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Shades of grey: Ultrasound imaging of neck arteries helps identify risk of heart attack or stroke, research shows

New research by Dr. Amer Johri, a clinician-scientist at Kingston Health Sciences Centre, shows that non-invasive ultrasound imaging of the major arteries in the neck may hold the key to better treatment of patients with coronary artery disease.

In a recently completed study, Dr. Johri,and his team used 2D ultrasound to look at the carotid arteries of 522 patients at Kingston Health Sciences Centre who also underwent angiograms for symptoms of coronary artery disease.

Working Toward Inclusion: Listening to LGBTQI2S+ Student Voices in Medicine

The following is a guest blog by Dr. David Messenger, an emergency and intensive care physician and head of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Queen’s University.

Dr. Ramiro Arellano appointed Head, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Tom Harris, Interim Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Ramiro Arellano as Head of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine for the Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences. The appointment is for a five-year term beginning on July 1, 2019.

Dean Reznick honoured with lifetime achievement award

On Tuesday June 11, Dr. Richard Reznick, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, was named as the recipient of the HealthcareCAN 2019 Legacy of Leadership award. 

Rethinking the way that we create positive spaces for our LGBTQI2S+ patients

We live in an era where it is increasingly important for health care practitioners to create safe spaces for their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning, intersex and two-spirit (LGBTQI2S+) patients.

A medical student has her voice heard on Parliament Hill

As an undergraduate student, Caberry Yu did not think of politics as something that she’d ever be interested in. But now, as a second-year student in Queen’s School of Medicine, she finds herself growing into a role as an advocate for seniors care in Canada. With the organization Daughters of the Vote, she was selected to represent Kingston and the Islands in Ottawa, during which she delivered a speech to the Senate about the shortcomings in care for seniors in Canada.

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