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October, 2012

Happy Halloween! Time to celebrate with cupcakes for a good cause

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

We hope everyone has a fun and safe Halloween! To kick off the day, enjoy some Halloween themed cupcakes for the United Way available in Medical Sciences Building lobby from 9:00 a.m. until noon … (Read More)

Flu Shot Update for Students Vaccinated at LHSC

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Health Canada has asked Novartis, manufacturer of two of the seasonal influenza vaccine brands Agriflu and Fluad, to voluntarily suspend distribution of these vaccines in Canada … (Read More)

Attention Year 1 Meds: Scholarship Opportunity!

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Applications are now available for the Dr. Jim Richardson-Tilbury Medical Entrance Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a student entering the first year of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program based on academic achievement and demonstrated financial need … (Read More)

Pink Tie fundraiser raised close to $10,000!

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Congrats to the committee and members in Meds 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and supporters of the Pink Tie fundraiser for Breast Cancer on October 25th who raised close to $10,000! … (Read More)

Paediatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology or General Surgery?

Monday, October 29, 2012

Choosing your specialty isn’t always an easy decision. Whether you are torn between Neurology and Neurosurgery or Paediatrics and Plastic Surgery, check out these useful resources to help you better choose your specialty … (Read More)

Congrats Meds 2016 on your new Mission Statement!

Friday, October 26, 2012

We were proud of the support for Meds 2016 at both campuses yesterday in joining together over pizza lunch for the release of their Mission Statement. Great team work in creating this. Hope you each use and value the business cards … (Read More)

10 Things Medical Schools Won't Tell You

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

We wanted to share this article to help you ask yourself - as medical students - is this where I see myself going (in my education) or are the risks outlined relevant to me? … (Read More)

Rendez-Vous 2012 International Conference

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

From the desk of Gerry Cooper: reflections and highlights from the Rendez-Vous 2012 International Conference … (Read More)

Hit me with your best shot! Flu shot that is...

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

It's that time of year again... Roll up your sleeve! All students and physicians are to receive the Influenza vaccine if involved in patient care. This directly affects you as an Observer in Pre-clinical years and during Electives or Clerkship … (Read More)

What’s in a name?

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

In the UME Office, we think it’s important that this blog reflect the spirit and energy of you – our students! Therefore, we want you to name the blog! Submit your entries via email … (Read More)

What’s in it for you?

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Welcome to the Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) Blog! We know life as a med student is busy and receiving countless emails from the School doesn’t help. You spoke and we listened: introducing the new UME blog … (Read More)