• May 7, 2021

    Plastic Surgery Residents' Research Day

    Registration is now open for the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery annual Residents' Research Day, being held virtually this year on May 7.

  • Paediatric Surgery Research Day

    The Division of Paediatric Surgery is holding its 5th Annual Research Day on May 19, 2021. This is a virtual event.

  • April 7, 2021

    Clinical Supervision: Five Reasons That It’s Harder Than We Think

    ***Event postponed*** Dr. Lorelei Lingard will be a guest lecture at the next event presented by the Department of Surgery's Gender, Equity, and Diversity Committee.

  • February 19, 2021

    Women in Surgery Keynote Lecture

    The Women in Surgery Keynote Lecture featuring Dr. Susan Moffatt-Bruce has been rescheduled for Friday, February 19, 2021.

  • December 2, 2020

    Grand Rounds

    Dr. Gigi Osler, assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Manitoba and past-president of the Canadian Medical Association, will present at this year's combined Grand Rounds.

  • November 11, 2020

    Surgery Research Day 2020

    The Dr. Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day will be a virtual event this year.

  • July 14, 2020

    New Professional Staff Orientation

    Attention: New Professional Staff. Enjoy meeting other new Professional Staff colleagues within London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care London, and gain an understanding of the role of the organizations within LHSC and St. Joseph's.

  • June 19, 2020

    Surgery Research Day - POSTPONED

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic Research Day will no longer take place on June 19, 2020.

  • April 29, 2020

    Women in Surgery Keynote Lecture - POSTPONED

    ***Please note: Due to COVID-19 precautions, this event has been postponed and will be rescheduled***

  • January 21, 2020


    Dr. Lloy Wylie will present on the topic of "Strengthening Health Equity in Undergraduate Medical Education and Continuing Professional Development: Using storytelling and role play to build competencies"

  • December 23, 2019

    2019 Holiday Closure

    The Department of Surgery Office will be closed for the holiday break beginning Monday, December 23 and will reopen on Thursday, January 2, 2020.

  • November 27, 2019

    Café Scientifique: The invisible world inside us: Exploring the human microbiome.

    Scientists and members of the Department of Surgery Drs. Gregor Reid and Jeremy Burton join Dr. Michael Silverman in unraveling the mysteries about the microbiome and using that knowledge to improve health and health care. They will also bust some myths and share the important facts when it comes to probiotics, prebiotics and the microbiome.

  • November 19, 2019

    CERI Research Seminar: Recognizing and Managing Emotions in Health Professions Education Research

  • October 23, 2019

    World Anesthesia Day - Citywide Grand Rounds: The Surgical Checklist: 10 Years Later

    The Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine is hosting Dr. Alan Merry, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland, New Zealand as the guest lecturer for the event.

  • October 22, 2019

    CERI Research Seminar

  • October 18, 2019

    36th Annual Western Homecoming Sport Medicine Day Symposium

    Presented by The Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, registration is now open for the 36th Annual Western Homecoming Sport Medicine Day Symposium.

  • September to November 2019

    2019 Western Events for United Way

    There are many ways to participate and show your support for Western's 2019 Campaign for United Way.

  • August 15, 2019

    New Faculty Orientation: Teaching at Western

    The Centre for Teaching and Learning is hosting an orientation to teaching for new full and part-time instructors. New Faculty Orientation: Teaching at Western is a full day workshop that introduces new instructors to resources and important policies related to teaching and learning at Western. The program combines presentations, panel discussions, and interactive sessions. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and clarify expectations throughout the day.

  • July 8 to July 11, 2019

    Summer Workshop Series

    The Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics is hosting a series of workshops July 8 to 11. Workshops are designed for students, staff, faculty, and researchers from a wide variety of fields including clinical research, health sciences, and social sciences.

  • June 24, 2019

    Dr. Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day

    Featuring Dr. Toni Zhong, Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, and the inaugural Belinda Stronach Chair in Breast Cancer Reconstruction at University Health Network (UHN).

  • May 15, 2019

    Perioperative Multidisciplinary Grand Rounds

  • May 14, 2019

    2019 CNS Research Day

  • April 30, 2019

    London Health Research Day 2019

    London Health Research Day provides a forum for learners to showcase their innovative work and engage in networking opportunities with peers, faculty and industry leaders.

