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November, 2013 Articles



Western's weather page

Friday, November 29, 2013

Think it's a snow day? Check out Western's weather page whenever you're unsure of the winter conditions and how they will affect campus operations. … (Read More)

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is On the Move

Friday, November 29, 2013

A number of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry departments are on the move and setting up shop in new locations. Most of the activity focuses around the second floor in the Clinical Skills Building (CSB), however, the Admissions team is also moving out of Elborn College and back onto main campus. … (Read More)

Volunteers required for a NEW CMAJ Student Humanities Blog

Thursday, November 28, 2013

In 2014, the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) is starting a weekly CMAJ Student Humanities blog, run in conjunction with the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS). … (Read More)

RBC Students Leading Change Scholarship

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

The RBC Students Leading Change Scholarship is now officially accepting applications! … (Read More)

Moving day for Admissions

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

The Admissions Office is moving to Health Sciences Addition, H103 on December 3, 2013. … (Read More)

Participate in the Khan Academy's New Video Competition

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Khan Academy is looking for the next generation of health educators to participate in a new competition. … (Read More)

The Sandra Banner Student Award for Leadership

Thursday, November 21, 2013

The purpose of this annual award is to encourage the development of future leaders in medicine, through public recognition and financial support of undergraduate or postgraduate medical trainees who have demonstrated interest in/aptitude for leadership … (Read More)

How Income Inequality Eats Away at Health

Monday, November 18, 2013

The following Globe and Mail article is part of a series that may interest you on societal forces that affect health outcomes … (Read More)

Explore a master or PhD degree - upcoming grad studies info sessions

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

The Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies Office at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is holding Graduate Program Lecture Series throughout the month of November … (Read More)

If you're a poet and you know it, submit your work to the NEOMED poetry contest

Wednesday, November 13, 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)

LOOKING FORWARD TO THE WINTER BREAK! – What Year 1 and 2 students need to know before making travel plans

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The days are getting shorter and thoughts are turning to the holiday break. Many of you will want to take advantage of seat sales and confirm plans with your families but before you do, please remember that the holiday break does not begin until … (Read More)

Today we remember

Monday, November 11, 2013

Today we take a moment to reflect and give thanks for the great gift we enjoy daily as our individual freedom and rights. Each of us join in remembering the great sacrifice given individuals in our military and their families in many battlegrounds and wars … (Read More)

OBSERVERSHIPS – An important message for Year 1 Students

Monday, November 11, 2013

The 2013/14 academic year is well underway and I would just like to take a moment to remind you that Observerships can be rewarding educational experiences but they are by no means mandatory and must always take a back seat to curriculum … (Read More)

OMSA Opportunities for Meds

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Check out the latest edition of the OMSA newsletter! Lots of opportunities, including Scrub-In Researcher highlights (Nov 8 submission deadline), Primary Eye Care for Family Physicians conference – December 13 and Canadian Conference on Medical Education – November 10 deadline. … (Read More)

Osler Society event - Then and Now: Military Medicine at the Front, November 26

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Join us November 26 for the next Osler Society at Western, History of Medicine Event: Then and Now: Military Medicine at the Front. This session will feature two speakers: a Western medical student and practicing surgeon … (Read More)

Safety concerns for poster placements

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Please be aware that a safety concern has been raised from posting paper notices on fire doors. Please take time to use the designated areas or hall spaces that are not stair access for posting … (Read More)

Hot Topics in PGE: Approaches to Resident Selection - November 8 session

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Meds, consider attending Hot Topics in PGE : Approaches to Resident Selection. At this session, three experienced program directors will describe their approaches to selecting the best candidates for their residency programs … (Read More)

2014 R-1 Main Residency Match milestones

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Attention meds 2014: we would like to remind all applicants in the 2014 R-1 Main Residency Match of the following upcoming milestones … (Read More)

Stories of Health at Western - November 14

Monday, November 4, 2013

Join the Medical Humanities Group at Western University and experience the stories of people living with chronic illness including a transplant organ recipient and a patient suffers from Systemic Lupus Erythematosis … (Read More)

2014 International Pediatric Emergency Medicine Elective

Monday, November 4, 2013

The Canada International Scientific Exchange Program is now accepting applications for 2014 International Pediatric Emergency Medicine Elective. This summer program is a unique learning opportunity for twelve … (Read More)