Faculty of Health Sciences Strategic Framework
Message from the Dean
Richard K. Reznick, MD, MEd, FRCSC,
FACS, FRCSEd (hon), FRCSI (hon)
Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
Director, School of Medicine
CEO, Southeastern Ontario Academic
Medical Organization (SEAMO)
Health Sciences at Queen’s University is a remarkable Faculty, with excellence spanning its mandates of education, healthcare, and research. Its 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.
One of the unique strengths of the Faculty of Health Sciences is that its structure encompasses the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Rehabilitation Therapy. The collaborative culture fostered by this structure is a key contributor to the individual successes of the three Schools, to the collective success of the Faculty of Health Sciences, and to the promotion of the spirit of inter-professionalism in what we do.
At Queen’s, we aren’t satisfied to rest on our achievements. While we celebrate the successes of our past and present, we recognize that it is necessary to envision and prepare for the future. To do so, the three Schools have developed, or are in the process of developing, strategic plans which define their priorities over the next three to five years.
The fates of the three Schools in the Faculty of Health Sciences are inextricably linked – none of the Schools can achieve their full potential until all of the Schools do so. Therefore, through extensive consultations with Faculty stakeholders and partners, we have developed an overarching strategic framework that unifies the Schools, affirms our common vision and identifies our shared priorities for t he next three to five years.
These shared priorities, described in this document, are congruent with Queen’s University’s academic plan, and position the Schools, and the Faculty of Health Sciences for continuing success.
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