Through the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Ottawa has become the first Canadian university to endorse the Brocher Declaration, a new set of principles intended to guide policy on short-term global health work, which too often fails to consider the needs of a host community and occasionally causes more harm than good.
A new academic year can be exciting but also daunting. To help cheer on our learners, we would like to share some tips and encouragement from fellow students and teachers at the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine.
uOttawa MD students designed new learning module to bring greater skin of colour representation to their dermatology curriculum
With full support from their professors, six uOttawa medical students created an official new module for their MD program to address a gap in skin colour representation in Western medical teachings for dermatology.