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Two FHS faculty members named Distinguished University Professors

Queen's University has named the first nine faculty members who have been selected as Distinguished University Professors. Two faculty members from the Faculty of Health Sciences are among this group: Dr. Stephen Archer, Department of Medicine, and Dr. Susan P.C. Cole, Queen's Cancer Research Institute. 

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. 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.”

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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