Applications due: April 17, 2017. The program assistant will work with the program manager to implement programming in support of recruitment and retention of African Nova Scotians in the academic programs of medicine, dentistry, and health professions.
Saturday April 29, 2017. Montreal General Hospital - Livingston Hall. Through a collaborative effort between students and health professionals from the McGill University Health Centre, we aim to provide a forum for discussion regarding the different challenges and approaches within the field of global surgery. This conference aims to bring together students and professionals from different health science backgrounds, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, physiotherapy and occupational therapy, across multiple Canadian universities, to stimulate research and promote global surgery.
March 23, 2017 @ 7pm. Alumni Hall, University of King's College, 6350 Coburg Rd. Halifax. One of the world's most influential voices, named a Global Thought Leader in 2015 by the World Post. Professor of Philosophy and Law, New York University, was named one of Foreign Policy’s Top 100 public intellectuals, and is an internationally recognized speaker and bestselling author.
October 29-31 2017. Marriott Hotel, Ottawa ON. Leaving no one behind? Reflection for action in a changing world. On January 1, 2016, the United Nations’ (UN) 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) came into effect to end extreme poverty while combatting health, social and economic injustices - with an overarching goal to leave no one behind.
Wed March 22, 2017 @ 6:30-8:30pm. Halifax Central Library. In this event Catherine Martin (L’nu) and Sandra Muse Isaacs (Giduwah) bring us the living richness and complexities of Indigenous knowledges, storytelling and oral traditions, in multiple forms.
March 21, 2017 @ 6-8 PM. Dalhousie SUB Room 307. In commemoration of the United Nations Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination BSAC is hosting a documentary screening and panel discussion on the legacy of Viola Desmond.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 7-9 PM. Woodlawn United Church, 54 Woodlawn Road, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Join us for an evening of education & understanding as we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination with several speakers who work in our community to build bridges, equity, and social harmony.
Friday, May 5 2017 @ 8:00 am- 4:30 pm. Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. Academic Day is an annual event jointly sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry, the Nova Scotia Health Authority Central Zone Addictions and Mental Health Program and Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine Continuing Professional Development.It features multiple speakers focused on a chosen theme. The audience consists of psychiatrists, primary care physicians, residents, medical students, and multidisciplinary mental health clinicians from throughout the Atlantic Provinces representing Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, and Geriatric Psychiatry.
Thurs. March 9, 2017 @ 7 - 9 PM. The Old Triangle, Prince St. Halifax. Do you think you are the Trivia Master? Or are you just the adventurous type who wants to travel the world? Come out and challenge yourself to a night full of trivia, drinks and prizes! After spending 6 months in various countries across the world, the IYIP interns are back and ready to test your knowledge on culture, geography, international development, and many more!