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A transformative opportunity: OUWB students and faculty reflect on Auschwitz study trip

A transformative opportunity: OUWB students and faculty reflect on Auschwitz study trip

Gabrielle Abdelmessih and Arianna Heyman September 21, 2022

This past June, 20 medical students from the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) spent a week in Poland as a part of the school’s Holocaust in Medicine program. The study...

Top, from left, Sheala Jafry, M.D., Lori Mausi, M.D., and Deidre Hurse, Ph.D. Bottom, from left, Rena Seltzer, Lori LaCivita, Ph.D., and Deirdre Pitts, Ph.D.

OUWB celebrates Women in Medicine Month through virtual events

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter September 14, 2022

The American Medical Association's (AMA) Women in Medicine Month is celebrated in September to acknowledge the growing number of women in the medical profession. Oakland University William Beaumont School...

Members of OUWBs Class of 2026 recite the Oath of Geneva during the schools 2022 white coat ceremony.

OUWB welcomes Class of 2026 with white coat ceremony

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief August 10, 2022

On Aug. 1, the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) welcomed the Class of 2026 to the beginning of their medical school journey with a white coat ceremony. The afternoon ceremony...

ODowd Hall is home to OUWB.

OUWB addressing space concerns that impact accreditation

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor April 13, 2022

On March 21, 2022, The Oakland Post released a story regarding the Oakland University William Beaumont (OUWB) School of Medicine’s accreditation issues. The Post met with Steve Collard — vice dean...

Oakland University may purchase the Baker College Auburn Hills Campus.

OU may purchase Baker College of Auburn Hills for $8.15 million

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor March 23, 2022

Because the Oakland University William Beaumont (OUWB) School of Medicine is at risk of losing accreditation due to lack of classroom space, OU is looking to acquire Baker College of Auburn Hills to reduce...

OUWB is now at risk of losing accreditation due to a lack of space for students in the medical school.

OUWB’s accreditation at risk due to lack of space for students

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor March 21, 2022

The OU William Beaumont (OUWB) School of Medicine is now at risk of losing accreditation due to a lack of educational space for students.  OUWB's spacing issues were revealed and discussed by campus...

OUWB recently conducted fundraising projects to provide products and support to communities in Haiti and Pakistan.

OUWB student organizations’ fundraising projects garner support for Haiti and Pakistan

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter March 16, 2022

Two student organizations at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine recently conducted fundraising projects to provide essential products and support the communities in Haiti and Pakistan. Marisa...

Street Medicine Oakland looks to bridge the gap between the homeless community and healthcare providers.

OUWB’s Street Medicine Oakland supports Pontiac community through winter clothing drive

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter March 16, 2022

Thanks to the leadership of Street Medicine Oakland (SMO) at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB), this winter season in Pontiac is looking warmer than before. Pontiac is...

There is now a new simulation fellowship program for fourth year residents.

OU professors form surgical simulation fellowship with Beaumont

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter March 9, 2022

Professors from the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) have partnered with Beaumont Health to provide a new simulation fellowship program for resident students in their fourth...

The Student National Medical Association of OUWB highlighted Black-owned businesses last month for Black History Month.

OUWB students highlighted Black-owned businesses for Black History Month

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter March 9, 2022

The month of February marks Black History Month. In an effort to celebrate Black History Month, the OUWB chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) highlighted some of the local Black-owned...

OUWB students at a White Coat Ceremony in summer 2021.

OUWB students received the largest amount of donor-supported scholarships to date

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter February 16, 2022

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) recently awarded a total of $250,000 – the highest amount of donor-funded scholarships in OUWB’s history – to selected 25 students. The...

Judith Venuti, Ph.D, worked ten years with OUWB.

Retired OUWB professor named first professor emeritus

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter February 9, 2022

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) proudly announced its first professor emeritus: Judith Venuti, Ph.D. The title of emeritus is appointed for professors who have rendered...

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