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September, 2013

Don't forget to apply for the Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry Annual Student Writing Competition

Monday, September 30, 2013

Canadian medical students and residents are invited to submit reflective essays, poetry, or short fiction that explore the intersection of mental health and the humanities to the Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry Annual Student Writing Competition … (Read More)

Windsor Hospital Realignment

Monday, September 30, 2013

This past July, the board of Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital (HDGH) and the Board of Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH) approved the transitional realignment plan for the Windsor hospitals … (Read More)

Thanks to our students

Friday, September 27, 2013

As the labour disruption at the University of Windsor moves into its fourth week, I want to thank all our Windsor Program students for their patience and continued flexibility. Your willingness to work with us as changes are being made to class locations and times is especially appreciated. … (Read More)

International Experiences Showcase opportunity

Friday, September 27, 2013

We encourage all students who participated in international educational experiences this past year to present a poster at our International Experiences Showcase, to be held on Thursday, November 14 … (Read More)

Welcome back to all our grads joining us for Homecoming

Friday, September 27, 2013

Welcome back to all graduates joining us for Homecoming. We hope each of you have a weekend of special memories … (Read More)

Updates from the desk of Dr. Tithecott

Friday, September 27, 2013

Our thanks to the student leaders, organizers and participants in the IPE day last Saturday. Well done all! Our thanks to Pam Bere and her staff for an outstanding integration dinner between Meds and Dents on Monday night … (Read More)

Creating new Synergies in Simulation Education and Training – photos

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

More than 70 education and clinical leaders, and simulation training experts from across southwestern Ontario converged at Fanshawe College this past weekend to create new synergies in simulation education and training … (Read More)

Attendance reminder to all Year 1 and Year 2 students in London and Windsor

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

We would like to remind you that we consider your attendance to be of primary importance. Your engaged presence communicates a respect for both your colleagues and your facilitators, and speaks to your professionalism as a student of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry … (Read More)

Dean’s welcome for MEDS and DENTS 2017 photos

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Check out some of the photos from last night’s event … (Read More)

Simulation consortium today

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Today, more than 70 education and clinical leaders, and simulation training experts from across southwestern Ontario will converge at Fanshawe College to create new synergies in simulation education and training … (Read More)

Creating new Synergies in Simulation Education and Training

Friday, September 20, 2013

All students interested in learning more about simulation education and training, please consider attending the SWAhN workshop at Fanshawe College tomorrow … (Read More)

Year 1 & 2 Meds – call for volunteer research assistants

Friday, September 20, 2013

Calling all Year 1 & 2 Meds, Dr. Naveen Poonai, a paediatric emergency physician at the Children's Hospital – LHSC, is looking for volunteer research assistants … (Read More)

Reminder: Learn about the history of pain. Join us for the 2013 Goodman Lectures: Sept. 24 – 26

Thursday, September 19, 2013

The Department of History presents the 2013 Goodman Lectures: "The Flesh is Weak: A History of Pain from the 18th Century to the Present” … (Read More)

The Next 36 - business venture opportunity, Sept. 23

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

36 exceptional undergraduate students will be selected from across Canada and all academic disciplines to participate in building their own business venture. For up to nine months, selected students will receive mentorship from some of Canada’s top business leaders, up to $80,000 … (Read More)

Register now for HealthAchieve – November 4 - 6

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

HealthAchieve is one of the largest and most prestigious health care events in North America and is the perfect opportunity for future leaders to learn, share and network with some of the best and brightest health care and business leaders … (Read More)

A special note of thanks from Dr. Gary Tithecott

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

I would like to thank you for your understanding as we manage the impact of the continued labour disruption on our Windsor Program office … (Read More)

Update regarding labour disruption at Windsor University

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

We have been informed that the University of Windsor has ratified agreements with Unifor Locals 195 and 2458, avoiding additional/new disruptions in service. The University remains open and classes continue as scheduled. Please note however, our professional staff remains on strike. … (Read More)

5th Annual Mentoring for Charity Golf Tournament - Sept 25

Monday, September 16, 2013

Join us for the 5th Annual Mentoring for Charity Golf Tournament, bringing together students and residents from the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and MBA students from the Ivey Business School … (Read More)

Public health learning tools challenge - 1st place receives $2500

Monday, September 16, 2013

Want to make an impact towards a healthier future for all? Create a cartoon, video, game or other creative teaching tool that addresses a key area of public health or preventive medicine and you could win one of 13 available cash prizes … (Read More)

Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry Annual Student Writing Competition

Friday, September 13, 2013

Canadian medical students and residents are invited to submit reflective essays, poetry, or short fiction that explore the intersection of mental health and the humanities to the Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry Annual Student Writing Competition … (Read More)

Updates from the desk of Dr. Tithecott

Friday, September 13, 2013

We have a few upcoming events and announcements I would like to share with you … (Read More)

