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Cuts sutures and leaves: grammar advice from a surgeon?

April 14th 2014 | No Comments

“A preposition is a terrible thing to end a sentence with.” — Winston Churchill “As far as I’m concerned, ‘whom’ is a word that was invented to make everyone sound like … Continue reading

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Janet Dancey Appointed to Lead the NCIC Clinical Trials Group

April 8th 2014 | No Comments

Last Friday, Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), announced the appointment of Janet Dancey as Director, NCIC-Clinical Trials Group (NCIC-CTG) and holder of the Edith and Carla Eisenhauer Chair in … Continue reading

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Our next deputy minister of health…

April 2nd 2014 | 3 Comments

This week it was announced that Dr. Robert Bell, present CEO of University Health Network, will become our next Deputy Minister of Health. He replaces Saäd Rafi who served in … Continue reading

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When customer service transforms education delivery

March 24th 2014 | 5 Comments

This week we are changing the name of our Medical Education Technology Unit (or MEdTech as it is commonly known) to the Health Sciences Education Technology Unit. The new name … Continue reading

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A new international roadmap to address MS falls

March 11th 2014 | 2 Comments

Canada has one of the highest rates of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world. In Manitoba for example, the age-adjusted prevalence has been estimated to be 226.7 per 100,000 (Marrie … Continue reading

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An expanding family of doctors: good news for Ontario

March 5th 2014 | 2 Comments

Last week you might have heard about the release of the Family Medicine Expansion Report, released by the Council of Ontario Universities (COU). The report details a very successful decade-long … Continue reading

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A Queen’s Nursing grad making a “huge impact”

February 25th 2014 | 2 Comments

        As we say good bye to nursing students at convocation we wonder where they will be in five years – how their career will have developed, … Continue reading

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Patient Advisors: Empowering Patients in Hospital Decision Making

February 18th 2014 | No Comments

In the Monday Globe and Mail, a front-page article appeared about Kingston General Hospital.1 The article gave an account of a terrific initiative at the hospital to comprehensively involve patients … Continue reading

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It takes a community to make a healthcare professional

February 13th 2014 | 18 Comments

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” – Michael Jordan This week is the wrap-up to a great interprofessional (IPE) learning program in the Faculty of Health Sciences: … Continue reading

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Go Canada!

February 5th 2014 | 6 Comments

Canadian pride will kick into overdrive starting this Friday with the opening of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. Four-time Olympian Hailey Wickenheiser will carry the flag at the … Continue reading

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