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Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine Waterloo Regional Campus

10b Victoria Street South

Kitchener, ON N2G 1C5

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Stethoscope Series: KW Medical Students bringing knowledge to the community

The Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, Waterloo Regional Campus is pleased to offer the Stethoscope Series, a community lecture series hosted by medical students focused on bringing health topics and issues to the Kitchener-Waterloo community at large. This four-part informational series will take place on a monthly basis. Please join us as our medical students address the facts – and misconceptions – about health and medicine today.


All ages and groups are welcome! Join us for the following lectures:

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 6:00-7:30pm (RM 2018 – Lecture Hall)

Healthy Nutrition and Fad Diets

In the first session of the 2020 Stethoscope Series, the Michael G. DeGroote's School of Medicine, Waterloo Regional Campus dives into the updated Canadian food guide. We will then address evidence for and against fad diets and eating habits - intermittent fasting, the keto diet, veganism, to name a few!

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 6:00-7:30pm (RM 2018 – Lecture Hall) - CANCELLED!

What Happened to my Yearly Checkup? Advances in Primary Care Screening

Are you worried about your cholesterol? Wondering if you're getting enough checkups? Let's talk health! Join us as we go through primary care screening tests and help guide you through common healthcare concerns.

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 6:00-7:30pm (RM 2018 – Lecture Hall)

Practicing Wellness and Mindfulness

In this talk, we dive into the emerging field of wellness. What is wellness? Why is it important? How can we fit it into our busy lives? We will also introduce the topic of mindfulness and the role it play in practicing wellness.

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 6:30-8pm (RM 2018 – Lecture Hall) NEW TIME!

Medical Mythbusters: Your questions answered!

Will this new diet make me healthier? Is my favourite DIY cure actually harming me? Join us as we sort fact from fiction and bust some common medical myths!


ADMISSION IS FREE however an RSVP is appreciated. Refreshments will be served.

**PARKING IS AVAILABLE IN THE LOT OFF OF JOSEPH ST OR VISITOR PARKING (LOT 1) - $5 FOR EITHER LOT**

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Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine Waterloo Regional Campus

10b Victoria Street South

Kitchener, ON N2G 1C5

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