Student Affairs & Wellness Liaisons (SAWL)

Student representatives

  • Shall be a ‘safety net’ for fellow medical students offering support and guidance in a confidential and non-judgemental manner.  Reps may direct students to services within Dalhousie and beyond.

  • Shall coordinate and promote sessions/activities, including
    Orientation Week - i.e., panel with SAWLs reps and Student Affairs, followed by Yoga
    Physician Addiction OR Mental Health Talk
    Significant Others Night
    Panel discussions between senior and junior students.

  • Shall promote Student Affairs events throughout the year –
    Career Night/Day,
    Resident Living Library
    Career Counselling Sessions

  • Shall manage and promote student wellness resources (including counselling, Doctor’s Nova Scotia support program, Doctor’s New Brunswick support program, etc)
  • Shall represent/support student(s) at committees and events

  • Member of the Wellness Week team with DMSS Sports and Wellness Rep, VP External Jr., President of Med1 class, President of Med2 class.

  • Monthly meetings with Assistant Dean and Director of Student Affairs of their respective campus (applies to Med1 and Med2 SAWLs)
    For more information
    Reps :
    Warda Limaye
    John Bartolacci