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Remembering David Sackett, “The Father of Evidence Based Medicine”

May 19th 2015 | 3 Comments

This past week, Canadian medicine lost one of its greats. One of the fundamental tenets of medical education and practice today, is that treatment should be guided by evidence. It … Continue reading

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Canadian military honours the dedication of Dr. Alice Aiken

May 11th 2015 | 6 Comments

Over the last six months, it has been nothing short of thrilling to watch the hard work and dedication of the team behind the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran … Continue reading

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How Phil Sheppard became a lifeline for the epicentre

May 4th 2015 | 8 Comments

Every once in a while, we hear of a story concerning one of our alumni that simply blows us away. Such a story came to us in the last week … Continue reading

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The art of balancing technology and human connection

April 27th 2015 | 7 Comments

Lately, in the Faculty of Health Sciences we have been exploring the idea of the “flipped classroom”, an educational term used to describe the idea of switching the components of … Continue reading

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An accelerated path to competency-based medical education at Queen’s

April 20th 2015 | 15 Comments

Guest blog by Dr. Damon Dagnone, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Faculty Lead for CBME at Queen’s University. For centuries, physicians have occupied a … Continue reading

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Preparing for assisted dying legislation

April 13th 2015 | 4 Comments

Shortly after the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision on assisted death was announced, I wrote a blog article on how we will need to address the upcoming changes to legislation … Continue reading

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Care and Collaboration: Our Students Set the Example

April 6th 2015 | 6 Comments

Guest blog post by Anne O’Riordan, Clinical Educator with the Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice and Lecturer with the School of Rehabilitation Therapy. Every once in a very long while, … Continue reading

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The anticipated visit

March 30th 2015 | No Comments

Perhaps you’ve noticed that the accreditation countdown clock on our School of Medicine’s webpage has finally reached zero. Early last night, we welcomed the visiting accreditation team to our school, … Continue reading

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The PulsePoint app: crowd-sourcing nearby heroes

March 23rd 2015 | No Comments

Guest blog from Dr. Steven Brooks, Emergency Physician and Resuscitation Scientist at Queen’s University. Back in 2009, San Francisco Fire Chief Richard Price was having lunch out with colleagues when he … Continue reading

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Community Health Promotion in action at the H’art School

March 16th 2015 | No Comments

In the Faculty of Health Sciences, we are always looking to provide our students with opportunities to experience service learning, which is a strategy that integrates meaningful community service with … Continue reading