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December, 2013 Articles



Happy New Year!

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Wishing each of you a safe and happy New Year's celebration tonight. Enjoy the festivities and merriment. … (Read More)

A MEDGAMES message from Dr. Tithecott

Monday, December 30, 2013

Good luck and safe travels to our student representatives at the MEDGAMES 2014 in Quebec City at the University of Laval. … (Read More)

Match period for the Summer Research Training Program now open

Friday, December 20, 2013

SRTP enables first and second year medical students to work under the supervision of a faculty member on a research project during the summer months, for two years. … (Read More)

Happy Holidays!

Friday, December 20, 2013

The UME community wishes each of you and your family a safe, joyous and restful holiday break. … (Read More)

A holiday message from Dr. Tithecott

Friday, December 20, 2013

I would like to wish each of our students in the London and Windsor Programs in Meds 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 a wonderful Holiday season with family and friends. … (Read More)

Leading the way in simulation training

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Check out the exciting new ways our School is expanding simulation in education. … (Read More)

Dr. Susan Bradley Scholarship application open

Thursday, December 19, 2013

The Susan Bradley Scholarship Fund is now receiving applications for a summer student placement. This student placement is limited to first and second year medical students with an interest in gaining a better understanding and appreciation of child and adolescent psychiatry. … (Read More)

Food drive prize and thanks from Dr. Tithecott

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

UME was happy to present the prize for the Christmas food drive to students. Thanks to each student, staff and faculty who contributed and helped support families in need. … (Read More)

Eye Foundation of Canada summer scholarship

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Every summer, the foundation awards one or more first and second year medical students with an $8,000 scholarship to spend their summer furthering their education in ophthalmic medicine, surgery and research. … (Read More)

Curling team brings home the Challenge Cup

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Congratulations to the players on the Schulich Medicine curling teams that took part in the OMA bonspiel last month. One of our teams won the tournament and the Inter University Challenge Cup. … (Read More)

Adventure in South Africa

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Dale Edwards, Meds 2014, is completing a fourth year elective in South Africa this month and will be blogging about his experiences. … (Read More)

VERC Unavailable January 15th from 12:30 - 4:30pm

Monday, December 16, 2013

Attention Meds: the VERC will be unavailable Wednesday, January 15 from 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. … (Read More)

Congratulations from Dr. Tithecott

Monday, December 16, 2013

Congratulations to the students on winning the one week challenge to raise food for the food bank. Thanks to all who donated on behalf of the food banks of London and Windsor. … (Read More)

Last chance to apply for the Williams Poetry Contest! Cash prizes

Friday, December 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 attending colleges of medicine … (Read More)

A message from the editors of The Examined Life Journal

Friday, December 13, 2013

The call for the next issue of The Examined Life Journal is open and we're accepting new submissions until January 17, 2014. … (Read More)

From the desk of Dr. Tithecott

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Thanks to those who have contributed to the great food drive to fill my office and Dr. Cooper's by Friday. … (Read More)

Flu in our community – Masks now to be worn

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

It is now mandatory that all non-vaccinated personnel (staff, physicians, clerks, residents), and visitors wear a mask when within two metres of patients. This is in accordance with hospital influenza vaccination policies. … (Read More)

A message from the desk of Gerry Cooper

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Many thanks to Windsor Program students for the wonderful Holiday Party last evening. A great time was had by all! … (Read More)

Update on influenza policy from Dr. Tithecott

Monday, December 9, 2013

We have heard from LHSC that influenza is in the community and the policy on student access to clinical learning during influenza will initiate. … (Read More)

Students vs. Staff: A Food Drive Showdown

Monday, December 9, 2013

It’s the ultimate battle of the cans this week as Schulich Medicine staff and students square off to see who can cram more non-perishable food items into Dr. Tithecott’s office. Windsor donations are being stacked under the Christmas tree. … (Read More)

Congratulations to our 2013 SRTP Award recipients

Monday, December 9, 2013

Each year Schulich Medicine & Dentistry recognizes the outstanding work of four of its medical students for their involvement in advancing health research through the Student Research Training Program. … (Read More)

Collaborative research events in Windsor - from the desk of Gerry Cooper

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Further to our Collaborative Research Event with the University of Windsor's Faculty of Engineering last month, please make note of the following dates for similar Collaborative Research Events. … (Read More)

2014 White Coat, Warm Art Exhibit call for submissions

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

The 2014 White Coat Warm Art Exhibit is held in conjunction with the Canadian Conference in Medical Education, April 24th-29th in Ottawa. … (Read More)

Nominate an outstanding resident for a Professional Association of Residents of Ontario (PARO) award

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

PARO, the official representative organization of Ontario's doctors-in-training, is looking for nominations for the Trust Fund Resident Teaching Award. … (Read More)