  • April 24, 2019

    Joint Perioperative and Critical Care Rounds

  • March 19, 2019

    History of Medicine Colloquium

    This colloquium showcases the work of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry students and features their recent work in the history of medicine. Prizes will be awarded for best presentation.

  • March 7, 2019

    International Women's Day

    Educate a Woman, Empower a Nation - Join us for the 2nd annual Dr. Hanycz Leadership Lecture Series, featuring keynote address by five-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee and internationally-recognized human rights and inspirational peace activist, Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish.

  • February 21 and 22, 2019

    SAEGIS Courses: Successful Patient Interactions & Effective Team Interactions

    SAEGIS is a member of the CMPA family. Learn to have safer physician to patient interactions through their skills-based, evidence-based educational programs, two of which will be offered in London in mid-February: Successful Patient Interactions and Effective Team Interactions.

  • January 16, 2019

    Multidisciplinary Perioperative Grand Rounds

    Topic: Optimizing Postoperative Opioid Management

  • Summer 2018

    Transition to Residency

    The Transition to Residency program for PGY1s is a series of workshops held every Wednesday afternoon through July and August to help facilitate the challenging move from medical school to residency.

  • June 15, 2018

    Resident and MSc in Surgery Celebration Dinner

  • May 9, 2018

    Exchange: A London Health Research Day Forum on Diversity and Inclusivity

    Exchange: A London Health Research Day Forum on Diversity and Inclusivity aims to foster conversations around equity, diversity and inclusivity in the careers of health researchers. This is a topic of national importance that has garnered attention and action from the federal government, the tri-council funding agencies (CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC) and scientists across the country.

  • May 23, 2018 | 7:00-8:00 a.m.

    CBME: Getting the Surgeon Ready for July 2018

    This session will feature presentations on assessing learners and transitioning to CBME.

  • April 15th, 2018

    DEADLINE: Application for MSc in Surgery

    To ensure consideration for Fall term admission (September 1 start), applications must be received by April 15. To apply, complete the Research Template for Applicants and attach it to the Application Form available from the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website.

  • April 11, 2018

    Registration Open: Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day

    Registration to attend the Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day opens April 11th.

  • March 26, 2018

    Call for Abstracts: Department of Surgery Research Day

    The Dr. Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day will be held on Friday, June 15, 2018 at King’s University College, London. The deadline to submit an abstract for presentation is March 5, 2018.

  • March 28, 2018

    Citywide General Surgery Grand Rounds

    “DAMAGE CONTROL RESUSCITATION and SURGERY in REMOTE SETTINGS”, Chief John I. Leasiolagi, LCPO, Marine Special Operations Company – G, 2D Marine Raider Battalion, Camp Lejeune, NC.

  • February 21, 2018

    Perioperative Multidisciplinary Grand Rounds

  • January 31, 2018

    Multidisciplinary Perioperative Grand Rounds

    SAVE THE DATE: January 31, 2018 (Perioperative Rounds - Ronnie Rosenthal, MD, MS, FACS)

  • January - June 2018

    Acuity STAR Training Sessions

    Training sessions for Acuity STAR have been scheduled for the first half of 2018. Sessions will take place each month at University Hospital and Victoria Hospital.

  • November 29 to December 21, 2017

    Acuity STAR Training Classes

    Training classes for the Acuity STAR data entry system are now listed for the remainder of this year.

  • December 14, 2017

    Paterson Lecture 2017

    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”.

  • November 13, 2017

    Science Policy Lecture by Dr. Howard Alper Visit

    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.

  • November 8, 2017

    Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds

    We welcome Visiting Professor Dr. William M. Kuzon, Jr, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, from the University of Michigan to the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery's Grand Rounds.

  • October 21, 2017

    Dean's Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Margaret Chan

    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.

  • October 11, 2017

    LHSC's President’s Award Program

    Nominations for the 2017 awards are open and will be accepted until October 11, 2017. Please review the nomination process and help recognize the remarkable people you know!

