Jan. 24, 2019

Connecting students, faculty and staff of the Cumming School of Medicine
to the latest news, events and goings-on
Conversations with the President: Foothills campus | Jan. 28 More
Indigenous Knowledge Public Lecture Series | Feb. 7 More
Bell Let's Talk Day 2019 - Join the Conversation | Jan. 30
MedShave 2019 | Feb. 14
CAHS Panel Report: Improving the quality of life and care of persons living with dementia and their caregivers. More
How can we improve emergency department wait times? UCalgary student team creates award-winning answer. More
Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP)
GAPP funds downstream research and development projects driven by challenges and opportunities identified by end-users. Specific objectives of the program include:
  • Promote the application and commercialization of genomics-derived solutions to address key sector challenges and opportunities
  • De-risk follow-on investment from public and private partners
  • Increase socioeconomic impact and profitability of genomics research by accelerating its translation to application
For more information, contact Anita at

Sell Your Science
Save-the-Date for the Johnson & Johnson workshop, Sell Your Science. The event will be held Mar. 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Theatre 4, HSC. Registration information will be circulated in the coming weeks.

Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development (CME & PD) Graduate Science Education (GSE) Office of Health and Medical Education Scholarships (OHMES)
Alberta Health Services is updating employees and partners on construction of a connector linking the Calgary Cancer Centre with the Foothills Medical Centre (FMC). Work got underway this week to strengthen existing columns at the FMC main building. More
2019 University of Calgary Three Minute Thesis
Thesis-based grad students are invited to enter this world-renowned research communication competition. Sharpen your communication skills by presenting your research to a general audience in three minutes with a single slide. $1750 in cash prizes. Registration opens Feb 1. For more information, or to watch videos of previous winners, visit

Undergraduate Summer Studentship funding
Winter chill got you thinking about summer? Apply for an undergraduate summer studentship! Funding is available from Alberta Innovates, PURE, O’Brien Centre (BHSc program), and many more. The application deadline is Feb. 8. More.
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