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Virtual and In-person
  • August 29 to September 2, 2022 from 10:00am to 10:00pm

The IHPME GSU is excited to welcome (back) all students for another school year! To celebrate, we’re hosting a series of virtual and in-person events from August 29th – September 9th. Events include Fireside Chats, trivia, peer mentorship speed networking event, and more!

Event Details (Week 1)

Welcome Webinar: This virtual event will provide you with all the need to know information for thriving at IHPME. We will also introduce the IHPME Resource Guide and our newly-developed Slack Channel.

Life at IHPME: A panel of diverse IHPME students will discussing their experiences at IHPME and answering your pressing questions!

Fireside Chat with Leading LGBTQS* researchers: This virtual event will bring together faculty to discuss this important topic. Speakers to be announced. Moderated by Luma Samawi (GSU Co-VP) and Ryan Hinds (DLSPH Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion)

Meet & Greet: This bring-your-own-lunch event is a great opportunity to meet your classmates, program peers and GSU members. We will be meeting in the lounge on the 7th floor of the Health Sciences Building

Peer Mentorship Speed Networking: Meet and chat with many mentors and mentees over 5 minute intervals! The event will take place at the Multi-Faith Centre (St. George Campus). Refreshments will be provided. Limited spots (20 mentors & 20 mentees) If you cannot attend the event but are interested in being a mentor or mentee, please complete this survey.

Communicating your Leadership Values to Build Teams & Create Impact: How do you tell your story or communicate your values in leadership, research, or academia? In this session, Dr. Dominik Nowak will guide participants through lessons learned from his experience as a health leader and as a health systems advisor to leading organizations. Sharing your values and storytelling will help you build strong teams, establish support for innovation and research, and make positive change in health systems. Limited spots (30 spots available)

DLSPH Student Mixer: Join us to mix and mingle with fellow Dalla Lana School of Public Health students (Public Health Science and IHPME) at Firkin on Bay St. Finger foods will be offered.

IHPME Trivia Hour: Quizzing you on all things IHPME and beyond! This virtual event is hosted by Emily Cordeaux (GSU Co-president) and Yasmin Sheikhan (GSU Co-VP).

Toronto Island Adventure: BBQ, Icebreaker activities, trivia and walking tour of Centre Island and Ward’s Island! Meet near ferry docks for an afternoon of activities.

DLSPH Orientation Day: DLSPH is hosting a full day. Check your emails for more details.

Building Tour: Enjoy a tour of the Health Science Building provided by current IHPME students. It is also an opportunity to get your FOB.

Buskerfest: Join us as we go to the Toronto International BuskerFest, one of the biggest street performer festivals in North America, at Woodbine Beach.

Download: IHPME GSU Orientation Week 1 (2)