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Staff Discussion with Teri Shearer about Inclusivity at Queen's

Submitted by aw148 on 18 June 2018

Join Teri Shearer, Deputy Provost (Academic Operations and Inclusion), for an open discussion about inclusivity at Queen’s.

Dr. Shearer will be in the Ban Righ Hall, Dean of Womens Tower Lounge from 4:30 – 6:30 pm on Wednesday, June 20, and will be available to speak with staff about how we make Queen’s a more inclusive community. Bring your ideas, experiences, and challenges.

Please RSVP to inclusivity@queensu.ca

Nursing SOAR (Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources)

Submitted by aw148 on 18 June 2018

The SOAR program aims to help ease the transition of incoming first-year students and their families. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about academic expectations, resources, learning strategies, and common student transition issues, as well as meet upper-year students, tour a residence room, and have their questions and concerns addressed.

Incoming first-year Nursing students will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and current Nursing students, and tour the Nursing Simulation Lab.

Two FHS Graduate Students Receive Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships

Yining Chen and Kyle Vader, two graduate students in the Queen's Faculty of Health Sciences, have received Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Awards to support their research and education.

ICES Queen's Science Day: June 15, 2018 at The University Club

Come to ICES Queen's Science Day to hear presentations by a range of ICES's health scientists. There will also be a featured panel discussion titled "Mental Health Research: Through the Looking Glass." 

Registration for the event is free, and it includes a networking lunch. ICES Queen's Science Day is Friday, June 15 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm at the University Club at Queen's, 168 Stuart Street. 

RSVP to ICES QueensAdmin@ices.on.ca

Dr. Stephen Scott Wins Grant from The Ontario Research Fund -- Research Excellence Program

Dr. Stephen H. Scott, of the Queen's Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, has recently earned a grant from the Ontario Research Fund -- Research Excellence. He is receiving $3,999,999 to pursue work on his project, "Translating knowledge on brain function into next generation technologies for neurological assessment." This project uses robotic, eye-tracking and other advanced technologies and the expertise of several Ontario-based companies to unravel how the brain participates in sensory, motor and cognitive functions and how neurological disorders impact these processes.

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | June 18th, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

Value-Based Healthcare through Collaboration

Guest blog by Dr. Seth Chitayat, Director, Health Research Partnerships at Queen's University, Faculty of Health Sciences

On May 16th, the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s and the Kingston Health Sciences Centre co-hosted a panel discussion entitled, Value-Based Healthcare through Collaboration: How do we make progress? The panel included industry leaders in healthcare from across the region who generously took the time to speak to our community. First and foremost, I would like to thank all of our panelists for their time, and I want to give a special thanks to Kevin Empey, the former Supervisor of Brockville General Hospital, for giving an insightful plenary address. The goal of this event was to better understand how we can extract more value in healthcare both from the procurement of major capital equipment and in the design of new technologies. The event was a great success, thanks primarily to our incredible panelists.  The discussion has also left me thinking about some important questions concerning value, procurement, and healthcare in Canada.

For instance, how should we define value in the first place? In my view, value can be defined as that which something or someone does to make a…Read More

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Celebrating One Year of CBME

Acting Dean Chris Simpson and decanal leadership will be holding an informal reception to celebrate the successful launch of CBME and everyone's outstanding efforts towards accreditation this year. Join them at the School of Medicine on June 7th from 5-7 PM.  

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Community Open House

You are invited to a behind-the-scenes look at our world-class educational anatomy facility to learn how health professionals and other students learn about the structures of the human body.

We will be offering a limited number of FREE tours during which you will be given the opportunity to view our Museum of Human Anatomy and learn about the critical contribution that the Human Body Donor Program makes to education and research at Queen’s University.

 

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Highlighting Indigenous Issues in Curricula

In this workshop selected issues impacting Indigenous communities and students will be identified and discussed.  Participants will gain insight into how to thoughtfully incorporate and highlight material on Indigenous issues into their courses.

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Nursing SOAR (Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources)

The SOAR program aims to help ease the transition of incoming first-year students and their families. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about academic expectations, resources, learning strategies, and common student transition issues, as well as meet upper-year students, tour a residence room, and have their questions and concerns addressed.

Incoming first-year Nursing students will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and current Nursing students, and tour the Nursing Simulation Lab.

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Research Day

The Twenty-First Annual Meeting for Health Sciences Research Trainees is set for Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 with poster presentations in the BioSciences atrium and oral presentations in School of Medicine, room 132A. This all-day meeting has been organized in order to provide a forum for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research project students, medical students, and clinical residents of the Faculty of Health Sciences and related Schools/Faculties at Queen's University to discuss their recent research findings. 
 

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Community Open House

Submitted by admin on 5 June 2018

You are invited to a behind-the-scenes look at our world-class educational anatomy facility to learn how health professionals and other students learn about the structures of the human body.

We will be offering a limited number of FREE tours during which you will be given the opportunity to view our Museum of Human Anatomy and learn about the critical contribution that the Human Body Donor Program makes to education and research at Queen’s University.

 

Research Day

Submitted by aw148 on 4 June 2018

The Twenty-First Annual Meeting for Health Sciences Research Trainees is set for Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 with poster presentations in the BioSciences atrium and oral presentations in School of Medicine, room 132A. This all-day meeting has been organized in order to provide a forum for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research project students, medical students, and clinical residents of the Faculty of Health Sciences and related Schools/Faculties at Queen's University to discuss their recent research findings. 
 

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