Unfortunately, in light of the recent COVID-19 developments in Ottawa, we are postponing the International and Global Health Symposium until the Fall. Stay tuned for more details on all IGHO activities, including virtual events.
Since 2016, the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine has hosted a group of students from Shanghai for a month-long Summer School Program followed by a 2-week joint Introduction to the Profession Unit in the Undergraduate Medical Program as part of their Pre-Medicine Program.
This spring, the International and Global Health Office (IGHO) welcomed six specialists from Tongren Hospital in Shanghai for a customized training program at the Faculty of Medicine from May 1st to June 7th, 2019.
The Faculty of Medicine’s Office of Internationalization (OI) welcomed four specialists from Tongren Hospital and five family physicians from affiliated Community Health Centres in the Changning district of Shanghai, to partake in a specialized training program at the Faculty of Medicine from October 15 to November 30, 2018
From July 3 to 13, 2018, University of Lyon hosted the 2nd Medicine and Humanities International Summer School. The summer training program with the theme “In every sense” gathered 34 students and 5 professors from the four partner institutions. 9 students from uOttawa Faculty of Medicine were accompanied by Dr. Jean Roy, Director Medicine and Humanities Program and by Dr. Isabelle Burnier, Adjunct Professor and member of Medicine and Humanities Committee at the faculty.
From May 14 to June 22, the Faculty of Medicine’s Office of Internationalization (OI) welcomed specialists from Shanghai taking part in the Tongren Hospital Specialist Observership Program. The program was based on the current uOttawa Department of Family Medicine Train-the-Trainer Program.
The Faculty of Medicine recently bid farewell to fellow Dr. Dan Dan Shi, as she returned to Shanghai. The Department for Innovation in Medical Education (DIME) and the University of Ottawa Skills and Simulation Centre (uOSSC) had offered Shi a fellowship beginning in July 2017.
From July 31st to August 24th, 2018 twenty six students from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine (SJTUSM) participated in the fourth summer school held by the Faculty of Medicine in Ottawa. The Ottawa-Jiao Tong Summer School was created with the purpose of introducing Chinese students to Canadian Humanities and English language education.
Since the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine signed a partnership with the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine in October 2014, the two schools have collaborated on many international medical initiatives and expanded opportunities for learners. Recently, two residents in Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) surgical specialties completed electives in Shanghai.