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April, 2015 Articles



A message from Dr. Tithecott: Best of luck to CCME attendees

Friday, April 24, 2015

I am pleased to see a large number of Schulich Medicine students attending the 2015 Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) in Vancouver this weekend. … (Read More)

Save the date: See the Line - August 12

Thursday, April 23, 2015

See the Line returns August 12 with an exciting lineup of events. Through a CME session, community symposium and education workshop, participants will learn about advancements in concussion management and the latest research from world-class experts and professional athletes. … (Read More)

News: OMSA Votes

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

It's election time again. The Ontario Medical Students Association (OMSA) 2015 Officer Elections will be held on May 9. Nominations are now open until May 7, and no previous OMSA experience is required. … (Read More)

In the News: Dr. Bill Wall

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Dr. Bill Wall, responsible for the first successful liver transplant in 1982, is retiring after a 40-year medical career and 1,885 liver transplants. Read more in the London Free Press article. … (Read More)

Weekend Reading: Why Does Anyone Want to Be a Doctor?

Friday, April 17, 2015

Check out this piece on that explores why people devote a lot of time, money and energy to becoming medical professionals. … (Read More)

News: Immunization resource feedback opportunity

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Help the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) improve National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) products and recommendations. As a stakeholder, your feedback is important. … (Read More)

Event Reminder: Geriatric Medicine Refresher Day

Thursday, April 16, 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)

News: Western Libraries offering trial for GIDEON database

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Western Libraries is considering a subscription for the database GIDEON (Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network) and is looking for feedback on the value of this resource in your research. … (Read More)

From Dr. Tithecott: Congratulations on Tachycardia

Monday, April 13, 2015

Thanks to the producers, merrymakers and each participant in Tachycardia this past weekend. The show was a great tribute to 60 years of this student-led event and a wonderful expression of our student passion, talent, and social responsibility. Many thanks! … (Read More)

News: 2015 Undergraduate Medical Education Program Accreditation

Monday, April 13, 2015

After months of planning and preparation, the 2015 UME Accreditation has begun. The UME program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott: UME Accreditation

Friday, April 10, 2015

Our UME Accrediation site visit by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) team begins on Sunday (April 12). Visit the Accreditation page on the UME website for more information. … (Read More)

Event reminder from Dr. Tithecott: Tachycardia 2015

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Tachycardia runs this weekend, April 10 and 11. Take part in a 60-year tradition, showcasing the musical and theatrical talents of Schulich Medicine students. Proceeds support Regional HIV/AIDS Connection, a great cause. … (Read More)

Attention Meds: Important messages from Dr. Tithecott

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Dr. Tithecott will be meeting with Meds 2015 before graduation. For Meds 2018, 2017 and 2016, there is a Town Hall on Thursday, April 8 covering responses to questions on new curricular dates for the fall, an update on BCOE, information on the CaRMS match and more. … (Read More)

Upcoming Event: Town Hall on April 9

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Please mark you calendars for the Town Hall on April 9 in MSB 146. Drs. Tithecott and Rieder, along with Hippocratic President, Han Yan, will be presenting for Years 1 to 3. … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott: Enjoy the long weekend

Friday, April 3, 2015

We wish you safe travels and a wonderful holiday weekend with your family and friends. … (Read More)

A message from Dr. Tithecott: Congratulations to LHRD participants

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Our appreciation and congratulations to the Schulich Medicine students who presented at London Health Research Day on April 1 at the London Convention Centre. … (Read More)

Update: Windsor Awards of Excellence registration extended

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Registration for the Windsor Program's Celebration of Excellence award dinner and banquet has been extended. Please register by Monday, April 6 at 9:00 a.m. … (Read More)

News from Dr. Tithecott: Last day of classes for Meds 2015

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Today marks the last formal day of classes for Meds 2015. We wish to express our deep appreciation for your contributions to our School and support for our program. It has been a privilege to work with you and we wish you every success in the future. … (Read More)