Nov. 15, 2018

Connecting students, faculty and staff of the Cumming School of Medicine
to the latest news, events and goings-on
7th Annual Market Day | Nov. 26  More
CSM String Quartet Holiday Concert at Noon | Dec. 4 More
ii' taa'poh'to'p update and gathering | Nov. 29 More
Addiction Symposium | Harm Reduction | Dec. 7 More
The Dean's Talk - Thank you for joining us! More
Dr. Richard Fedorak, MD, dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, passed away on Nov. 8, 2018. 

An open house for family, friends, patients, and colleagues to remember Dr. Fedorak will be held at the Edmonton Golf and Country Club – Ramsey Room from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16.

The University of Alberta and the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry will hold a celebration of Dr. Fedorak’s life and contributions. Details will be posted here as they become available.

United Way Volunteers Needed: Used Book Sale, Market Day and Bake Sale
It has already been 49+ weeks since last years Annual United Way Book sale, Market Day and Bake Sale!!! These fantastic fundraisers have been a great source of monies raised for our annual United Way Campaign and we know that the secret to our success is our volunteers.
There is a long list of volunteer times available so please take a look at the days, times and opportunities and sign up when and where you can.
Volunteer Sign-up

Upcoming Events:

  • Nov. 23 - Finale of Wine Survivor | HSC Mall
  • Nov. 26 - 28 - Book Sale | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., HMRB atrium
  • Nov. 26 - Market Day | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., HRIC atrium

For more on the 2018 CSM United Way Campaign, visit:

Pitch Clinic 2018
Want to learn what makes a good business pitch and how to structure it? Learn the basics, build your pitch, meet with our mentors and practice your skills. Join Market Grade, in partnership with the Hunter Hub and the Schulich School of Engineering for their 2018 Pitch Clinic on Nov. 18. More

TENET i2c: Apply now!
The TENET i2c program facilitates the translation of medical research and discovery into product development and company creation. At the end of the program there is a pitch competition for a $100K prize. The deadline is Monday, Dec. 10, 2018.
Apply today!
Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development (CME & PD) Health Sciences Library
Call for Student Volunteers | Gairdner International Symposium
The O'Brien Institute for Public Health is looking for student volunteers to assist with the Gairdner International Symposium on Nov. 30. Volunteer positions include registration, time-keeper for presentations, and monitoring shuttle bus departure. To volunteer and for more information, please contact:

Koopmans Memorial Research Fund
The application process for the Koopmans Memorial Research Fund is now open. The endowment provides funds for innovative research into the mechanisms of food intake, energy balance or integrative GI physiology. Submissions can be sent to the Office of the Associate Dean (Research) at The application deadline is Dec. 17, 2018.
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