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June, 2014 Articles



Student reflection: Denise Darmawikarta, Meds 2016

Monday, June 30, 2014

Denise Darmawikarta, Meds 2016, reflects on an observership experience in the OR and a new appreciation for the art of medicine. … (Read More)

Indigenous Health Conference: Call for abstracts

Friday, June 27, 2014

To address the unique health care needs to indigenous populations, the University of Toronto has created the Indigenous Health Conference that will take place November 20 and 21 in Toronto. Abstract submissions are being accepted until Monday, June 30. … (Read More)

Impact of HUGO on Schulich Medicine residents and students

Friday, June 27, 2014

Please read an important message from Dr. Gary Tithecott, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education, and Dr. Chris Watling, Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education, regarding the challenges with HUGO. … (Read More)

Looking back: Our Meds in 2014

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Outgoing Hippocratic Council President, Daniela Kwiatkowski, Meds 2016, created a video that looks back on the past year at Schulich Medicine. Check it out and see if you can spot some familiar faces! … (Read More)

Symposium on public health histories - call for papers

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The University of Toronto's Health History Group presents "The Public's Health: a symposium on public health histories". This interdisciplinary conference will be of interest to anyone thinking about the history of public health from diverse, unique perspectives. … (Read More)

Dr. George Kim appointed Assistant Dean, Rural & Regional Community Engagement

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Dr. George Kim has been appointed as Assistant Dean, Rural & Regional Community Engagement, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2019. … (Read More)

Participate in the Medical Student Ambassador Program through the CMA

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

You are invited to participate in the CMA’s inaugural Medical Student Ambassador Program that will be held during the annual General Council (GC) meeting in Ottawa from Sunday, August 17 – Wednesday, August 20. … (Read More)

Student reflection: Yang Wang, Meds 2016

Monday, June 23, 2014

Yang Wang, Meds 2016, reflects on a life-changing experience in the ER and the powerful realization that there are things worse than death. … (Read More)

Top UME stories of the year

Thursday, June 19, 2014

In celebration of an exciting year at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, we are featuring some of your favourite stories from the YouME blog and the School's website. Read about our amazing UME faculty, staff and students and take a fun look back! … (Read More)

Calling all writers - enter the 2014 Student Writing Competition

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Do you enjoy writing? Medical students and residents are invited to submit reflective essays, poetry, or short fiction exploring the intersection of mental health and the humanities to the Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry Annual Student Writing Competition. … (Read More)

Student reflection: Neila Bazaracai, Meds 2016

Monday, June 16, 2014

A reflection from Neila Bazaracai, Meds 2016, on her experience in Tanzania with the birth of a premature baby. … (Read More)

YouME Blog – A year in review

Thursday, June 12, 2014

It’s been quite a year for the YouME Blog, with lots to celebrate, plenty of student opportunities and a whole lot of snow! Check out your taking a look back at your favourite stories. … (Read More)

Erica Lee, Meds 2015, named Medical Student of the Month

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Congratulations to Erica Lee, Meds 2015, the Ontario Medical Student Association’s (OMSA) Medical Student of the Month for May. Erica is recognized for her work to integrate wellness initiatives into the clerkship year. … (Read More)

A thank you message from Dr. Tithecott

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Many thanks to the students from Meds 2016 and 2015 who attended the UME Educational Planning Retreat on June 6 in Chatham, with over 60 faculty and staff from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. … (Read More)

Student reflection: Tehmina Ahmad, Meds 2017

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Coming into first year medicine is like walking into a brand new wild and wacky theme park. It’s full of excitement, intrigue and a vast array of possibilities placed right before your eyes. … (Read More)

Summer on the YouME Blog - June

Monday, June 9, 2014

This summer the blog will be full of student content, as we follow what our med students are up to! June’s theme is Reflect. Student contributors will be sharing personal reflections about their experiences at Schulich Medicine. … (Read More)

Med student solves mystery diagnosis in The New York Times

Monday, June 9, 2014

Congratulations to Louise Gilmer, Meds 2016, who solved a mystery diagnosis through the “Think Like a Doctor” feature in the New York Times last week. She beat out 400 others as the first reader to send the correct diagnosis. … (Read More)

Reminder: Submit your abstract for the FWMC Annual General Meeting

Monday, June 9, 2014

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada (FMWC) is accepting abstracts for their Annual General Meeting in September. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your work and network with specialists from across the province and country. … (Read More)

Curriculum Committee Report – June edition available

Friday, June 6, 2014

Check out the latest Curriculum Committee Report for news about UME activities and operations. … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott

Friday, June 6, 2014

Today marks the final day of studies for Years 1 and 2. We wish each of you and enjoyable and productive summer break! Our annual UME Education Retreat is also taking place today in Chatham for Schulich Medicine faculty. … (Read More)

Article suggestion from Dr. Tithecott

Friday, June 6, 2014

An interesting read on childbirth and hospitalization from CBC Health. … (Read More)

Good luck to Meds 2016

Thursday, June 5, 2014

We wish the Meds 2016 all the best as they head into the latter part of their Semester 2 Assessment Week. … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Great work by the first student cohort that attended Discovery Week. Our thanks to each community who hosted them with goodwill and collaboration, and to the health professionals and patients/families who welcomed each of our students this week and last! … (Read More)

Global Health public lecture - Thursday June 5

Monday, June 2, 2014

Check out the upcoming PhD public lecture on ecosystem health hosted by the Office of Global Health. Save the date for Thursday, June 5 at noon! … (Read More)

Apply now: Global Health Curriculum Studentship

Monday, June 2, 2014

The Office of Global Health (OGH) is seeking a student to assist with its curriculum program and improve pre-departure training. Apply now for this 8-week full-time position. … (Read More)