About Us

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The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University has a long tradition of excellence, beginning with founding of the medical school in 1881 and continuing with the formation of the dental school in 1964.

Our reputation has been built by dedicated teachers, breakthrough discoveries, our commitment to social responsibility and our affinity for strategic partnerships.

Today, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is a leading Canadian centre of outstanding education and research shaping health care for the next generation.

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry has initiated several major planning priorities within the School, focusing on organizational structure, research infrastructure and support, new education programs, space and resource planning, information technology and communications strategies. These initiatives have focused on a range of short-term priorities for Schulich and have laid the foundation for a new strategic plan to address long-term priorities.