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Indspire Award winner embraces personal journey

April 24th 2017 | No Comments

University often offers young people more than just a degree. For Thomas Dymond, currently a first-year medical student at Queen’s, post-secondary education has been a journey of self-discovery. “It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Health careers beyond academia: exploring connections with industry

April 18th 2017 | 2 Comments

Our number one goal for our students has always been to provide them with the knowledge, skills, and experiences that will allow them to sustain a fabulous career in their … Continue reading

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Tragically Hip honoured for contributions to brain cancer research

April 10th 2017 | 1 Comment

On April 5th, the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) honoured the Tragically Hip for their contributions to brain cancer research, and presented the band with a commemorative plaque. In the … Continue reading

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The Integration of Kingston General and Hotel Dieu Hospitals

April 3rd 2017 | 4 Comments

Saturday was an auspicious day for the patients of Kingston, for our health system and for Queen’s hospital partners. On Saturday April 1, 2017, Hotel Dieu Hospital and Kingston General … Continue reading

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Join the Neuro Half Marathon and 5K on May 7th

March 27th 2017 | No Comments

Guest blog by Ilan Mester, student communications ambassador for the Faculty of Health Sciences and OT ‘17 Running played a key role in Kyla Tozer’s recovery from a brain tumour. … Continue reading

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A big thank you to David Zelt and Jim Flett

March 20th 2017 | 11 Comments

It was almost a year ago that Kingston General Hospital (KGH) and Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) held a press conference to announce that a monumental change was underway: the two … Continue reading

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Breaking down barriers for women in science

March 13th 2017 | 2 Comments

Just last week, the School of Rehabilitation Therapy shared the news that Heidi Cramm was honoured by Esprit de Corp for her work towards understanding and improving Canadian military families’ access … Continue reading

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Renewed funding for research in frailty

March 6th 2017 | 6 Comments

What are the implications of a frail 90-year-old living at home? How will our healthcare system cope with an aging population that is estimated to grow by 30% in the … Continue reading

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The Power of Advocacy and Civic Professionalism

February 28th 2017 | 6 Comments

I am thrilled to share the following guest blog by Dr. Chris Simpson, Vice-Dean (Clinical), School of Medicine and Medical Director, Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization (SEAMO) who profiles the important … Continue reading

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A Miracle of Modern Medicine at KGH

February 21st 2017 | 15 Comments

This past week, Toronto Star reporter Mary Ormsby, had a feature story that speaks to so many  important issues. The article, which details a miraculous medical event, speaks openly about … Continue reading