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April, 2014 Articles



OMSA Votes: Last minute call for nominations

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Nominations for all executive positions with the Ontario Medical Students Association (OMSA) are being accepted until May 2. No previous OMSA experience is required! … (Read More)

Global Health Conversation - Dr. Tony Weiss

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Office of Global Health and the student Global Health Committee are hosting the final Global Health Conversation event of the year. Dr. Tony Weiss will be speaking about industrial food production and health. … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott

Friday, April 25, 2014

The Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) starts today in Ottawa. Thanks to those students and faculty members who are contributing as presenters and workshop leaders and sharing our School's curricular knowledge. … (Read More)

Well wishes from Dr. Tithecott

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Best wishes to the Meds 2014 on their assessment and to the student leaders attending the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) meeting. … (Read More)

Undergraduate Enrichment Travel Fund

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

MD students who have engaged in research activities and have been accepted to present at national or international conferences may wish to apply for the Undergraduate Enrichment Travel Fund to help defray costs associated with travel. … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Welcome back after a refreshing spring holiday weekend and congratulations to the new executive of the Hippocratic Council. … (Read More)

Reminder: Purchase your tickets for the Hungry for Change Gala

Monday, April 21, 2014

This is your last chance to purchase tickets for the Hungry for Change Gala, taking place on April 30. … (Read More)

Summer Student Curriculum Projects - apply now

Monday, April 21, 2014

There are a limited number of summer student curriculum projects for Schulich Medicine students that will be funded by the Undergraduate Medical Education Office in July and August 2014. … (Read More)

Hungry for Change Gala - purchase your tickets

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Purchase your tickets today for the Hungry for Change Gala, taking place on April 30. The annual semi-formal dinner raises awareness about global inequality. … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott

Monday, April 14, 2014

Our thanks to the Communications Office on a great launch of our new School website. The UME site will soon be redeveloped to look like Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's main site. … (Read More)

Meds 2014: UME Prize for Outstanding Extra-Curricular Achievement

Friday, April 11, 2014

Please think about nominating a deserving classmate for the UME Prize for Outstanding Extra-Curricular Achievement. The deadline for nominations is April 17, 2014. … (Read More)

Reminder: Convocation Awards

Friday, April 11, 2014

Nominations and applications for the Convocation Awards are due April 17. Submit today! … (Read More)

A Day's Anatomy at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

We are excited to announce the winners of the Day’s Anatomy photo contest. Thanks to everyone who submitted! … (Read More)

A Taste of Psychiatry event

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Join the Department of Psychiatry for dinner and explore what a career in Psychiatry has to offer. Current faculty members and residents will present on the many clinical and research opportunities available within the department. … (Read More)

Dunks for Dialysis a victory for kidney care

Monday, April 7, 2014

Congratulations to our Windsor Program faculty and students on a successful Dunks for Dialysis event! The charity basketball game raised over $30,000 for the Care for Kidneys Foundation. Check out the photo slideshow. … (Read More)

Congratulations from Dr. Tithecott

Monday, April 7, 2014

Congratulations to everyone involved in the 2014 Tachycardia production. A job well done to Sarah, Lauren and Anthony as Senior Producers, all the Tachycardia Merrymakers, and each participant on a great show. … (Read More)

Participate in a research study

Friday, April 4, 2014

Researchers at the School of Kinesiology at Western University are interested in studying sedentary (sitting) behaviour levels in university students. Complete the online survey to participate! … (Read More)

Reminder: Apply for the Medical Student Scholarship Program

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Apply for the Medical Student Scholarship Program through the College of Family Physicians by April 15, 2014. Seventeen scholarships of $10,000 each will be awarded to one outstanding medical student from each Canadian medical school. … (Read More)

Schulich Medicine student wins second place in Virtual Patient Challenge

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Congratulations to Abdul Naeem, Medicine Class of 2014, on his second place win in the Canadian Healthcare Education Commons (CHESC-CESC) Virtual Patient Challenge. This award recognizes important contributions to e-health and e-learning. … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Hungry for Change is a student-led initiative that supports learning opportunities and care in global health. Please try to attend the annual dinner on April 30 to support this great cause. … (Read More)

A message from the Admissions Team

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A huge shout out and thank you to our incredible students who were once again outstanding ambassadors for the Medicine interview week-ends. … (Read More)

Congrats to the History of Medicine Days presenters

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Congratulations to the five Schulich Medicine students who presented posters at the History of Medicine Days conference at the University of Calgary in early March. … (Read More)