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Giving Opportunities

  • 14th Annual Queen’s Medical Student Bursary
    Golf Tournament raised over $50,000
    The Queen's University Medical School Bursary Fund was established in 2002 to assist students in securing a medical
    education. Tuition alone for a first year medical student is just over $25,000 annually, plus student fees, rent,
    food and other living costs.
  • The Hallmark of our Academic Health Sciences Centre is You
    Our success is a product of the initiative and action of our students, faculty, and staff, and of the collaboration across schools,
    faculties, and our partnering institutions, that is the hallmark of our academic health sciences centre.
    Our success is also augmented with the support of our alumni, and our partners in the private and public sectors.

Message from the Dean

Queen’s Health Sciences is a remarkable faculty. Our success is a product of the initiative and action of our students, faculty, and staff, and of the collaboration across schools, faculties, and our partnering institutions, that is the hallmark of our academic health sciences centre. Our success is also augmented with the support of our alumni, and our partners in the private and public sectors.

One of the unique strengths of the Faculty of Health Sciences is that its structure encompasses the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Rehabilitation Therapy. In May 2012, we published a new strategic framework for our three schools that affirmed a unified vision: ask questions, seek answers, advance care, inspire change.

Our new vision informs all of our initiatives: research, education, patient care and how we work with our faculty, students, practitioners, staff, alumni, benefactors, and the public and private sectors.

The Queen’s Initiative Campaign is an important moment, where our community can come together to support the most important priorities for our faculty, which will advance our faculty, inspire our people, and enable our vision.

The Faculty of Health Sciences is proud of the tradition where alumni classes celebrating milestone reunions raise funds for the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Rehabilitation Therapy.

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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.

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The Queen’s School of Nursing has a long history of providing excellent nursing education has developed a strategic plan under the mission “to advance learning and scholarship in the discipline and profession of nursing”

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The School of Rehabilitation Therapy at Queen’s University is committed to leading and inspiring positive changes that transform lives through rehabilitation research, education and practice.

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Faculty of Health Sciences Priorities

The Faculty of Health Sciences has set a goal of raising $50 million during the Queen’s Initiative Campaign. It is by funding these projects that goal will be realized. More importantly, the priorities and initiatives listed below are an opportunity to fortify our education, research and patient care; and to elevate the reputation of our three schools in extraordinary ways.

Name New School of Medicine Building
$10,000,000

Name New School of Medicine Building

Name New School of Medicine Building - $10,000,000
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Name School of Medicine Program
$50,000,000

Name School of Medicine Program

Name School of Medicine Program $50,000,000
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Research Infrastructure
$5,000,000

Research Infrastructure

Research Infrastructure - $5,000,000
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Campaign Progress

5000000
Initiative Campaign
65%
Our funding progress to date
1000000
Cancer Research Institute Campaign
89%
Our funding progress to date

Ways to Give

Gifts of cash, cheques or credit card

Make a difference now for Queen’s and enjoy immediate tax benefits. Cash gifts can be paid by pledge over a period up to and including 5 years. Payments can be made in monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or annual installments.

Donate stock and securities

Gift publicly traded stock and securities and receive a tax receipt for the full appreciated value without being subject to capital gains tax.

Gifts made in memory or in honour

Gifts may be made in memory or in honour of a friend, relative or classmate, or in recognition of a special occasion or achievement. A special acknowledgement card will be sent notifying the family or individual of the gift.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Your gift can be increased significantly if you or your spouse’s employer matches charitable donations. Some companies will match a retiree’s gift.

Gifts in Kind

Gifts of real estate, equipment, books, artwork, archival materials and other properties are welcomed by the University. You will receive a tax receipt for the fair market value of the gift. If you are considering making a gift in kind, please contact the Advancement Office to discuss the possibilities.

Bequests, Life Insurance Gifts & RRSPs and RRIFs

No matter what you choose to give in support of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University, we can assist you through the process.

Meet the Team

Testimonials

Faculty News

Queen’s welcomes new partnership with Lakeridge Health on Chair in Palliative Care Research

Last Thursday, I hosted our annual reception to recognize members of our faculty who had recently been promoted. It is always a pleasure to see so many familiar faces and celebrate some important career milestones, but this reception was made even more special by the faculty’s good fortune in naming several new chairs over the last year. That night, it was a thrill for me to introduce Dr. José Pereira as the inaugural Dr. Gillian Gilchrist Chair in Palliative Care Research to our community for the first time.

Placing Patients at the Centre

One of the great joys of these last eight years as dean has been working alongside one of Canada’s most well-known and talented scientists, Dr. Roger Deeley. Roger’s successes are many, but importantly, a very major one just opened its doors this morning – the W. J. Henderson Centre for Patient-Oriented Research.

A return to campus life

It is hard to believe that this will be my eighth September as the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences. Wasn’t it just yesterday that I wrote my first blog! There are a number of traditions and annual events that fall during this month, but my favourite is welcoming of new students and faculty to our campus. There’s a palpable buzz at this time of year for all of us at the Queen’s campus, or for that matter, all around Kingston. I love it.

Signing off for summer vacation

There is always an expectation throughout the Macklem House that the academic year will be somewhat hectic, and collectively at the university I think we all take a big breath when the summer finally comes. That said, this past month has felt busier than Julys of the past. With great anticipation, I look forward to signing off at the end of this week to spend some quality time with my family and take a break from the emails (and this blog).