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  • The School of Rehabilitation Therapy
    celebrates its 50th Anniversary!
  • 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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2016/17 Fiscal Progress

43.6%
Our funding progress to date
6000000
2016/17 Fiscal Goal

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

Executive Director, Development and Partnerships
Executive Director, Gift Planning
Faculty Projects Assistant
Senior Development Officer
Senior Development Officer Faculty of Health Sciences

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Faculty News

When customer service transforms education delivery

This week we are changing the name of our Medical Education Technology Unit (or MEdTech as it is commonly known) to the Health Sciences Education Technology Unit. The new name more accurately reflects the scope of their service, a service I might add that is foundational to our education delivery in the Faculty of Health Sciences.

The 2002 “Strategic Plan for Education Technology in the School of Medicine” report recommended the creation of a dedicated unit to ensure that our medical students were able to consistently access learning resources online.

A new international roadmap to address MS falls

Canada has one of the highest rates of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world. In Manitoba for example, the age-adjusted prevalence has been estimated to be 226.7 per 100,000 (Marrie et al, 2010). In comparison, rates in Hong Kong have been reported to be 0.77 per 100,000 (Lau et al, 2002). Mobility and balance impairments are commonly experienced by people with MS, and place them at high risk of accidental falls. In fact, more than 50% of people with MS will experience a fall in a 6 month period and approximately ½ of those falls will require medical attention (Gunn et al, 2013).

An expanding family of doctors: good news for Ontario

Last week you might have heard about the release of the Family Medicine Expansion Report, released by the Council of Ontario Universities (COU). The report details a very successful decade-long effort by Ontario’s medical schools and the provincial government to deal with a shortage of family doctors.

It takes a community to make a healthcare professional

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.”

– Michael Jordan