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News relevant to the Department of Psychiatry will be posted here in between issues of Headlines.

2020 COUPE Best Paper Contest for Medical Students

The COUPE “Best Paper Award for Medical Students” is designed to recognize a student in undergraduate medical training who demonstrates an enhanced level of understanding and interest in mental health.

Furthermore, this prize is intended to reward a student who takes the time and effort (during an extremely busy year!) to investigate a specific issue relevant to mental health, either within psychiatry or another area of medicine.

Finally, this prize is intended to reward the student who best demonstrates an advanced level of scholarship expected at the senior stages of undergraduate medical education.

Essays will be submitted via e-mail to the chair of the Psychiatry Undergraduate Education Committee Dr. Cheryl Murphy at Submissions will not be accepted after Midnight, Friday, March 27, 2020. (Paper submissions will not be accepted)

View the flyer for full details [PDF - 215KB]


2020 Trans*Health Symposium  

DATE: April 16 – 17, 2020

LOCATION: Room C170, Collaborative Health & Education Building, Dalhousie University (5793 University Ave, Halifax, NS B3H 1V7)

TO REGISTER: Contact Ms. Debi Follett (; 902-470-8087) to obtain your registration package.

Registration closes on March 31, 2020.

View the symposium schedule [PDF - 336KB]
View the symposium program [PDF - 123KB]