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OMA and government reach potential agreement

July 25th 2016 | 5 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 | 6 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

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Reading week in Japan: A cultural and clinical exchange for rehab therapy students

June 28th 2016 | No Comments

The following is a guest blog by four Occupational Therapy students who recently represented the Queen’s School of Rehabilitation Therapy in Japan. Setareh Ghahari, Casandra Boushey, Charlotte Larry and Gowshia Visuvalingam travelled to the … Continue reading

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Celebrating outstanding faculty members

June 20th 2016 | 1 Comment

Once a year, we spend an evening celebrating what has been collectively achieved in our Faculty of Health Sciences over the past year. We recognize the contributions by faculty members … Continue reading

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“What will you do next?” Preparing for a career in nursing

June 13th 2016 | No Comments

Convocation is in the air right now at Queen’s. Almost every day, graduates in gowns can be spotted on campus, smiling, carrying flowers and posing for pictures. On Monday last … Continue reading

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Saving Rainforest with a Stethoscope

June 7th 2016 | No Comments

Most of you probably don’t know Dr. Andrew Winterborn, mostly because you don’t have a need for contact with our university veterinarian. Educated at l’Université de Montréal followed by a … Continue reading

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Setting our sights high: creating a new strategic plan

May 30th 2016 | 2 Comments

“All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.” ~ Orison Swett Marden … Continue reading

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Assisted Dying: A medical student’s perspective

May 24th 2016 | 12 Comments

I would like to introduce you to June Duong, Meds ’19. It was a pleasure to invite her to write a guest blog to share her thoughts on assisted dying. … Continue reading