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Dr. Michael Adams reappointed as Head of the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Benoit-Antoine Bacon, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Michael Adams as the Head of the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, for a second five-year period beginning July 1, 2017.

Dr. Chris Simpson Awarded MSA Outstanding Clinician of the Year Award

Congratulations are extended to Dr. Chris Simpson on his receipt of Hotel Dieu Hospital and Kingston General Hospital's Medical Staff Association Outstanding Clinician Award. 

This award honours medical staff members in good standing with five or more years of service who demonstrate outstanding contributions to the medical community.

Dr. Michael Green appointed as the Brian Hennen Chair and Head, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Benoit-Antoine Bacon, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Michael Green as the Brian Hennen Chair and Head of the Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences for a five-year period beginning July 1, 2017.

Dr. Robert Campbell appointed as the inaugural David Barsky Chair in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Dr. Robert Campbell appointed as the inaugural David Barsky Chair in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Benoit-Antoine Bacon, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Robert Campbell as the inaugural holder of the David Barsky Chair in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, for a five-year period beginning July 1, 2017.
 

Wellness Resources

Stressed about residency?  Need to talk?  Dr. Melissa Andrew is the Director of Resident Affairs and is available to meet with residents to discuss a variety of issues.  Learn more about her role here:  http://meds.queensu.ca/education/postgraduate/wellness/director

Dr. Louise M. Winn appointed as Associate Dean, Life Sciences and Biochemistry

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Benoit-Antoine, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Louise M. Winn as Associate Dean, Life Sciences and Biochemistry, Faculty of Health and Sciences, for a five-year period beginning in July 1, 2018.

Dr. José Pereira appointed as the inaugural Gilchrist Chair in Palliative Care Research

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Benoit-Antoine Bacon, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, and Matthew Anderson, President and CEO of Lakeridge Health, have appointed Dr. José Pereira as the inaugural Dr. Gillian Gilchrist Chair in Palliative Care Research. This appointment is for a five-year period beginning July 1, 2017.

Dr. Jenna Healey appointed as the Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Benoit-Antoine Bacon, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Jenna Healey as the Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, for a five-year period beginning August 1, 2017.

Signing off for summer vacation

There is always an expectation throughout the Macklem House that the academic year will be somewhat hectic, and collectively at the university I think we all take a big breath when the summer finally comes. That said, this past month has felt busier than Julys of the past. With great anticipation, I look forward to signing off at the end of this week to spend some quality time with my family and take a break from the emails (and this blog).

We regulate doctors to protect the public from harm – why not journalists?

Should journalists be licensed? The Conversation Canada commissioned two articles to argue for and against the idea. Read the counterpoint of this argument to get the full picture.

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