We are proud at Western that our reputation has attracted many educators, researchers, and physicians at the top of their field. As the Canadian health care system continues to evolve, we strive to produce graduates who will work with other health care providers to promote health, prevent illness, and provide evidence based diagnosis and treatment for patients in the context of their families and communities. Together with our teaching hospitals and research institutes, Western offers many new and exciting opportunities for you.
Areas of Expertise
Within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, there has developed special expertise in the areas of biotechnology, medical imaging, neurological science, orthopaedic and transplant surgery, and immunology. Areas of major development include in vitro fertilization, clinical pharmacology, and reproductive and molecular biology. Significant areas of research include the study of blood flow, neurological diseases, decompression sickness, diabetes, treatment of cancer, liver diseases, perinatal medicine, endocrinology, cardiovascular diseases, aneurysms, osteoporosis, orthopaedic devices, sports medicine, and lipid and phospholipid metabolism. Finally, three separate Senate approved centres concentrate on Human Nutrition, Activity and Aging, and Studies in Family Medicine.