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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

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An unprecedented CaRMS matching outcome for Queen’s

March 9th 2015 | 2 Comments

While “match day” is always an exciting one for our School of Medicine, this year it became historic. As the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) released the results from the … Continue reading

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Living Heart Healthy

March 2nd 2015 | 2 Comments

Guest blog from Trisha Parsons, Professor at Queen’s University’s School of Rehabilitation Therapy I am a work in progress. In acknowledging that, each year I am one to generate a New … Continue reading

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Building bridges to industry with Paul Lucas

February 24th 2015 | 2 Comments

When I became Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s and began talking about the idea of building partnerships with industry, I realized that I was entering into … Continue reading

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The SCC’s ruling on assisted death: Where do we go from here?

February 17th 2015 | 8 Comments

It has been just eleven days since the Supreme Court of Canada’s (SCC) unanimous ruling to remove the ban on physician-assisted death. This leaves 354 days until the ruling becomes law, at which point our governments, … Continue reading

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Vaccines: what are we teaching our students in the Faculty of Health Sciences?

February 6th 2015 | 48 Comments

In light of the media attention this week surrounding vaccines, I thought that this would be an opportune time to expand on what we, in the Faculty of Health Sciences, … Continue reading