We Need You! Volunteer June 10-21 for Faculty’s Habitat Build

May 13, 2013 at 11:43 am

As a medical school, how do we reinforce our role as citizens of the community we live in? Last fall, I initially wrote about my vision for our faculty, staff and students to team up to build a Habitat for Humanity home in our community. I saw it as an […]

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 […]