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Remembering Dr. Ron Wigle

September 28th 2016 | 6 Comments

“Laugh a lot. A good sense of humour cures almost all of life’s ills” -Ritu Ghatourey On Wednesday September 21st, the Queen’s and Kingston communities lost a very special individual. … Continue reading

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Celebrating five years in the School of Medicine building

September 19th 2016 | 1 Comment

This September marks five years since the opening of the School of Medicine building. This new home for the School of Medicine was made possible by tremendous generosity from our … Continue reading

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Queen’s Nursing PhD student recognized for research and education leadership in skin tears

September 12th 2016 | 2 Comments

It’s been an award-winning year for Kimberly LeBlanc, an experienced nurse and educator who is currently pursuing her Nursing PhD at Queen’s. Along with receiving a prestigious Order of Merit … Continue reading

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How would Steve Jobs reengineer medical school?  

September 6th 2016 | 9 Comments

The following is a guest blog by Dr. Sanjay Sharma, Professor, Ophthalmology and Epidemiology, Queen’s School of Medicine. A few years ago, I was stopped cold in my tracks by the … Continue reading

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Our Thanks to Iain Young

August 29th 2016 | No Comments

After seven years of senior decanal leadership in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Dr. Iain Young, Executive Vice Dean and Medical Director of SEAMO, is stepping down from these administrative … Continue reading

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Signing off for summer vacation

August 4th 2016 | 15 Comments

It’s been a great year – we have lots of successes across the faculty to celebrate. But it has also been a lot of work, and I am looking forward … Continue reading

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OMA and government reach potential agreement

July 25th 2016 | 29 Comments

I’m very pleased that after what seemed like an eternity (but was probably more like two years) without an agreement, the Province of Ontario and the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) … Continue reading

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Transforming research in Lyme disease

July 18th 2016 | 8 Comments

In the last few years, Canada has witnessed a surge in cases of Lyme disease. “In 2015, there were 700 new cases of Lyme disease reported to the Public Health … Continue reading

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Fostering new ideas to give back to the community

July 12th 2016 | 1 Comment

The following is a guest blog from Angela Luedke, PhD student, Centre for Neuroscience Studies. Beginning a new graduate program in a new city can be challenging. Getting to know … Continue reading

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Kingston General Hospital and Hotel Dieu Hospital Decide to Integrate

July 4th 2016 | 4 Comments

One of the best things about being a Dean at Queen’s is the close and special relationship I have with our three academic hospitals in Kingston. I serve as a … Continue reading