like to take this opportunity to thank our students in the Windsor Program who worked with Dr. Cooper, Nicole Sbrocca, their teams and many other key staff and faculty in Schulich Medicine … (Read More)

Learner Equity & Wellness recognizes 10 dedicated faculty members

Friday, October 11, 2013

This week, Learner Equity & Wellness recognized 10 dedicated Schulich Medicine faculty members for their ongoing commitment to providing mentorship to undergraduate medical students … (Read More)

Last chance to apply for Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry Annual Student Writing Competition

Friday, October 11, 2013

Last chance to apply for the Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry Annual Student Writing Competition. Deadline for submissions is tomorrow - October 12 … (Read More)

Student research opportunity with funding

Thursday, October 10, 2013

The American Pediatric Society (APS) and Society for Pediatric Research Student Research Program (SPR) offer a medical student research training program to encourage gifted medical students to consider careers in research related to pediatrics … (Read More)

Windsor CUPE Local 1393 strike is over

Thursday, October 10, 2013

The Windsor CUPE Local 1393 strike is over, with staff returning to work today … (Read More)

You're invited - Office of Global Health open house

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

The Office of Global Health invites Schulich Medicine & Dentistry faculty, staff and students to attend their upcoming open house, October 17 … (Read More)

Windsor update: tentative deal reached

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

The University of Windsor has reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with CUPE Local 1393. Following ratification of the deal by both parties, employees will return to their normal work schedules … (Read More)

Important News for the Class of 2015 – Windsor Program, from Gerry Cooper

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to meet with Dr. Tithecott and me on Friday and earlier today. We appreciate your questions and feedback. We are also are grateful to you for your patience as we manage the impact of the labour disruption on our Program … (Read More)

Run for the Cure Windsor photo

Monday, October 7, 2013

Check out this great photo of our Year 1 and 2 Windsor meds participating in Run for the Cure this past weekend. … (Read More)

Meds 2015 Windsor Program: Hospital Sessions

Friday, October 4, 2013

Please make every effort to attend one of the sessions today or Monday with Dr's Cooper and Tithecott in the Windsor Hospitals: … (Read More)

London Interprofessional Healthcare Students Association Western Info Night

Friday, October 4, 2013

The London Interprofessional Healthcare Students Association (LIHSA) is hosting a Western Info Night Wednesday, October 9 at 5:30 p.m. in UCC room 67. This event is open to anyone studying or considering a professional career in healthcare … (Read More)

Follow up from the town hall

Friday, October 4, 2013

Thanks to the students who were able to attend the town hall from myself, Dr. Cooper and Dr. Rieder. For those who could not … (Read More)

Meds artwork featured in our Commitment to Community slideshow

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

It’s time to celebrate all that our faculty, staff, students and alumni are doing to make our community a better place to live. As part of our Commitment to Community, we have been collecting artwork from our faculty, staff, students and alumni to show how we enrich our community … (Read More)

World’s Challenge Challenge - apply before October 7

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Western International is pleased to invite Western students to participate in the World’s Challenge Challenge during International Week in November 2013. … (Read More)