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A dark day for our civilized world

November 16th 2015 | 9 Comments

The tragic events of November 13th have cast a cloud on the civilized world. The events in Paris are a staggering reminder that we live in a turbulent world. To … Continue reading

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Our fantastic experience with the NHS

November 9th 2015 | 16 Comments

  My son Gabriel is currently studying law at Queen Mary University of London. Fourteen days ago he developed a severe sore throat, and after a few days of cold … Continue reading

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Public Health Sciences and Empire Life – a thank you

November 2nd 2015 | No Comments

The following is a guest blog by Dr. William Pickett, Head of the Department of Public Health Sciences at Queen’s University.  Growing up in a small town in rural Ontario, … Continue reading

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Queen’s Homecoming: A celebration of community

October 26th 2015 | 2 Comments

This past weekend we celebrated the return of Queen’s alumni, including over 300 alumni from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Rehabilitation Therapy. All three Schools in the Faculty of … Continue reading

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Is it our job to educate RNs for Canada or for the United States?

October 19th 2015 | 13 Comments

The following is a guest blog by Dr. Jennifer Medves, Vice-Dean (Health Sciences) and Director of the School of Nursing at Queen’s University. In December 2011, the College of Nurses … Continue reading

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The Museum of Health Care: Documenting our Inspirational History

October 13th 2015 | 6 Comments

The following is a guest blog by Dr. Anthony Sanfilippo, the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education. The original post can be found on his blog. *** Inspiration is one … Continue reading

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A labour of love

October 5th 2015 | No Comments

Dr. Seth Chitayat is the Industry Liaison Officer for the Faculty of Health Sciences. Dr. Chitayat, a biochemist, received his PhD from Queen’s in Protein Structure and Function. He then … Continue reading

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We are all immigrants

September 28th 2015 | 10 Comments

I remember well one of the best teaching sessions I ever had with surgical clerks. This session happened many years ago when I was a surgeon at the Toronto General … Continue reading

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Queen’s Clinical Simulation Centre celebrates RCPSC accreditation

September 21st 2015 | 4 Comments

This afternoon we celebrated a significant milestone for the Faculty of Health Sciences – the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s accreditation of our Clinical Simulation Centre (CSC). … Continue reading

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Laura Bosco, Meds 2017, wins prestigious CMHF student award

September 14th 2015 | No Comments

It is my distinct pleasure to share The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame’s announcement of our third-year medical student, Laura Bosco, as the inaugural Queen’s University recipient of a prestigious … Continue reading