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A message from Dr. Tithecott: The start of a new year

Monday, August 31, 2015

We welcome Meds 2019 to your first day of curricular studies. Welcome back to Meds 2018, and welcome Meds 2017 to your inaugural day in Clerkship. To Meds 2016, we wish you a successful fall semester of local, national and international electives. … (Read More)

Weekend Reading: Letter to my future self

Friday, August 28, 2015

Check out this reflective piece from Western alumna Tina Felfeli. What advice would you give your future self? … (Read More)

Congratulations: Tavis Apramian and Justin Cottrell

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Congratulations to Tavis Apramian, MD/PhD Candidate, and Justin Cottrell, Medicine Class of 2017, on their new roles with the Ontario Medical Students Association. … (Read More)

Welcome from Dr. Gary Tithecott, Associate Dean

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

On behalf of Schulich Medicine's faculty and staff - welcome to each student in the Medicine Class of 2019. We look forward to an exciting and rewarding four years together. … (Read More)

Words of Welcome from Gerry Cooper, Associate Dean

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Welcome back to all returning students and a special welcome to all Medicine Class of 2019 students starting at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry! For UME students from the Windsor Program, I look forward to seeing you all at the Meet & Greet event on Wednesday, September 2. … (Read More)

Welcome from your Communications Team

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Welcome Medicine Class of 2019! Your next four years at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry will be busy, but full of excitement and incredible opportunities. The Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Communications Team is here to share your achievements, involvement and big ideas. … (Read More)

News: Schulich Medicine & Dentistry welcomes 250 students to first combined White Coat Ceremony

Monday, August 24, 2015

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's 19th White Coat Ceremony has a special significance for the Habib family of Oakville. On August 25, siblings, Eric, Medicine Class of 2019, and Dora, Dentistry Class of 2019, will receive their coats together at the first combined White Coat Ceremony. … (Read More)

Finding Home: Reflecting on new beginnings in medicine

Friday, August 21, 2015

Emma Ali, Medicine Class of 2018, dove headfirst into her studies at Schulich Medicine, but she couldn't shake a persistent and puzzling feeling that followed her through the fall and winter months. Read her reflection and words of wisdom for the incoming Class of 2019. … (Read More)

News: Martin Short headlines Leaders in Innovation Dinner

Friday, August 21, 2015

Celebrated Canadian actor and comedy legend Martin Short is the keynote speaker for the 2015 Leaders in Innovation Dinner on November 18. … (Read More)

Final Reminder: Important notice about upcoming changes to UpToDate

Monday, August 17, 2015

For the past year Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and Western Libraries have been reviewing the point of care options that they support. Based on financial considerations, they have mutually agreed to no longer support the UpToDate (UTD) Point of Care Tool. This is effective August 31, 2015. … (Read More)

Attention Meds: Invitation to participate in a thesis research project

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The project is titled "The influence of student experience during medical school on medical specialty choice". The purpose of this study is to explore how student experience influences the development of attitudes and knowledge relating to medical specialty choice. … (Read More)

Reminder: Important notice about upcoming changes to UpToDate

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

For the past year Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and Western Libraries have been reviewing the point of care options that they support. Based on financial considerations, they have mutually agreed to no longer support the UpToDate (UTD) Point of Care Tool. This is effective August 31, 2015. … (Read More)

Attention Meds: Important notice about upcoming changes to UpToDate

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

For the past year Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and Western Libraries have been reviewing the point of care options that they support. Based on financial considerations, they have mutually agreed to no longer support the UpToDate (UTD) Point of Care Tool. This is effective August 31, 2015. … (Read More)