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Museum of Healthcare seeks fellowship applications

The Museum of Health Care at Kingston is now accepting applications for the Margaret Angus Research Fellowship for the summer of 2018. 

The deadline for applications is April 6, 2018, at 4:00 pm.

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | June 25th, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

First Annual Employee Engagement Event

Guest blog by Andrew Willson, Senior Communications Officer, Queen's University Faculty of Health Sciences. 

As I walked into the performance hall of The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts the morning of the first annual Employee Engagement Event, the sound of drums hit my ears. While I still didn’t know what exactly the “surprise event” scheduled for 9 AM was, one thing was clear: this was not a typical day at the Faculty of Health Sciences.

When my co-workers and I got to our seats, there were drums waiting for us. Over the next hour, the group Drum Café led all of us – the over 200 staff members in attendance – in a large group drumming session. The whole thing culminated in a dozen or so staff members dancing wildly across the stage while shaking maracas (there’s video evidence if you don’t believe it).

While this session was a fun way to wake up and get energized, it also set the tone for the rest of the day. The leader of Drum Café encouraged all of us to hear our own contribution to the larger rhythm filling the hall. Only by each person playing their drum enthusiastically, he said, could we create this immense sound.

The theme of teamwork kept popping up throughout the day in various ways. Acting Dean Dr. Chris Simpson gave a…Read More

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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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The Teresa Group seeks volunteer camp counsellors

The Teresa Group, a Toronto based charity that works to advance the dignity and well-being of children and families affected by HIV/AIDS, is looking for volunteer summer camp counsellors for August 12-August 18.

Bachelor of Health Sciences agreements highlight college-university collaboration

Queen’s University has signed agreements with 10 Ontario colleges which will allow students enrolled in a one-year health-centred certificate program to gain advanced standing in a Queen’s online health degree.

New articulation agreements signed with colleges across Ontario, including Kingston’s St. Lawrence College, will allow graduates of the colleges’ Pre-Health Sciences advanced pathway who enroll in the Queen’s online Bachelor of Health Sciences program to receive credit for roughly one semester of courses.

Provincial funding to strengthen Queen’s research teams

A total of 17 Queen’s researchers are receiving a combined $2,942,914 in funding from the Government of Ontariothrough the Ontario Research Fund – Research Infrastructure programs and Early Researcher Awards – efforts designed to bolster the capacity of research teams and laboratories.

Cystic Fibrosis Canada is Recruiting Volunteers!

Sunday, May 27th is Kingston’s Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History 

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | June 25th, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

First Annual Employee Engagement Event

Guest blog by Andrew Willson, Senior Communications Officer, Queen's University Faculty of Health Sciences. 

As I walked into the performance hall of The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts the morning of the first annual Employee Engagement Event, the sound of drums hit my ears. While I still didn’t know what exactly the “surprise event” scheduled for 9 AM was, one thing was clear: this was not a typical day at the Faculty of Health Sciences.

When my co-workers and I got to our seats, there were drums waiting for us. Over the next hour, the group Drum Café led all of us – the over 200 staff members in attendance – in a large group drumming session. The whole thing culminated in a dozen or so staff members dancing wildly across the stage while shaking maracas (there’s video evidence if you don’t believe it).

While this session was a fun way to wake up and get energized, it also set the tone for the rest of the day. The leader of Drum Café encouraged all of us to hear our own contribution to the larger rhythm filling the hall. Only by each person playing their drum enthusiastically, he said, could we create this immense sound.

The theme of teamwork kept popping up throughout the day in various ways. Acting Dean Dr. Chris Simpson gave a…Read More

Upcoming Events
View Calendar
Announcements
View all

Other News

Image

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.

Learn more»
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SRT Hosts Annual Community Development Forum

Please join the School of Rehabilitation Therapy on Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 3-5:30pm for the Annual Community Development Forum in the BioSciences Atrium.

Queen's Standardized Patient Program Set for Expansion

Simulated learning is an evolving and expanding aspect of health care education, and one that our faculty has invested heavily in over the last several years. Today, we are excited to announce that one element of the simulated learning programs at Queen's is ready to take things to another level, as the Standardized Patient (SP) & Objective Standardized Clinical Examination (OSCE) Program at Queen’s is preparing to expand to the wider university and Kingston communities.

Dr. Stephen L. Archer reappointed as Head of the Department of Medicine

Acting Dean Christopher Simpson is pleased to announce that Benoit-Antoine Bacon, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has reappointed Dr. Stephen Archer as Head of the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, beginning July 1, 2018. Dr. Archer will hold the appointment until June 30, 2023.

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