  • September 30, 2017

    CUSEC 2017 Symposium - Registration

    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.

  • August 16, 2017

    See the Line

    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.

  • June 30, 2017

    Canada Day - Office Closed

    The Department of Surgery office will be closed on Friday, June 30, 2017 for the Canada Day statutory holiday. The office will reopen on Monday, July 3, 2017.

  • June 23, 2017

    Student Celebration Dinner

    Join us in celebrating the achievements of our graduating residents and MSc in Surgery students.

  • June 23, 2017

    Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day

    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.

  • April 19, 2017

    Lawson Impact Awards

    The Lawson Impact Awards is an annual event that honours research making a difference and acknowledges the unique accomplishments of our scientists, staff, trainees and partners.

  • April 6, 2017

    Conversation and Coffee with the Dean

    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.

  • April 5, 2017

    3MT Western 2017: Final Round

    Western's 2017 3MT Final will be held on Wednesday, April 5 at 10:00 a.m. in the Davenport Theatre, Talbot College.

  • March 28, 2017

    London Health Research Day

    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.

  • March 10, 2017

    Alumni of Distinction Awards

    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.

  • March 3, 2017

    STAR User Experience Group

    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.

  • March 3-4, 2017

    Physician Leadership Institute (formerly PMI) course: Conflict Management and Negotiation

    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.

  • February 10, 2017

    Global Health Conversation Series

    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.

  • January 30, 2017

    LHRD 2017 - Call for Abstracts

    The submission deadline for this year's London Health Research Day is Monday, January 30, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Submissions will not be accepted after the deadline.

  • January 27, 2017

    Fellowship in Teaching Innovation - Information Session

    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.

  • January 24, 2017

    OGS Scholarship Deadline

    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.

  • January 18, 2017

    Citywide Critical Care Grand Rounds

    Guest Speaker - Dr. Richard Novick Trouble in the OR - The Call, The Save, and The Threat

  • January 17-19, 2017

    Acuity STAR Training Sessions

    Training sessions for Acuity STAR have been scheduled once per month from January to June. Sessions will take place each month at University Hospital, Victoria Hospital, and online.

  • January 16, 2017

    Partners in Research National Awards - 2017 Nomination deadline

    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.

  • January 4, 2017

    Call for submissions: The 2017 International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE)

    The International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE) is the world’s largest conference devoted exclusively to advancing residency education.

  • December 1, 2016

    MSc in Surgery Public Lecture - December

    You are invited to attend the upcoming MSc in Surgery Public Lecture "Physical Activity Levels in Total Hip Arthroplasty Comparing the Direct Interior Approach to the Direct Lateral Approach: A Prospective Cohort Study" presented by MSc in Surgery Candidate, Dr. Abdulaziz Aljurayyan

  • December 1, 2016

    Conversation and Coffee with the Dean

    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.

  • November 30, 2016

    Perioperative Multidisciplinary Grand Rounds

    Dr. Patrick Colquhoun, Associate Professor, Division of General Surgery, presents the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Project (ACS NSQIP).

  • November 28, 2016

    Grand rounds - HULC rehab rounds

    HULC rehab rounds will be held on Nov. 28, from 7 to 8 am, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Shuttleworth Auditorium, Room D0-104. The topic is To Stabilize nor not to stabilize the Scapula in FSHD, that is the Question presented by Dr. George Athwal, Dr. Thomas Miller, and Dr. Shannon Venance.

  • Open

    Call for Applications: MSc in Surgery

    Applications for 2017-18 are now being accepted. Prospective students of the MSc in Surgery graduate program will find further details about the program on the future students section of the MSc in Surgery website.

  • November 24, 2016

    Western Strategic Support For CIHR Success

    Targeted at researchers who are not currently holding external CIHR funding or are preparing to submit to a larger CIHR grant.

  • Oct. 31, 2016

    Applications Due: Resident/Fellow Travel Award

    The deadline to apply for the Resident/Fellow Travel Award is October 31.

  • Oct. 31, 2016

    Conversation and Coffee with the Dean

    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.

