New UGME Curriculum, New Era

April 29, 2013 at 2:35 pm

As we prepare to launch our new UGME clerkship curriculum this August, I am pleased to report on the progress of our curriculum renewal endeavor and acknowledge all of the hard work across the Faculty to date (and continuing) to develop and implement a new curriculum that exceeds the AFMC’s […]

Celebrating Teaching Excellence!

April 12, 2013 at 12:06 pm

As a university, our mandate is education, research and service. But Jeffrey Simpson, Globe & Mail national affairs columnist, university lecturer and board member, provocatively wondered at our 3rd annual Teacher Recognition Dinner whether as universities “we value teaching enough in this age where research seems to drive everything at […]

Bridging the Culture Gap

February 26, 2013 at 9:56 am

On Monday, we held Dean’s Rounds on “Understanding the Impact of Cultural Diversity in the Academic World” and were enlightened by Lionel Laroche, PhD, P.Eng., a renowned author, educational speaker and consultant who has provided cross-cultural training and coaching to over 15,000 people in nine countries. Organized by Dr. Samia […]