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Opportunity Reminder: William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition

Thursday, October 29, 2015

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is sponsoring its 34th annual poetry writing competition during the 2015-2016 academic year. Poems can reflect medical as well as non-medical subjects. Deadline is December 31. … (Read More)

Call for Nominations: 2016 OMA and CMA Awards

Monday, October 19, 2015

The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) and Canadian Medical Association (CMA) are now accepting nominations for a number of awards to recognize outstanding physicians, health professionals and medical learners. … (Read More)

Yousif Atwan, Medicine Class of 2017, reflects on the success of the CFMS AGM

Friday, October 16, 2015

About 160 student leaders from across the country gathered for the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Windsor – with 27 delegates from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. Yousif Atwan, Medicine Class of 2017, reflects on the events and success of the weekend. … (Read More)

Award Opportunities: Fall 2015

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Check out the award opportunities available to Schulich Medicine students this fall. Review the criteria to see if you're eligible. Deadlines are fast approaching, so don't delay! … (Read More)

Message from Dr. Tithecott: Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving

Friday, October 9, 2015

This weekend many of you, who do not have clinical responsibilities, will be returning home or visiting the homes of others to celebrate Thanksgiving. … (Read More)

Rapport Magazine: Making change

Friday, October 9, 2015

With a philosophy of life to focus on solutions, Dr. Abdel-Rahman Lawendy, MD’03, PhD’14, is making change to better the lives of learners, his patients, and people around the world in crisis. … (Read More)

Event Reminder: Hitting the Books - October 21

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Western Vitals, in partnership with the Student Development Centre, presents Hitting the Books. This workshop session will equip you with learning tools to make school life easier and help study material stick, so you'll be well prepared for Clerkship and beyond. … (Read More)

Opportunity: Student Writing Competition

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Canadian medical students and residents are invited to submit reflective essays, poetry, or short fiction that explore the intersection of mental health and the humanities for the Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry Annual Student Writing Competition. … (Read More)

Rapport Magazine: Artistic expression

Monday, October 5, 2015

From day one of their studies, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry students are encouraged to pursue extracurricular activities to reinvigorate their minds and spirits. Read about Emma Bluemke, Kelly Bullock, Camilla Stepniak, Grant Vezina and Eliot Winkler. … (Read More)

Message from Dr. Tithecott: Team success and the Toronto Blue Jays

Monday, October 5, 2015

The turnaround by the Toronto Blue Jays to move from an average performer in the American League to winning their division is remarkable. So can this “good news story” in Canadian sports be a lesson for us? … (Read More)

Writing Opportunity: in-Training

Thursday, October 1, 2015

in-Training is looking for medical students of all class years to submit articles and essays about their experiences in medicine. Articles on any topic relevant to the medical student community are welcome, including reflections, opinions, policy, research, poetry and art. … (Read More)