  • Oct. 26

    Department of Paediatrics Grand Rounds Presentation

    Guest lecturer Magali Fassiotto, PhD, Assistant Dean, Office of Faculty Development and Diversity Stanford University School of Medicine, will be presenting on the topic of "Implicit Gender Bias in Medicine: I Have It. You Have It. What Can We Do About It?"

  • Oct. 19, 2016

    Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day 2016

    Presented jointly by St. Joseph’s Health Care London and London Health Sciences Centre, BRA Day is a national campaign to promote education, awareness and access for women who may wish to consider post-mastectomy breast reconstruction.

  • Oct 12, 2016

    LHSC's 2016 President's Award Program

    Nominations for the 2016 President's Award program will be accepted anytime until the nomination deadline of October 12.

  • Oct 3, 2015

    Fall 2016 Lawson Internal Research Fund (IRF) Competition

    Completed applications for both Pilot Studies and Studentship Awards should be submitted electronically to no later than October 3rd, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

  • Sep 26, 2016

    Department of Surgery IRF Competition

    The Fall Junior Faculty IRF competition is now open. The deadline for applications is Monday, September 26, 2016.

  • Sep 2, 2016

    2016 Catalyst Grants for Translational Cancer Research Competition

    Deadline: Friday, September 2, 2016 at 12:00 NOON.

  • Aug 24, 2016

    Trudell Medical Breakfast Symposium

    Proceeds from the breakfast will support the Urology Program at St. Joseph’s Health Care London.

  • Aug 18, 2016

    MSc in Surgery Public Lecture

    "Evaluating the Effects of Patellofemoral Offset Changes and Trochlear Design in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Radiographic, Visual and Topographical Analysis" will be presented by MSc in Surgery candidate Dr. Jacob Matz.

  • Aug 17, 2016

    New Faculty Orientation and the Dean's Welcome Barbecue

    Dr. Michael J. Strong, Dean, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and the Office of Hospital & Interfaculty Relations cordially invite newly-appointed faculty members to attend the 2016 New Faculty Orientation.

  • July 15, 2016

    Dean's Research Initiative Grant Competition

    Deadline for Applications is July 15

  • June 24, 2016

    2016 Dr. Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day

    The 2016 Dr. Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016 at the Shuttleworth Auditorium.

  • May 30, 2016

    MSc in Surgery Public Lecture

    "Intra-abdominal Hypertension and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome" Presenter: Dr. Patrick Murphy, MSc in Surgery Candidate

  • October 4-8, 2015

    History of Surgery Poster Competition

    At Clinical Congress 2015, the American College of Surgeons will be holding the inaugural History of Surgery Poster Competition. Submissions are due May 29.

  • June 22, 2015

    Annual Resident & MSc in Surgery Student Celebration Dinner

    The Annual Resident & MSc in Surgery Student Celebration Dinner will be held on the evening of Monday, June 22 at the FireRock Golf Club in Komoka, ON.

  • June 22, 2015

    Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day

    The 2015 Robert Zhong Department of Surgery Research Day will be held on Monday, June 22 at the Shuttleworth Auditorium (D0-104) in St. Joseph's Hospital.

  • May 31, 2015

    Master Class on Writing Research for Publication

    If you are actively writing a research manuscript or scholarly project, this course is for you. This intensive, 2½ day course is jointly offered by the Centre for Education Research & Innovation (CERI) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Sunday, May 31 to Tuesday, June 2, 2015 in beautiful Bayfield, ON

  • May 20, 2015

    MSc in Surgery Public Lecture

    May 20 at 4:00 p.m. Auditorium B, University Hospital.

  • April 9, 2015

    3MT - Three Minute Thesis

    MSc in Surgery student, Moustafa Haddara, was selected among the top 20 finalists.

  • March 6, 2015

    2015 Awards of Excellence

    The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, March 6.

  • March 16, 2015

    Mini Fellowship Fund Spring 2015 Competition

    The deadline for nominations is Monday, March 16 at 8:00 a.m. Applications should be sent electronically in a single PDF file to For more information on the Mini Fellowship Competition please visit the Continuing Professional Development website.

  • September 29 and 30, 2014

    MSc in Surgery Public Lectures

    MSc in Surgery Candidates presenting in September 2014.