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2018 Queen's Funded Opportunities

THE FOLLOWING STUDENTSHIPS ARE NOT ADMINISTERED THROUGH THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE. PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY TO THE PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR, DEPARTMENT or AGENCY

 

The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is offering a funded summer clinical experience during the months of June, July and August (minimum 6, maximum 8 weeks). This experience is typically reserved for a second year medical student, however first year medical students may also be considered.

 

The student will gain experience in the departmental rehabilitation programs, including: acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputee, stroke and general musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Under the supervision of each of the seven Attending Physiatrists, the student will attend ambulatory clinics in the various specialty areas of rehabilitation, physical medicine and electromyography. The student will also have an opportunity to participate in inpatient rounds with the interdisciplinary team, and follow an inpatient throughout their rehabilitation stay. In addition to learning about the practice of PM&R, there will be the opportunity to improve neuromusculoskeletal clinical skills.

 

The student is expected to make a presentation on a clinical topic to the members of the department, and will be encouraged to work on a submission to the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation medical student essay contest: http://www.capmr.ca/2-uncategorised/303-medical-student-essay-contest.

 

Interested applicants are asked to contact:

Dr. Jessica Trier  jessica.trier@queensu.ca  or 613-533-6290.   

 

 

Letters of application accompanied by CV should be directed to Dr. Trier’s email address and copied to heather-ann.thompson@queensu.ca no later than February 28, 2018.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
For questions regarding the application process please contact Barb Latimer bal@queensu.ca.


If you would like additional information regrding the clinical opportunities, please contact Dr. David Hurlbut, Director of the KGH Autopsy Service and Kingston Reginal Forensic Pathology Unit for further information. 
Telephone: 613-549-6666 x3506
Email: hurlbutd@kgh.kari.net
 

The Shirley Roberts Gerontology Studentship shall be used towards funding two studentships for Queen's medical students in the summer immediately after their first or second year of medical school, to undertake a clinical placement with a geriatrician, studying geriatric medicine and care of the elderly.

For more information please contact Brian Rutz at rutzb@queensu.ca

Letters of application accompanied by a CV should be directed to Brian Rutz at the above email by March 5, 2018.

This studentship was established by the Clinical Simulation Centre and is awarded annually to 1 or 2 oustanding undergraduate students in the School of Medicine.  Please visit the Simulation Centre's website for details:  https://meds.queensu.ca/academics/simulation/research