Research and Education

Discovering Better Health and Inspiring Future Health Pioneers

Lawson Health Research Institute

Lawson Health Research Institute scientist in lab

Lawson Health Research Institute is the research institute of St. Joseph's Health Care London and London Health Sciences Centre.

Lawson is one of the largest hospital-based research institutes in Canada, dedicated to helping people live healthier lives by advancing our knowledge of how to prevent, diagnose and treat disease. A bench-to-bedside approach to research brings the best science from the lab together with the latest knowledge from the clinical teams.

Lawson’s key affiliations include Western University, Robarts Research Institute and over 150 other public and private sector partners located in more than 25 countries.

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Education and Training

Clinician and medical students care for a patientSt. Joseph's is an academic teaching hospital affiliated with the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University. We are committed to education and training to support the future generations of health providers.

Medical training:

With Western University, St. Joseph's faciliates training for medical students, residents and fellows. There are 650 residents who train and work at St. Joseph's and London Health Sciences Centre to become fully licensed physicians.

Residents and fellows deliver front line medical care in care units, urgent care, surgical and medical wards, outpatient clinics, family doctors' offices and other hospital facilities. Residents assess patients, order tests, perform procedures, write prescriptions and make treatment decisions. They also help train future doctors by teaching medical students and other residents.

Training nurses and others students:

St. Joseph's trains nurses and health professionals. Together with London Health Sciences Centre, we train pproximately 1400 Nursing, Allied Health and other students ranging from secondary school to university graduate level programs every year.

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Last updated: Thu, 2019-02-28 12:02