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  • Celebrate Graduate Studies Week
    Feb 26th to March 2nd
    Come explore our learning spaces, talk to our professors, hear from current students, and get a feel for how awesome Kingston is to live in as a graduate student.
    Registration is FREE!
  • Competency-Based
    Medical Education
    In July 2017, Queen’s University will become the first institution in Canada to fully transition all of its postgraduate residency programs to a competency-based medical
    education (CBME) framework. This is an exciting time for you to consider coming to Queen’s as you’ll be among the first residents in the country
    to benefit from this innovative new way of learning.
  • 19th Annual Travill Debate
    Topic: A Women in Medicine Program is Not Needed in 2017
    Debating Yea: - Roya Abdmoulaie, Meds 2020 - Dr. Romy Nitsch Debating
    Debating Nay: - Daniel Huang, Meds 2021 - Dr. Mala Joneja
  • I am pleased to share with you the 2016-17 Dean's Report, which is now available online.
    The report serves as a retrospective on the year we’ve had and is full of successes across our three schools.
    Dean's Report

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Dean's Report : Faculty of Health Sciences 2016-2017

Dean's Report : Faculty of Health Sciences 2016-2017

Queen’s University has, for many decades, been known for its phenomenal student experience. But in recent years, there has been a big collective push to realize our goal for a balanced academy by combining that excellent student experience with an intensified research environment.

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Academic Programs

Established over 150 years ago, the School of Medicine at Queen's University aims to advance the tradition of preparing excellent physicians and leaders in health care by embracing a spirit of inquiry and innovation in education and research.

Undergraduate Medical Education

Our graduates will have exemplary foundations in medical competencies that will prepare them for success in qualifying examinations and in post-graduate training programs and for fulfilling careers serving their patients and their communities.

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Postgraduate Medical Education

Postgraduate Medical Education at Queen’s University offers prospective residents the opportunity to train in one of Canada’s premier centres for medical research and teaching.

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Graduate Diploma and Professional Master in Medical Sciences

These programs are offered through a partnership between the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Postgraduate Medical Education, and Undergraduate Medical Education.

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Combined MD/PhD and MD/Master’s Programs

The program admits a limited number of exceptional students who wish to combine their medical training with advanced training in research.

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Biomedical & Molecular Sciences - M.Sc., PhD

The Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences (DBMS) at Queen’s University offers programs leading to the Master of Science (Anatomical Sciences), Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. In the latter two degree programs (M.Sc. and Ph.D) students would choose from one of the five fields of specialization which represent the research strength of the department

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Pathology & Molecular Medicine - M.Sc., PhD

The Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine is a clinical department with a major research focus in cancer, hemostasis and vascular biology.  Trainees therefore have opportunities to pursue comprehensive training in basic and translational biomedical research, an example being diagnostic, predictive and prognostic biomarker research.

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Epidemiology - M.Sc., PhD

This program aims to provide students with the educational opportunities needed to acquire the knowledge, attitudes and methodological skills necessary to participate in health services or epidemiology research teams, or in public health practice.

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Neuroscience - M.Sc., PhD

The Neuroscience graduate program is firmly rooted in research because our objective is to produce highly-trained graduates who will continue our efforts to prevent and treat neurological diseases. Our program offers studies at the master’s and doctoral levels spanning the full spectrum of neuroscience research, from cellular/molecular to clinical studies.

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