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Clinical Teachers' Association of Queen's University

CTAQ

Reminder: 

CTAQ dues are now payable for the 2020-2021 year (July-June). Dues remain at $100 for this year. For added convenience, members now have TWO options to pay their dues - by Cheque or by e-Transfer*:

 

By Cheque: Made payable to “Clinical Teachers’ Association of Queen’s University” and kindly sent via inter-company mail to: Alison Infante, CTAQ Secretariat c/o Queen’s Department of Surgery at KGH 76 Stuart St., Victory 3 Kingston, ON K7L 2V7

 

*By e-transfer: Here's the information you'll need to process the transaction from your on-line banking system:

Recipient - CTAQ Secretariat

Amount - $100.00

E-mail - ctaq@queensu.ca

Security answer – ctaqdues

 

Please note that only CTAQ members in good standing will be eligible to receive the Queen's Childcare or Tuition Support benefits (application processes will take place in January/February 2021) as well as the CTAQ Research Endowment Fund grant and the SEAMO Scholarship & Education Fund grant. 

 

Announcements:

Childcare Support Plan (applications due February 01, 2021)

The Childcare Support Plan provides reimbursement for eligible daycare expenses to Queen's faculty and staff with dependent children under the age of seven (7) attending a childcare facility. In addition, specific plans provide reimbursement for eligible expenses for dependent children between the ages of seven (7) and up to the end of the month in which they turn twelve (12).  More information can be found on the FAQ page.

Tuition Support Plan (applications due February 28, 2021) **Registration for GFT faculty is NOW OPEN**

The Tuition Support Plan provides post-secondary tuition support for the dependent children (under 25) and spouses or partners of eligible Queen's faculty and staff attending a university or college recognized under Universities Canada (formerly the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada) or Colleges and Institutes Canada (formerly the Association of Canadian Community Colleges). Attendance at institutions outside Canada will be evaluated individually based on accreditations and the tuition plan for the employee group. More information can be found on the FAQ page.

If you have specific questions about either plan, please contact your HR Advisor according to your department.

 

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Why CTAQ is Important to You!
The Role of CTAQ can be briefly summarized by this excerpt from the incorporation document:

"To advance and promote the welfare of teaching clinicians in hospitals associated with Queen's University in the broadest sense."

CTAQ is most visible in its role as one of the four signatories of the South Eastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization (SEAMO). CTAQ, along with Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Providence Care  Hospital and Queen’s University entered into an alternate funding arrangement with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care in 1994.

The majority of the funding for clinical teachers is provided through this arrangement. Once an agreement has been reached with the MOHLTC, the CTAQ Executive is actively involved in the governance of SEAMO. CTAQ has 5 elected members on the SEAMO Governing Committee. This representation gives us a very strong voice in SEAMO and provides an important forum for communication and cooperation with the university and teaching hospitals.