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First Annual Employee Engagement Event

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

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. 


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 | September 18th, 2018

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Using Innovation to Address Health Inequities

Guest blog by Adam Devon and Darsan Sadacharam, Queen's medical students in the class of 2020. 


As medical students, early clinical encounters are invaluable.

These clinical encounters provide exposure to patients and their stories. In addition to learning medical information, students are flooded with patient narratives that begin to shape their view of medicine. Most importantly, students…Read More

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WORK & WATCH the World Cup Semi Finals - July 10th 2pm

Come and watch the World Cup Semi Finals with your colleagues in SOM 132A

Bring your laptop and work or have a late lunch.

All are welcome!


Beat the Dean STEP CHALLENGE - July 10th-12th

Dr. Reznick is back on campus and ready to compete.  Can you get more steps each day than him?

Make sure you purchased a Fitbit, (check your email for your promo code) or download the Fitbit app on your phone (no Fitbit required) or join with your existing Fitbit by emailing


Beat the Heat FREE ICE CREAM Break- July 19th 2-4pm

Bring your colleagues and grab some free ice cream in City Park across from 20 Barrie street. Non-dairy options will be available.


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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Teaching and Learning Celebration 2018

Hear about the latest innovative teaching in the Faculty of Health Sciences!

All Welcome | Reception | Networking

Keynote Presentation: Dr. Brian Hodges

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Value-Based Healthcare through Collaboration

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

Queen's Medical Student Madeline Lemke Wins SAGES Summer Research Award

Madeline Lemke, a second-year medical student at Queen's, has recently won a Medical Student Summer Research Award from the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). From SAGES, Madeline will receive $2,000 to pursue a research project investigating suturing in undergraduate medical education.

Dr. Zongchao Jia Wins Award from Canada Foundation for Innovation

Dr. Zongchao Jia, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Structural Biology of the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, has won a John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) award from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. His project, "An Enhanced Protein Preparation and Structure-Function Characterization Facility," was approved in full for $112,000. 

Community Open House at the Museum of Human Anatomy

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.

Tours will be booked on a first-come first-served basis (maximum 12 per time slot).

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