Oct. 11, 2018

Connecting students, faculty and staff of the Cumming School of Medicine
to the latest news, events and goings-on.
Influenza Vaccination Clinics: Foothills Campus | Oct. 15-16 More
2018 Gairdner Lectures with Dr. Davor Solter and Dr. Edward Boyden | Oct. 23 More
Tzed Talks: Confused about Cannabis?  | Oct. 16 
Rich Man, Poor Man Dinner & Silent Auction | Nov. 3
Dr. Susa Benseler appointed director of Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute More
2018 Campaign Update
More than $12,400 has been raised by the CSM students, faculty and staff in the early days of the 2018 United Way campaign. The early bird deadline for donating through the personalized URL is Oct. 17. Find out more about early bird prizes, Medicine Island Wine Survivor, Gift Card Survivor, Market Day, the Used Book Sale, the Department Challenge and other ways that you can contribute to the campaign this year.
Survivor starting soon!
Registration for both Medicine Island Wine Survivor and Gift Card Survivor gets underway Monday, Oct. 15.

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Medal for Distinguished Service
  • Dr. John Kortbeek, MD
  • Dr. Harvey Rabin, MD
Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Long Service Award
  • Dr. Peter Grundy, MD
  • Dr. Michal Kalisiak, MD
Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Member Emeritus
  • Dr. Steven Edworthy, MD
  • Dr. Brent Friesen, MD
  • Dr. Rowland Nichol, MD
AMA Award for Compassionate Service
  • Dr. Bonnie Larson, MD
More on each of the above-mentioned awards.

Have you been recognized with an award for excellence in research or education? Share your success!
JLABS Webinars
Register now to watch live:
Innovate Calgary and TEC Health Accelerator Information Session
Learn about intellectual property considerations when developing a novel idea as well as medical commercialization and scale up resources that are available in the province. More

For more on entrepreneurship and opportunities available, visit
Mechanical equipment installation in HMRB
On Saturday, Oct. 13, mechanical equipment in the Heritage Medical Research Building (HMRB) is being installed. More
UCalgary Cares | Reading Week Programs
Students: Spend your Reading Week learning about important social issues while working with community organizations in a meaningful way, and getting to know a team of your peers. Deadline to apply is Oct. 12.

Nominations for Teaching Excellence Awards now open!
Do you have a professor that inspires you? Is your instructor passionate about teaching? Does your TA always go that extra mile to ensure you succeed?
Nominate them for a Teaching Excellence Award!
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