Guiding the Way Forward for Indigenous Health

Danielle Alcock, PhD, is guiding Schulich Medicine & Dentistry in creating a space that is representative of First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities as the School’s first Indigenous Lead.

Photograph of Aaron Ward, PhD, Sarah Mattonen, PhD, and Dr. David PalmaTraining the 21st Century Scientist

Graduate programs are rethinking the traditional training model, focusing on comprehensive and transferable skills that cross disciplinary boundaries.

Dr. Ken Wright at First-St. Andrews United ChurchThe Citizen Project: Dr. Kenneth Wright

A citizen of London for most of his life, Dr. Kenneth Wright says that important life lessons served as a catalyst for his family to begin volunteering, leading him to creating a new community dental clinic to serve marginalized communities.

Photograph of Dr. Yashoda ValliereForever Connected | The Class of 2020

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry’s Class of 2020 will forever be connected because of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic. As the world searched for answers and families found new ways to deal with loss, change and adapt day in and day out, students at the School tapped into their personal resources and resiliency to complete their programs.

Photograph of Dr. Michael SanataniCultural Shift

The idea of coaching in medicine is gaining traction, but a knowledge gap remains. A unique coaching course developed by the Centre for Education Research & Innovation is training clinical faculty how to apply the principles of coaching in their work.