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Event Reminder: Windsor Awards of Excellence dinner and awards banquet

Monday, March 30, 2015

Time is running out to purchase or reserve tickets for the 2015 Windsor Program Celebration of Excellence dinner and awards banquet. Join us as we celebrate the Windsor Program's Awards of Excellence Recipients and the outstanding talent found at Schulich Medicine - Windsor Program. … (Read More)

Interview Weekend: A thank you message from Admissions

Monday, March 30, 2015

With the completion of this year's medicine admissions interviews, the Admissions Team would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Schulich Medicine students. We could not successfully carry out these weekends without your unending support, enthusiasm and your all around awesomeness! … (Read More)

ICYMI: Top 10 Reasons Why Studying Medical History Will Make You a Better Doctor

Monday, March 30, 2015

Schulich Medicine's fourth year Integration & Transitions History of Medicine Selection Class created a Top 10 list about why you should study medical history. Check it out! … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott: Town Hall on Thursday, April 9

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Please make every effort to attend the Town Hall session on Thursday, April 9, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. We will discuss next year's sessional dates, MSPR, CaRMS results, and other issues raised at HUMEC by your student leaders. … (Read More)

Event Reminder: Tachycardia 2015

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Tickets for the 60th annual Tachycardia are now on sale! The show is taking place on April 10 and 11 at Montcalm Secondary School. Take part in a 60-year tradition, showcasing the musical and theatrical talents of Schulich Medicine students. Proceeds support Regional HIV/AIDS Connection. … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott: Western Heads East

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Please check your email regarding a summer learning opportunity from the University's Western Heads East program. … (Read More)

Attention Meds 2015: A reminder about Convocation Awards

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

There is still time to apply for a number of self-nominated Convocation awards. These will be given out at the Class of 2015 graduation ceremony in May. Deadline is Tuesday, March 31 at 11:59 p.m. … (Read More)

Video: Profiles of Excellence - Dr. Stewart Harris

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Dr. Stewart Harris explains how his journey from family practice to public health led him to managing one of the country's most promising programs to tackle the prevalence of diabetes in First Nations Communities. … (Read More)

Congratulations: UME Quality Committee Scholars of Merit Award recipients

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Congratulations to the inaugural recipients of the UME Quality Committee Scholars of Merit Award for 2014: Jane Graham, Dr. Shannon Arntfield, Danielle Cadieux and Danielle Kwiatkowski. … (Read More)

Award Opportunity: Jackson-Steindler Orthopaedic Clerkship

Monday, March 23, 2015

The University of Iowa Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is accepting applications for the Jackson-Steindler Orthopaedic Clerkship. Awardees will participate in clinical services, educational programs and research conferences. Applications are due Wednesday, April 1. … (Read More)

Congratulations: History of Medicine Days Conference award recipients

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Congratulations to the four Schulich Medicine students who were presented with awards at the annual History of Medicine Days Conference in Calgary this month. This year, a record number of 10 students from the School were invited to present at the national conference. … (Read More)

Upcoming Event: Tachycardia 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Tickets for the 60th annual Tachycardia are now on sale! The show is taking place on April 10 and 11 at Montcalm Secondary School. Take part in a 60-year tradition, showcasing the musical and theatrical talents of Schulich Medicine students. Proceeds support Regional HIV/AIDS Connection. … (Read More)

Award Opportunity: AMS-Mimi Divinsky Awards for History and Narrative in Family Medicine

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Do you have a story to tell of your experiences in family medicine? The Research and Education Foundation of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) invites you to submit your story for the AMS-Mimi Divinsky Awards for History and Narrative in Family Medicine. … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott: Welcome back Meds 2017 and 2018

Monday, March 16, 2015

Welcome back Meds 2017 and 2018! I hope your spring break was refreshing and all the best throughout the rest of second semester. … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott: Thanks to Meds 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015

Thanks to Meds 2015 for their attendance at the lunch for the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) Graduation Questionnaire last week. We are close to a 65 per cent response rate to date and climbing! … (Read More)

Commitment to the Community: Share your story

Friday, March 13, 2015

We are celebrating the tremendous efforts of faculty, staff and students in supporting and enriching communities around the world. Share the important ways you are making our local and global community a better place to live through voluntarism. … (Read More)

Announcement: Congratulations to the Windsor Program Awards of Excellence recipients

Friday, March 13, 2015

The Windsor Program Awards of Excellence celebrate the commitment and dedication of faculty, staff and students. As mentors and role models, the recipients this year are distinguished by their leadership skills, and embodiment of the values of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. … (Read More)

Elective Opportunity: Visiting pediatric elective at Johns Hopkins

Friday, March 13, 2015

The Johns Hopkins Harriet Lane Pediatric Residency Training Program strongly values diversity and welcomes students who are underrepresented in Pediatrics to apply for senior elective rotations in Pediatric Cardiology, Hematology or Infectious Disease. … (Read More)

Upcoming Event: Annual Geriatric Medicine Refresher Day

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Please join us for the 29th Annual Geriatric Medicine Refresher Day at the London Convention Centre on May 6, 2015. The day includes a screening of Alive Inside, a documentary about music's capacity to combat memory loss. There are also a wide range of interprofessional workshop presenters. … (Read More)

Attention Meds 2015: Convocation Awards

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Nominations/applications for a number of Convocation awards and roles are now open. These will be given out at the Class of 2015 graduation ceremony in May. … (Read More)

Award Opportunity: Essex County Medical Student Scholarship Fund

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

If you are from Essex County and/or plan to practise there eventually, please review the following award opportunity. It is an external opportunity for first-, second-, and third-year students in the MD Program. … (Read More)

Strong local connection in 2015 CaRMS match

Friday, March 6, 2015

The 2015 CaRMS match results had a strong local connection with 42 per cent of Schulich Medicine students pursuing their postgraduate medical education at Western University, and a majority of students continuing their education in the Southwestern and Central regions of Ontario. … (Read More)

Attention Meds 2017: Joy of Rheumatology event

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Get rid of those study notes for one night to enjoy an excellent dinner and learn about the specialty of rheumatology. Dr. Sara Haig will be speaking about why she became a rheumatologist. The event is taking place on Tuesday March 24 - R.S.V.P. by Wednesday March 11. … (Read More)

From Dr. Tithecott: Best wishes to Meds 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Best wishes to Meds 2015 for the CaRMS match results today. … (Read More)

A special thank you message from Admissions

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Dear Schulich Medicine students: Thank you for an amazing first Interview Weekend experience. The Admissions Office has already received many compliments about how wonderful you all were in welcoming the candidates, calming their nerves and making them feel at home here. … (Read More)

From Dr. Tithecott: CaRMS match results tomorrow

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

We are looking forward to the announcement of the CaRMS first iteration match results tomorrow (Wednesday, March 4). Stay tuned for more news and updates. … (Read More)

From Dr. Tithecott: Interview Weekend thank you

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Thanks to the students, faculty, staff and additional volunteers who supported the UME program during Interview Weekend. Your time and efforts are greatly appreciated. Thanks also to the admissions video cast and crew for your hard work. … (Read More)

Live Twitter chat update: A big thank you to our guest tweeters

Monday, March 2, 2015

A big thank you to our six guest tweeters that helped us host the live Twitter chat for prospective meds last week! Each one brought tons of energy and enthusiasm to the role, and excellently represented the student experience at Schulich Medicine. … (Read More)