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This Conference is Changing Locations to Walk the Talk

Guest blog by Sharon Yeung, Co-Chair of the annual Queen's Health and Human Rights Conference

How one PhD Student is Helping Hospitals Secure Life-Saving Organ Donations

Vanessa Silva e Silva, a fourth-year PhD student in the School of Nursing, had applied for a fellowship from the Kidney Foundation of Canada and the Kidney Research Scientist Core Education and National Training Program (KRESCENT) and was expecting to hear the committee’s decision by the end of May. In the first week of June, she still had heard nothing and figured it meant bad news: rejections always come out later than acceptances.

Eye Foundation of Canada Summer Scholarship Program 2019

The Eye Foundation of Canada is a non-profit organization with the mission of encouraging and supporting research, public education and medical education in ophthalmology.

Every summer, we award one or more medical students, who have just completed their second year of medical school, with an $8,000.00 scholarship to spend their summer furthering their education in ophthalmic medicine, surgery and research.

The program consists of education and research experience in the diagnosis and management of eye disease. It is conducted at:

Celebration of Life for Dr. Peter Galbraith on Monday November 12

Dr. Peter Galbraith, Emeritus Professor and former Chair of the Division of Hematology at Queen's, passed on Saturday October 20, 2018. The family of Dr. Galbraith invites you to join them for a Celebration of Peter's Life.

DATE: Monday November 12, 2018

TIME: 4:00pm -- 8:00pm (Speeches at 6:00pm)

PLACE: The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

Fighting One of the Fastest Growing Diseases in Southeastern Ontario
The following story originally appeared in the Queen's Gazette and is being republished with the permission of its author, Dave Rideout, Senior Communications Officer at Queen’s University. The story is followed by a postscript from Dean Reznick.
Why We Need to End Hallway Medicine

On October 3rd, the Ontario government announced the formation of the Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine, and I was asked to join this council. Dr. Ruben Devlin, who serves as a special advisor to the premier on healthcare, has been named the chair of the council, and he will be leading a group of ten individuals who bring various expertise from across the health professional sectors.

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