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Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | February 19th, 2018

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Civic professionalism – why leadership matters

By Chris Simpson, MD

We can all be forgiven for being a bit cynical about leadership these days. “Fake news”, “alternative facts” and endless political spin seem to have replaced critical discussions and debates of ideas. Identity politics have polarized debate on everything from social issues to economic policy. Social media, though positively transformative in so many ways, have (somewhat ironically) served to separate and silo us; reinforcing our biases and feeding a culture of cognitive dissonance. As opportunities for consensus and compromise seem to diminish, a fundamental question arises: Where have our leaders gone?

As health care professionals who have been entrusted with the privilege of self-regulation, we have a special responsibility. It is our job to serve our patients and clients and to discharge our fiduciary duties faithfully. There is a…Read More

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Celebrate Graduate Studies Week - Feb 26th - March 2nd 2018

Celebrating Graduate Studies is a great way to get to know and celebrate Queen's University. A chance for current students and alumni to celebrate their achievements and a chance for prospective students see if it is the perfect fit for further education. Whether you have applied or not yet applied, a current student or part of our wider community, we have events that suit where you are. You can connect with us virtually through online events or join us in person for a variety of on-campus events.

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Celebrate Graduate Studies Week - Feb 26th - March 2nd 2018

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Celebrating Graduate Studies is a great way to get to know and celebrate Queen's University. A chance for current students and alumni to celebrate their achievements and a chance for prospective students see if it is the perfect fit for further education. Whether you have applied or not yet applied, a current student or part of our wider community, we have events that suit where you are. You can connect with us virtually through online events or join us in person for a variety of on-campus events.

Thinking about Grad School? Time to THINK about Queen’s.

A chance to hear from our current grad students, professors and supervisors.

Civic professionalism – why leadership matters

By Chris Simpson, MD

Registration for the 2018 SEAMO Research & Innovation Showcase is now open!

Confirmed as keynote presenters are Dr. Eric Topol and Dr. Brian Goldman. Topol is a world-renowned cardiologist, geneticist and author of the book The Patient Will See You Now. Goldman is a highly regarded Toronto emergency room physician, author of the book The Secret Language of Doctors and host of the CBC Radio program “White Coat, Black Art”.

UofT hosts Indigenous Health Conference

A learning opportunity for health students, faculty, and students. For more info, visit: https://www.cpd.utoronto.ca/indigenoushealth/

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | February 19th, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

Civic professionalism – why leadership matters

By Chris Simpson, MD

We can all be forgiven for being a bit cynical about leadership these days. “Fake news”, “alternative facts” and endless political spin seem to have replaced critical discussions and debates of ideas. Identity politics have polarized debate on everything from social issues to economic policy. Social media, though positively transformative in so many ways, have (somewhat ironically) served to separate and silo us; reinforcing our biases and feeding a culture of cognitive dissonance. As opportunities for consensus and compromise seem to diminish, a fundamental question arises: Where have our leaders gone?

As health care professionals who have been entrusted with the privilege of self-regulation, we have a special responsibility. It is our job to serve our patients and clients and to discharge our fiduciary duties faithfully. There is a…Read More

Upcoming Events
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Announcements
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Celebrate Graduate Studies Week - Feb 26th - March 2nd 2018

Celebrating Graduate Studies is a great way to get to know and celebrate Queen's University. A chance for current students and alumni to celebrate their achievements and a chance for prospective students see if it is the perfect fit for further education. Whether you have applied or not yet applied, a current student or part of our wider community, we have events that suit where you are. You can connect with us virtually through online events or join us in person for a variety of on-campus events.

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Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | February 19th, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

Civic professionalism – why leadership matters

By Chris Simpson, MD

We can all be forgiven for being a bit cynical about leadership these days. “Fake news”, “alternative facts” and endless political spin seem to have replaced critical discussions and debates of ideas. Identity politics have polarized debate on everything from social issues to economic policy. Social media, though positively transformative in so many ways, have (somewhat ironically) served to separate and silo us; reinforcing our biases and feeding a culture of cognitive dissonance. As opportunities for consensus and compromise seem to diminish, a fundamental question arises: Where have our leaders gone?

As health care professionals who have been entrusted with the privilege of self-regulation, we have a special responsibility. It is our job to serve our patients and clients and to discharge our fiduciary duties faithfully. There is a…Read More

Upcoming Events
View Calendar
Announcements
View all

Other News

Image

Celebrate Graduate Studies Week - Feb 26th - March 2nd 2018

Celebrating Graduate Studies is a great way to get to know and celebrate Queen's University. A chance for current students and alumni to celebrate their achievements and a chance for prospective students see if it is the perfect fit for further education. Whether you have applied or not yet applied, a current student or part of our wider community, we have events that suit where you are. You can connect with us virtually through online events or join us in person for a variety of on-campus events.

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An Integration of Health Sciences Education Offices

Guest blog by Dr. Leslie Flynn, Vice-Dean of Education, Faculty of Health Sciences

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