William Carlos Williams Poetry Contest

Friday, September 13, 2013

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is sponsoring its 32nd annual poetry writing competition during the 2013-2014 academic year. The competition is open to medicine students … (Read More)

How to get your White Coat family photos

Thursday, September 12, 2013

It's hard to believe that the White Coat Ceremony took place just two weeks ago. We were so pleased to welcome you and your families into the Schulich Medicine family and celebrate the start to what will be a great four-year journey … (Read More)

It’s the Medical Matchup of the century

Thursday, September 12, 2013

This year’s Homecoming game finds the Western Mustangs charging against the Queen’s University Golden Gaels. A battle of epic proportions is brewing as Dr. Michael J. Strong, Dean, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry has challenged Dr. Richard Reznick, Dean, Queen’s School of Medicine … (Read More)

Publication opportunity for our meds

Thursday, September 12, 2013

In just over a year, 157 articles from 74 writers at 38 institutions across the United States, Canada and India have been published on in-Training … (Read More)

Windsor labour disruption – how to stay informed

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

To our Windsor meds, during the Windsor labour disruption, it is important you check the student information page for updates and answers to your questions … (Read More)

Winding down the summer with Yin Hui’s SRTP

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Throughout the summer we have followed med student Yin Hui as she completed her SRTP project looking at the nature of teaching discussions around care of the elderly on clinical teaching units. Check out her post below as she wraps up her project and reflects on a summer of research … (Read More)

Windsor Program - resources and support during labour disruption

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Please review the contact information for the Windsor Program Administration should you require assistance during the CUPE 1393 work stoppage … (Read More)

Relive the excitment of Orientation Week 2013 - check out the recap video

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Orientation Week 2013 was one like no other; for the first time you were given the opportunity to really experience and prepare for what the next chapter in your life will bring … (Read More)

How are you going the extra mile?

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

You work hard, you play hard and we all know that many of you also go the extra mile and give back though volunteer work … (Read More)

Global Health Funding Committee – apply now

Monday, September 9, 2013

Planning an international clinical elective? Participating in a conference or workshop related to marginalized communities? Apply to the Global Health Funding Committee for financial assistance. Application deadline is September 15 … (Read More)

Note to all Windsor Program Learners regarding possible strike - from the desk of Gerry Cooper

Sunday, September 8, 2013

From Gerry Cooper, Friday, Sept 6: As we reconvene the 2013-2014 academic period, I want you to know of my appreciation for choosing the Windsor Program to study medicine. … (Read More)

Windsor Strike info for students

Sunday, September 8, 2013

The University of Windsor will remain open - please take some time to review the Information for Students webpage to address any questions or concerns and to understand how this may impact you. … (Read More)

UWindsor open, classes continue during labour disruption

Sunday, September 8, 2013

The University of Windsor will remain open and classes will continue during a CUPE 1393 work stoppage that began at 12:45 am on Sunday, September 8 … (Read More)

Best wishes and updates – from the desk of Dr. Tithecott

Friday, September 6, 2013

It’s a great early fall weekend for integration weekend as the London classes of Meds 2016 and 2017 travel to Windsor. Enjoy … (Read More)

MD Class of 2017 orientation - photo slideshow from rural community visits

Friday, September 6, 2013

Check out our photo slideshow from the Meds Class of 2017 orientation week visits to rural centres including Woodstock and East Elgin … (Read More)

Security & Safety Tips

Friday, September 6, 2013

Check out these important tips to keep you, your property and those around you safe … (Read More)

Photos from the Windsor Program meet & greet

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Check out these photos from the Windsor Program meet & greet welcoming our Windsor meds class of 2017! Wishing all our meds a great school year … (Read More)

Join us for the 2013 Goodman Lectures: Sept. 24 – 26

Thursday, September 5, 2013

The Department of History presents the 2013 Goodman Lectures: "The Flesh is Weak:" A History of Pain from the 18th Century to the Present” presented by Joanna Bourke … (Read More)

Reminder: VERC bookings and availability

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Please note that the main VERC room (MSB 150) is booked for training of the Medicine Year 3 Clerks this morning. The small VERC room (MSB 150A) is also booked … (Read More)

Check out the new School video – Our Story

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Introducing the new School video. We premiered this last week to our new Meds during orientation, but want you all to check out. Learn about the School’s rich and proud history, where we are today, and where we’re going … (Read More)

Welcome back!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Welcome back everyone! An exciting day as Meds 2014 embark for their electives, Meds 2015 start on Clerkship, Meds 2016 and 2017 return/start large and small group learning … (Read More)

VERC bookings and availability

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Please note that the main VERC room (MSB 150) is booked for training of the Medicine Year 3 Clerks on the morning of Thursday, September 5. The small VERC room (MSB 150A) is also booked … (Read More)

New! Undergraduate Medical Education video – featuring some of your peers

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Check out the new Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Undergraduate Medical Education video! The UME video was just launched as part of the School’s new video series … (Read More)