This years’ Paterson Lecture will be given by Dr. Martin Chalfie on Thursday, December 14, 2017. Dr. Martin Chalfie is one of the world’s most celebrated scientists and received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2008 together with Osamu Shimomura and Roger Y. Tsien “for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, GFP”.
Dr Howard Alper, a distinguished professor at the University of Ottawa, will be giving a talk, "Innovation, Science, and Economic Development—Policy Advice and Benchmarking to Shape the Future of a Nation" on November 13, one of the events taking place during Western's International Week.
Dr. Chan is said to be the most powerful international public health official in history. Acclaimed for her strategic direction in the face of public health crises, Dr. Chan has served on the front lines of the global fight against H1N1, SARS and avian influenza. She has also been instrumental in championing improvements to maternal care, HIV and AIDS care and malaria.
The 2017 Canadian Undergraduate Surgical Education Committee (CUSEC) Symposium will take place on November 16 & 17 in Vancouver, BC. If you are involved in Undergraduate Surgical Education and/or you are interested in how Surgery should be taught and learned in medical school, then this meeting is for you.
See the Line is a collaborative, 10-year initiative that seeks to educate athletes, coaches, parents and the broader community about the serious impact of concussions. In doing so it aims to shift the culture around concussion in sport, reduce the incidence of concussion and improve care through research.
This year's Dr. Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day will take place on June 23, 2017 at St. Joseph's Hospital in the Shuttleworth Auditorium. The Student Celebration Dinner will follow in the evening and will be held at Sunningdale Golf & Country Club.
Join Dr. Michael J. Strong for a light continental breakfast and casual conversation. Dr. Strong will share updates and answer your questions on key initiatves underway at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry.
London Health Research Day is the largest research day of its kind in Ontario. Each year, more than 700 people attend this event. Together, participants represent health science labs from across the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Robarts Research Institute, Lawson Health Research Institute, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London. The day includes poster and platform presentations, informative workshops, The Lucille & Norton Wolf Health Research Lecture Series, and a wine and cheese networking session for trainees and industry partners.
Recognize the outstanding accomplishments of a peer, classmate or colleague. Deadline for nomination is Friday, March 10, 2017. Nomination forms for the 2017 Alumni of Distinction Awards are now available on the Alumni of Distinction Awards website.
The STAR User Experience Group is open to all STAR users from all departments. The purpose of this group meeting is to engage with all STAR users and get feedback and suggestions for improvement from the STAR community of users.
The AMOSO Governing Committee has approved the funding of a Physician Leadership Institute (formerly PMI) course on Conflict Management and Negotiation on Friday March 3rd and Saturday March 4th 2017 in London.
Featuring Steven J. Hoffman, PhD, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health. Presentation will be at 8:30 a.m. at University Hospital Auditorium A and with OTN connection to Medical Education Building, Room 2100, University of Windsor.
Are you interested in developing a teaching innovation? You are invited to attend an information session on the Fellowship in Teaching Innovation. This session is intended for those preparing applications for the current cycle and for those who are interested in learning more about the program.
Students applying to the MSc in Surgery for 2017-18 are encouraged to apply now so that you can apply for an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (value $15000). The deadline to start an OGS application is January 24, 2017.
The honorific PIR National Awards (PIRNAs) constitute a suite of six prizes recognizing excellence among Canadian researchers, as well as their commitment to promoting their research through public outreach.