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40 FHS employees reach service milestones

Each year, Queen's honours employees who have reached milestones of providing continuous service to the university. Milestone years are 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, and 50 years of service. This year, the Faculty of Health Sciences had 40 employees who reached service milestones. Their names and departments are listed below. Congratulations to them on their achievement. 

Jackie Duffin inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Last Thursday, I had the thrill of attending the induction ceremony for the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. This is one of my favourite annual events, and this year’s ceremony was especially meaningful because I was able to see a true legend of the Queen’s School of Medicine get inducted: Dr. Jackie Duffin.

Dr. Chandrakant Tayade appointed Associate Dean, Graduate and Postdoctoral Education

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Tom Harris, Interim Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Chandrakant Tayade as Associate Dean, Graduate and Postdoctoral Education for the Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences. The appointment is for a five-year term beginning on July 1, 2019.

On-campus and online: this student's unique journey in the Bachelor of Health Sciences program

Allison Nerbas grew up in Aurora, Ontario and moved to Kingston to attend Queen’s after high school, but she never sets foot in a classroom.

This isn't because she is a poor student, but because she ended up deciding that the course that was truly right for her at Queen’s was the online Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc) program.

Drs. Catherine Donnelly and Jordan Miller win Health Sciences Education Award

Dr. Catherine Donnelly, Associate Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy, and Dr. Jordan Miller, Assistant Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy have each won a Health Sciences Education Award from the Faculty of Health Sciences. 

This award recognizes excellence in a range of teaching methods (small group, seminar, one on one supervision, lecture etc), course or curriculum design, course organization, development of learning resources education technology, evaluation and innovation.

Dr. Fabio Ynoe de Moraes wins a Young Physician Leaders Award from the National Academy of Medicine of Brazil

Dr. Fabio Ynoe de Moraes, Assistant Professor in the Department of Oncology, has been recognized by the National Academy of Medicine of Brazil as a winner of the Young Physician Leaders Award. He is one of ten recipients of this honour. 


Please congratulate Dr. Moraes on his achievement. 

A world leader in medical education teaches a course at Queen's

Dr. Olle ten Cate is a true world leader in medical education, and earlier this month Queen’s University was fortunate enough to host him as he taught his course “Ins and Outs of Entrustable Professional Activities.”

Canadian Cancer Trials Group awarded more than $25M

KINGSTON, ON, April 23, 2019 - The Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) has been awarded more than 19 million USD over six years (approximately $25 million CAD) from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Cancer Institute (NCI). This award will allow the group to continue their work leading major cancer clinical trials in Canada through the US National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) and to develop new large scale trials under CCTG leadership.

Dr. Nazik Hammad wins 2019 Harvard Global Health Catalyst Distinguished Young Leader Award

Dr. Nazik Hammad, Associate Professor in the Department of Oncology at Queen's, has been awarded the 2019 Harvard Global Health Catalyst Distinguished Young Leader Award. She was chosen for this award based on the strength of her work in Oncology education in African countries. 

She will be presented with this award at the Global Health Catalyst Summit at Harvard University on May 24. 

Please congratulate Dr. Hammad on this well-deserved award. 

The 1918 ban of Black medical students: Addressing our past discrimination to promote diversity in the future

Last fall, my understanding of the history of the Queen’s School of Medicine changed when I learned that, in 1918, we had put in place a policy to formally ban Black students. This policy was approved in a motion by the Queen’s Senate, and it was enforced until 1965.

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