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March, 2014 Articles



Congratulations to the 2014 student research awards recipients

Monday, March 31, 2014

Congratulations to the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry 2014 student research awards recipients. These award programs in medicine and dentistry aim to foster research excellence and encourage students to incorporate research activities into their future career plans. … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott

Monday, March 31, 2014

Tachycardia - our school's rich tradition of student entertainment that provides funds for the Regional HIV/AIDS Connection – is on this weekend. Tickets are still available for Friday and Saturday performances! … (Read More)

Convocation Awards

Monday, March 31, 2014

Please consider nominating your classmates and/or applying for the following Convocation Awards. Deadline is April 17, 2014. … (Read More)

Deadline extended: Global Health pre-clinical non-credit elective

Monday, March 31, 2014

Registration for Global Health non-credit pre-clinical electives for summer 2014 has been extended to April 4, 2014. Visit the Office of Global Health's website to register. … (Read More)

Student research showcased at History of Medicine Colloquium

Friday, March 28, 2014

Congratulations to Kevin Dueck, Medicine Class of 2016, and Hannah MacKenzie, Medicine Class of 2016, who received awards at this year’s History of Medicine Colloquium. The Colloquium was attended by more than three dozen audience members and featured poster presentations from six students. … (Read More)

International Experiences Showcase

Friday, March 28, 2014

Check out the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry International Experiences Showcase on April 4 in the MSB Lobby and MSB 193 CD. Students will be presenting posters summarizing their international global health work. … (Read More)

Last chance to submit to the Day's Anatomy contest

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Submit your pictures today for the Day's Anatomy photo contest! We've received some great photos and would love to see what your Day's Anatomy at Schulich Medicine is like. Don't miss the deadline - March 31. … (Read More)

A thank you message from Dr. Tithecott

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Thank you to the students who attended the Town hall with Dr. Rieder and I on March 25. The slides are posted on the LEW OWL site for review. … (Read More)

IMPORTANT: Pre Departure Training

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Pre Departure Training is mandatory for any students who will be travelling outside of Canada and identifying themselves as medical students from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at any level of training. … (Read More)

History of medicine event tomorrow

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Professor Shauna Devine will be speaking on the topic of "Civil War Medicine and the Rise of American Medical Science" tomorrow at 12:00 p.m in Lawson Hall, Rm. 1227. … (Read More)

Apply for the Psychiatry Summer Institute

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

This is a one-week program held at the end of the academic year for junior medical students from universities across Canada to expose them to potential role models and mentors in the field of psychiatry. … (Read More)

A thank you message from Dr. Tithecott

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Thank you to all the postgraduate programs that supported the UME Career Fair on Monday. I hope all attendees found the session valuable and informative. I'd also like to thank Learner Equity and Wellness for hosting the event. … (Read More)

Reminder Class of 2014: Apply for the Dr. Dana Winterburn Memorial Award

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Awarded annually to a student in Year 4 based on the candidate's interest in Family Medicine as well as their interest in working with aboriginal or indigenous communities … (Read More)

Attention meds: Town hall today

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Check out the town hall presentation from Drs. Tithecott and Rieder today, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Topics for discussion include UME policies, CaRMS matches, and Year 2 and Year 4 courses. … (Read More)

Event Reminder: Career Fair TONIGHT

Monday, March 24, 2014

Program Directors and current residents will be answering questions about Residency Training Programs and the postgraduate medical experience from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Great Hall, Somerville House. … (Read More)

Celebrating Excellence

Monday, March 24, 2014

The Windsor Program Awards of Excellence celebrate the commitment and dedication of faculty, staff and students to the overall mission of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. We are proud to announce the 2013-2014 recipients. … (Read More)

A message for Meds 2014 from the Medical Council of Canada

Monday, March 24, 2014

The following message was sent to all Spring 2014 MCCQE Part I candidates regarding examination scheduling. … (Read More)

Summer internship opportunity - Ontario Medical Association

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Ontario Medical Association is now accepting applications from current medical students for a communications and public affairs internship position this summer. … (Read More)

Contest reminder: A Day's Anatomy

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

We want to experience your Day's Anatomy! Submit your photos for the YouME Blog photo contest before March 31. Great prizes. … (Read More)

Vitals event on physician addiction and wellness

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Dr. Michael Kaufmann will be speaking at Schulich Medicine about physician addiction on Tuesday, March 18. … (Read More)

Apply now - Student Surgery Leadership Weekend

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The University of Michigan - Ann Arbour is organizing a Student Surgery Leadership Weekend to provide knowledge and preparation to apply for and match in academic surgery. Application deadline is March 21. … (Read More)

A Day’s Anatomy photo contest – submit your photos for a chance to win

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

This March, we’re looking for smartphone pictures that capture your day at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry! Check out some student examples to help get you started. … (Read More)

Class of 2015 - Indigenous Medical Student Scholarship

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

One scholarship at $10,000 to recognize a top Canadian Indigenous medical student (Aboriginal, Metis or Inuit) interested in a career in family medicine. … (Read More)

Support your fellow meds at the History of Medicine Colloquium

Monday, March 10, 2014

Congratulations to the six Schulich Medicine students who have been selected to present papers at the History of Medicine Colloquium on March 25. Be sure to attend the event and show your support! … (Read More)

Class of 2015 - Apply for the Medical Student Scholarship Program

Monday, March 10, 2014

Seventeen scholarships of $10,000 each will be awarded to one outstanding medical student from each Canadian medical school. These awards recognize students who have demonstrated an interest or commitment to a career in family medicine. … (Read More)

2014 Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) match results reflect School’s value of social responsibility

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

We extend our congratulations to our students who achieved success in the first round of the match. The CaRMS match results were shared with our students from the Undergraduate Medical Education program at noon today on March 5. … (Read More)

Joy of Rheumatology event

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

First and second year medical students are invited for an evening with the Rheumatology department. Get rid of those study notes for one night to enjoy an excellent dinner and learn about the specialty of rheumatology. … (Read More)

Purchase your tickets for Science Trivia Night

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Purchase your tickets for the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Science Trivia Night! The event takes place this Thursday. Brought to you by the Schulich Graduate Students' Council, the Hippocratic Council, and Strong Bones, Strong Minds, Strong Muscles. … (Read More)

Global Health Conversations - Dr. Abe Oudshoorn speaking today

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The Office of Global Health is holding a Global Health Conversations event today! Homelessness and Poverty: Mental Health Issues, facilitated by Dr. Abe Oudshoorn. … (Read More)

Stories of Illness & Health event

Monday, March 3, 2014

Stories of Illness & Health at Western invites members of the public, both campus and community, to join us to experience the stories of people living with illness. Audience members will hear first-hand accounts of what is important to patients throughout their health care experience. … (Read More)

A thank you message from the Admissions Team

Monday, March 3, 2014

Thank you for an incredible first Interview Weekend. The kindness, energy and enthusiasm you showed all weekend provided such a positive experience for the candidates. We heard so many compliments about your efforts. … (Read More)

Apply now for the Have a Heart Bursary Program

Monday, March 3, 2014

The bursary provides funding to attend the annual Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC), being held in Vancouver from October 25 – 28, 2014. The CCC is an outstanding venue for students to learn and meet Canadian leaders in cardiovascular medicine. … (Read More)