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2019 Queen's Funded Opportunities



The Dr. Marc L. Smith Memorial Summer Studentship

In Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Summer 2019 Clinical Experience

The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is offering a funded summer clinical experience during the months of June, July and August (minimum 4, maximum 8 weeks). This amazing experience is typically reserved for a Queen’s University 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 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:

Interested applicants are asked to contact:

Dr. Jessica Trier or 613-544-4900 Ext. 53293.

Letters of application accompanied by CV should be directed to Dr. Trier’s email address and copied to no later than February 15, 2019.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Application Deadline: Friday, February 1, 2019
For questions regarding the application process please contact Barb Latimer

Dr. M. Daria Haust Pathology Summer Studentship

If you would like additional information regrding the clinical opportunities, please contact Dr. Jeffrey Tanguay, Director of the KGH Autopsy Service and Kingston Reginal Forensic Pathology Unit for further information. 
Telephone: 613-549-6666 x4725
Email: Jeffrey.tanguay@

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

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:


Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
For questions regarding the application process please contact Dr. Nancy Dalgarno c/o Carolyn Scott Lee


Medical Student Internship Program for Educational Research in Health Sciences

Application Deadline: Friday April 12th, 2019 at 5:00pm

The Museum of Health Care is accepting proposals for a resident 16-week summer research fellowship (May-September), which will investigate a topic relevant to the history of health and health care. The fellow will communicate the results of their research by posting updates on a biweekly blog, producing a scholarly manuscript that will become part of the Museum’s collection, and giving a public lecture in the fall.

MHC Margaret Angus Research Fellowship Posting 2019