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Giving Opportunities

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    FHS Homecoming 2018
    Thank you to everyone for making this year's Homecoming an amazing event. We always love welcoming
    our Queen's University Alumni home. To all of our Queen's University medicine, nursing, and rehab alumni - We can't wait to see you next year!
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    The Hallmark of our Academic Health Sciences Centre is You
    Our success is a product of the initiative and action of our students, faculty, and staff, and of the collaboration across schools,
    faculties, and our partnering institutions, that is the hallmark of our academic health sciences centre.
    Our success is also augmented with the support of our alumni, and our partners in the private and public sectors.

Message from the Dean

Queen’s Health Sciences is a remarkable faculty. Our success is a product of the initiative and action of our students, faculty, and staff, and of the collaboration across schools, faculties, and our partnering institutions, that is the hallmark of our academic health sciences centre. Our success is also augmented with the support of our alumni, and our partners in the private and public sectors.

One of the unique strengths of the Faculty of Health Sciences is that its structure encompasses the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Rehabilitation Therapy. In May 2012, we published a new strategic framework for our three schools that affirmed a unified vision: ask questions, seek answers, advance care, inspire change.

Our new vision informs all of our initiatives: research, education, patient care and how we work with our faculty, students, practitioners, staff, alumni, benefactors, and the public and private sectors.

The Queen’s Initiative Campaign is an important moment, where our community can come together to support the most important priorities for our faculty, which will advance our faculty, inspire our people, and enable our vision.

The Faculty of Health Sciences is proud of the tradition where alumni classes celebrating milestone reunions raise funds for the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Rehabilitation Therapy.

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Established over 150 years ago, the School of Medicine at Queen's University aims to advance the tradition of preparing excellent physicians and leaders in health care by embracing a spirit of inquiry and innovation in education and research.

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The Queen’s School of Nursing has a long history of providing excellent nursing education has developed a strategic plan under the mission “to advance learning and scholarship in the discipline and profession of nursing”

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The School of Rehabilitation Therapy at Queen’s University is committed to leading and inspiring positive changes that transform lives through rehabilitation research, education and practice.

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Faculty of Health Sciences Priorities

The Faculty of Health Sciences has set a goal of raising $50 million during the Queen’s Initiative Campaign. It is by funding these projects that goal will be realized. More importantly, the priorities and initiatives listed below are an opportunity to fortify our education, research and patient care; and to elevate the reputation of our three schools in extraordinary ways.

Name New School of Medicine Building
$10,000,000

Name New School of Medicine Building

Name New School of Medicine Building - $10,000,000
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Name School of Medicine Program
$50,000,000

Name School of Medicine Program

Name School of Medicine Program $50,000,000
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Research Infrastructure
$5,000,000

Research Infrastructure

Research Infrastructure - $5,000,000
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2017/18 Fiscal Progress

95%
Our funding progress to date
6000000
2017/18 Fiscal Goal

Ways to Give

Gifts of cash, cheques or credit card

Make a difference now for Queen’s and enjoy immediate tax benefits. Cash gifts can be paid by pledge over a period up to and including 5 years. Payments can be made in monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or annual installments.

Donate stock and securities

Gift publicly traded stock and securities and receive a tax receipt for the full appreciated value without being subject to capital gains tax.

Gifts made in memory or in honour

Gifts may be made in memory or in honour of a friend, relative or classmate, or in recognition of a special occasion or achievement. A special acknowledgement card will be sent notifying the family or individual of the gift.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Your gift can be increased significantly if you or your spouse’s employer matches charitable donations. Some companies will match a retiree’s gift.

Gifts in Kind

Gifts of real estate, equipment, books, artwork, archival materials and other properties are welcomed by the University. You will receive a tax receipt for the fair market value of the gift. If you are considering making a gift in kind, please contact the Advancement Office to discuss the possibilities.

Bequests, Life Insurance Gifts & RRSPs and RRIFs

No matter what you choose to give in support of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University, we can assist you through the process.

Meet the Team

  William  Leacy
Executive Director, Development and Partnerships
  Linda  Pearson
Executive Director, Gift Planning
  Emily  Walker
Faculty Projects Assistant
  Caitlin Adair
Senior Development Officer
  David Young
Senior Development Officer Faculty of Health Sciences

Testimonials

Faculty News

From Blogging to Tweeting to Facebook

There is nothing like a millenary milestone in social media to bring about reflection on just what purpose your hundreds of 140-character tweets have served. After reaching 1,000 followers on Twitter a few weeks ago, I got to thinking about how we use social media in the health care field, and why it is so pertinent today.

Study shows advantage to baccalaureate-trained nursing staff

A recent study published in The Lancet showed that hospitals that have a higher proportion of baccalaureate-trained nurses have a lower mortality rate. The same study showed the nurse to patient ratio, on a surgical ward, was an important factor in hospital-related mortality.1

“Our Roger” – Royal Society Inducts Vice Dean Research

This week I am thrilled to announce that Dr. Roger Deeley is one of nine professors at Queen’s to be named a Royal Society fellow.1 I would like to congratulate Roger on achieving one of the highest honours that can be bestowed upon an academic in Canada; an honour that is well-deserved.

Introducing Queen’s Meds 2018

Thank you to Tony Sanfilippo, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education, for his guest blog, below, welcoming the new Meds 2018 class.

With the all-too-soon end of summer comes the beginning of a new academic year. This week we welcome members of Meds 2018, the 160th class to enter the study of Medicine at Queen’s since our school opened its doors in 1854.

A few facts about these new members of our learning community:

They were selected from our largest ever applicant pool – 4366 highly qualified students submitted applications last fall.