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Aortic Disease Awareness Day -- September 19th, 1:00 - 4:00PM Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Aortic dissection is a serious condition in which the inner and middle layers of the aorta separate. Because not enough patients and health care practitioners have sufficient awareness of the condition, however, it is often misdiagnosed.

Wednesday September 19 is Aortic Disease Awareness Day, an international action that aims to educate patients, survivors, and health care practitioners about the condition and how it is treated.

Queen's Family Medicine to Introduce Cultural Safety Training into Curriculum

Guest blog by Dr. Hugh Langley,  Assistant Professor in the Queen's Department of Oncology and Primary Care and Aboriginal Lead, Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario 

Professional Development and Educational Scholarship Wins Royal College Innovation Award

The Office of Professional Development and Educational Scholarship in the Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences has won a 2018 Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award (Innovation Award) from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Cherie Jones-Hiscock Appointed Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs and Programmatic Quality Assurance, UGME

Dean Richard Reznick and Associate Dean Anthony Sanfilippo are pleased to announce that Tom Harris, Interim Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Cherie Jones-Hiscock as the inaugural Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs and Programmatic Quality Assurance, Undergraduate Medical Education in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The appointment is for a five-year term beginning on July 1, 2018.

Baby Saul

Not long after I returned from my administrative leave (sabbatical), I was taken away from campus again for what must be the best possible reason: to meet my first grandchild, Saul Arthur Schwartz.

Dale Best Appointed Director, Financial Services

Denis Bourguignon, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (CFAO), is pleased to announce that Dale Best has accepted the position of Director, Financial Services for the Faculty of Health Sciences. He will be starting in his new role on August 27th.

Dr. Ingrid Harle appointed as Director, Faculty Development

Vice Dean, Education Leslie Flynn is pleased to announce that Benoit Antoine-Bacon, former Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Ingrid Harle as Director, Faculty Development for the Faculty of Health Sciences. The appointment is for a five-year period beginning on July 1.

Unmatched Canadian Medical Graduates

Guest blog by Andrew Dawson, a 4th-year medical student at Queen’s and the current Chair of the Ontario Medical Students Association.

Dr. James Reynolds Appointed Interim Chief Scientific Officer of Kids Brain Health Network

Dr. James Reynolds, Professor of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, and Associate Dean in the School of Graduate Studies at Queen’s, has been appointed as the Interim Chief Scientific Officer of Kids Brain Health Network (KBHN).

TIME Uniweb is Now Live

The Translational Institute of Medicine (TIME) is proud to announce that its  new web-based research networking tool called TIME UNIWeb is live!  This user-friendly online platform helps seamlessly connect researchers and research groups with shared research interests at Queen’s University. Over 200 researchers and scholars have already signed up. Many members have already loaded their profiles, have established their connectivity creating research communities,  and it is rapidly growing every day.    

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