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Your news at the heart of your Faculty of Dentistry / Issue 54 / November 5th, 2015

New Surgical Innovation Program now offered to students

Learn. Design. Innovate. These are the objectives of the new Surgical Innovation Program. The program will allow students to develop and put into practice the skills required to design and market innovations that are tailored to suit surgical sector needs. To learn more about the program and apply see here.

Dr. Esfandiari visits White House with the ADEA Leadership Institute

Dr. Shahrokh Esfandiari was at the White House last month as part of his training with the ADEA Leadership Institute. The day-long visit was part of the academic curriculum, designed to develop the nation’s most promising individuals at academic dental institutions to become future leaders in dental and higher education. Read the full story here.

Graduate Students confer degrees

Congratulations to all of our graduate students who conferred their degrees recently. Click here to see the full list.

Graduate student presented with Young Author Award

Graduate student Dr. Kelvin Ian Afrashtehfar was invited as a guest to the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics (CARDP) 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting where he was presented the "Young Author Award" by CARDP's Academic Liason Dr. Peter Taylor.


McGill Wide

Teaching what’s important: Educating Students for today and tomorrow

A day long symposium for McGill Instructors focusing on strategies inside and outside the classroom. During the day participants will highlight the range of aspirations McGill has for student learning and develop tools to make them come true. December 11 @ New Residence Hall Ballroom.



November 6, 20154th Annual OMFS Research Day @ McCord Museum from 2-5pm

November 7: CE Course ModernEndodontics: Are We Really Better Off Today? Dr. Scott T. Weed   

November 10: Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Network Seminar 2015 

November 14: CE Course Complications et solutions en endodontie (en français), Dr. Bassel Kano    

November 14: CE Course The Use of Scanners in Clinical Practice, Dr. Eric Caron   

February 18, 2016: The Roaring Twenties Outreach Gala 

Important Dates

October 10, 2015 – Fall convocation @ Place des arts

November 11, 2015 – Faculty Council @ Strathcona, Rm M/48 12:00

November 11, 2015 – MDGSS Executive Meeting @ Strathcona, Rm M/48 2:30

In the News

McGill takes part in growing trend amongst Medical Schools to offer arts education


2 Part-time Teaching Assistantship Positions are available for Foundation of Dentistry (DENT 217). To apply, please fill out the TA Application Form and email it to Iren Urazbaeva by November 15th.

Employment Opportunity: Full-time tenure-stream Assistant Professor in Dental Sciences - Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto 

Employment Opportunity: Full-time tenure-track Faculty position in the Department of Prosthodontic  - University of Iowa's College of Dentistry

Workshops for International Students 

Employment Opportunity: Full-time tenure track/tenured position, joint appointment with the Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry in Pain Research 

Employment Opportunity: Five full-time tenure track positions linked to the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Human Pain Genetics 


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