The University of Ottawa cordially invites members of the media to visit the University's Skills and Simulation Centre (uOSSC), the largest centre of its kind in Canada, along with Mayor Jim Watson, Faculty of Medicine Dean Dr. Jacques Bradwejn and a delegation from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine (SJTUSM). This event follows up on the signing of a memorandum of understanding between uOttawa and SJTIUSM October 19, 2013 to establish joint medical education and research programs.
WHAT: Visit the uOttawa Skills and Simulation Centre with Mayor, Dean, and Shanghai university delegation
WHEN: Friday, April 11, 2014, remarks at 1:30 p.m., visit at 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Civic Campus, Loeb Research Building (First Floor), 725 Parkdale Avenue
The uOSSC enhances patient safety by improving the education opportunities for health care professionals and informing best clinical practice through innovative research.
The MOU between the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine and the SJTUSM calls for a joint fund of $2 million over five years for research and medical education.
Information for media:
Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2528