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August, 2014 Articles



Thanks for a successful Orientation Week from Dr. Tithecott

Friday, August 29, 2014

Thanks to the student leaders of Meds 2015, Meds 2016 and Meds 2017 who supported a successful Orientation Week. Our gratitude also goes out to the many Schulich Medicine staff and faculty. … (Read More)

Faculty Strike at University of Windsor

Friday, August 29, 2014

As many you may know, the University of Windsor Faculty Association (WUFA) has voted in favour of a strike against the University of Windsor in a strike vote taken on August 14. We are developing a contingency plan to ensure there are no interruptions in your courses should a strike occur. … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott

Friday, August 29, 2014

Thanks to Meds 2017 for nominating me for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge this week! I was proud to be a part of this exciting challenge in support of ALS and I await the outcome of my challenges! … (Read More)

A special thank you from Dr. Tithecott

Friday, August 29, 2014

Thanks to the YMCA for a great session on team building with Meds 2018 yesterday. The engagement of our students through teamwork was amazing! … (Read More)

Watch Dr. Tithecott complete the Ice Bucket Challenge

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Dr. Tithecott completed the Ice Bucket Challenge this afternoon, after being nominated by our Meds. Watch the video and Dr. Tithecott's reaction. … (Read More)

An Evening with Jane Goodall – Call for Volunteers

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is seeking volunteers for An Evening with Jane Goodall. Volunteers are needed between 5:30 and 9:30 p.m. on September 11 at Alumni Hall, Western University. Contact Communications for more information. … (Read More)

Support Dr. Tithecott as he completes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Dr. Tithecott has accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge from our Meds! Join us at 2:15 p.m. tomorrow to watch him complete the icy challenge. The event will take place behind the McIntosh Gallery and across from the Kresge Building, in the rock circle. … (Read More)

Watch Schulich Medicine accept the Ice Bucket Challenge from UOttawa

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Schulich Medicine accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge from UOttawa. Check out the video of our Meds completing the Challenge! … (Read More)

Welcome from the Communications Team

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Welcome Meds 2018! The Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Communications Team takes pride in knowing what our students are up to, and promoting their achievements. We want to hear from you! … (Read More)

Welcome to the Class of 2018 from Dr. Tithecott

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

On behalf of the Undergraduate Medical Education program at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, I would like to extend a warm welcome and congratulations to the incoming Medicine Class of 2018. … (Read More)

Attention Meds 2018: A special O-Week message from Gerry Cooper

Monday, August 25, 2014

From your very first day at the White Coat Ceremony, know that you are not just entering a new academic program, you are indeed entering a profession. Soak up as much of your O-Week experience as possible. This is a very special time in your life - enjoy yourself! … (Read More)

Reminder: Submit your abstract for the U of T public health symposium

Friday, August 22, 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)

Reminder: RSVP for the Dean's Distinguished Lecture

Friday, August 22, 2014

You are invited to join us for the inaugural Dean's Distinguished Lecture, part of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's Homecoming celebrations. Brad Thompson, PhD, will be the speaker for this new event. … (Read More)

Counting down to the White Coat Ceremony and O-Week with Dr. Tithecott

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Excitement is building for our White Coat Ceremony and Orientation Week activities. One week to go until we welcome the incoming Medicine Class of 2018! … (Read More)

A message from Han Yan, Hippocratic President for 2014/15

Monday, August 18, 2014

A very special welcome to the incoming Class of 2018. We are all excited that you are joining our Schulich Medicine family! There is a very exciting year ahead of us... … (Read More)

Congrats to Meds 2015 from Dr. Tithecott

Friday, August 15, 2014

Congratulations to Meds 2015 on their last week of Clerkship. We wish you every success in your Clinical Electives this fall. … (Read More)

Welcome to Stephanie Coccimiglio, LEW Coordinator, Windsor Program

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Learner Equity & Wellness Office is pleased to welcome Stephanie Coccimiglio to the position of LEW Coordinator for the Windsor Program. This new position has been established as part of an evolving process and review of our program, and a desire to continually strengthen our student supports. … (Read More)

A Letter to the Class of 2018

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Having recently completed her first year of medical school, Stephanie Mokrycke, Meds 2017, is passing along some personal advice to our new class as they start their journey at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. … (Read More)

OMSA Medical Student of the Month: Ryhana Dawood, Meds 2016

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Congratulations to Ryhana Dawood, Meds 2016, on being named July's Medical Student of the Month by the Ontario Medical Students Association (OMSA)! … (Read More)

A message from the desk of Gerry Cooper - Advice for Meds 2018

Monday, August 11, 2014

Gerry Cooper, Associate Dean, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry - Windsor Program, offers some important advice as you prepare for your first year in medical school. … (Read More)

Paying your tuition and receiving OSAP? Read on!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Get this important step crossed off your list! August 15 is just around the corner and you do not want to get stuck paying late fees. Western's Office of the Registrar has pulled together a handy page outlining fee payment options. … (Read More)

Reminder: Register now for the CME morning session at See the Line 2014

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Register for the new Continuing Medical Education (CME) session focusing on the prevention and treatment of concussion - part of See the Line 2014. Registration is free for medical students and residents. … (Read More)

The Dean's Distinguished Lecture - Homecoming 2014

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

You are invited to join us for the inaugural Dean's Distinguished Lecture, part of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's Homecoming celebrations. Brad Thompson, PhD and CEO of Oncolytics Biotech, will be the speaker for this new event. … (Read More)

Summer on the YouME Blog - August

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

This month on the blog we’ll be focusing on your upcoming year at Schulich Medicine, and everything you need to know to make it a success! August’s theme is Get Ready. … (Read More)