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Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | May 26th, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

Convocation 2018

One of the greatest joys of being a faculty member in the Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences is the great privilege of guiding, mentoring, and developing the next generation of health professionals.

Spring has sprung, which means that it is time once again to celebrate the successes of another remarkable crop of newly minted colleagues.

Graduates, you have earned a remarkable degree. It is a degree that gives you great authority. But it is also one that demands that you hold yourselves to the highest possible professional standards. Having to live up to the standards of healthcare professionalism may sound like a daunting task. But you shouldn’t be afraid of those high standards. You should embrace them. 

First of all, you should embrace the responsibility that you have to your patients. As their healthcare provider, you will need to offer them counsel and care in their darkest moments. Your patients will put their trust in your judgment and their lives in your hands. The relationship you will have with your patients is a privilege. And it is one in which you should take great pride, as you have earned that privilege through…Read More

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FHS Employee Engagement Event - May 17th 2018 - Photos now available!

Thank you to everyone who attended, and we can't wait until next year!

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Macklem House Tour This Saturday!

Our very own Macklem House is the feature property in this year’s "Music Lovers' House Tour" on May 26, 2018. The tour features some of the most interesting, well-designed, eclectic, and spectacular homes in the Kingston area. A 4-piece musical ensemble from the Kingston Symphony will play in the front foyer as participants tour our heritage building.

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Engaging in the change: Co-creation

The following guest blog was written by a friend and colleague, Dr. James Wright, who is a recognized Canadian leader in orthopaedic surgery and health care outcomes research. He has also been very involved in leadership activities, both as a part of his professional work and as a student of the discipline of leadership. Jim recently started a new blog on clinical leadership, and I'm delighted to share one of his posts as a part of Dean on Campus. - Richard

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | May 26th, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

Convocation 2018

One of the greatest joys of being a faculty member in the Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences is the great privilege of guiding, mentoring, and developing the next generation of health professionals.

Spring has sprung, which means that it is time once again to celebrate the successes of another remarkable crop of newly minted colleagues.

Graduates, you have earned a remarkable degree. It is a degree that gives you great authority. But it is also one that demands that you hold yourselves to the highest possible professional standards. Having to live up to the standards of healthcare professionalism may sound like a daunting task. But you shouldn’t be afraid of those high standards. You should embrace them. 

First of all, you should embrace the responsibility that you have to your patients. As their healthcare provider, you will need to offer them counsel and care in their darkest moments. Your patients will put their trust in your judgment and their lives in your hands. The relationship you will have with your patients is a privilege. And it is one in which you should take great pride, as you have earned that privilege through…Read More

Upcoming Events
View Calendar
Announcements
View all

Other News

Image

FHS Employee Engagement Event - May 17th 2018 - Photos now available!

Thank you to everyone who attended, and we can't wait until next year!

View Pictures»
Image

Macklem House Tour This Saturday!

Our very own Macklem House is the feature property in this year’s "Music Lovers' House Tour" on May 26, 2018. The tour features some of the most interesting, well-designed, eclectic, and spectacular homes in the Kingston area. A 4-piece musical ensemble from the Kingston Symphony will play in the front foyer as participants tour our heritage building.

Read More»
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Long overdue: Canada needs a national pharmacare strategy

Another study!

Just a few weeks ago our provincial health ministers secured federal support to study universal pharmacare in Canada. This “study” will involve a bilateral federal-provincial commitment to “jointly research how a pharmacare program might work, including potential costs, timelines to implement, and how far the program should go to expand access to drugs.”1

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | May 26th, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

Convocation 2018

One of the greatest joys of being a faculty member in the Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences is the great privilege of guiding, mentoring, and developing the next generation of health professionals.

Spring has sprung, which means that it is time once again to celebrate the successes of another remarkable crop of newly minted colleagues.

Graduates, you have earned a remarkable degree. It is a degree that gives you great authority. But it is also one that demands that you hold yourselves to the highest possible professional standards. Having to live up to the standards of healthcare professionalism may sound like a daunting task. But you shouldn’t be afraid of those high standards. You should embrace them. 

First of all, you should embrace the responsibility that you have to your patients. As their healthcare provider, you will need to offer them counsel and care in their darkest moments. Your patients will put their trust in your judgment and their lives in your hands. The relationship you will have with your patients is a privilege. And it is one in which you should take great pride, as you have earned that privilege through…Read More

Upcoming Events
View Calendar
Announcements
View all

Other News

Image

FHS Employee Engagement Event - May 17th 2018 - Photos now available!

Thank you to everyone who attended, and we can't wait until next year!

View Pictures»
Image

Macklem House Tour This Saturday!

Our very own Macklem House is the feature property in this year’s "Music Lovers' House Tour" on May 26, 2018. The tour features some of the most interesting, well-designed, eclectic, and spectacular homes in the Kingston area. A 4-piece musical ensemble from the Kingston Symphony will play in the front foyer as participants tour our heritage building.

Read More»
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Dr. Dennis O'Donnell wins Queen's 2017 Prize for Excellence in Research

The recipients of the 2017 Prize for Excellence in Research are committed to building connections. Whether it be between organic compounds and metals or scholars and Indigenous communities, each scholar has established themselves as leaders in their fields, working to connect their studies to the world at large. Spanning disciplines across the university, the 2017 PER recipients are Sam McKegney (English), Liying Cheng (Education), Cathleen Crudden (Chemistry), Pascale Champagne (Civil Engineering), and Denis O’Donnell (Medicine).

Building Better Together

The following is a guest blog by Dr. Catherine Donnelly, Associate Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy's Occupational Therapy program.

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | May 26th, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

Convocation 2018

One of the greatest joys of being a faculty member in the Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences is the great privilege of guiding, mentoring, and developing the next generation of health professionals.

Spring has sprung, which means that it is time once again to celebrate the successes of another remarkable crop of newly minted colleagues.

Graduates, you have earned a remarkable degree. It is a degree that gives you great authority. But it is also one that demands that you hold yourselves to the highest possible professional standards. Having to live up to the standards of healthcare professionalism may sound like a daunting task. But you shouldn’t be afraid of those high standards. You should embrace them. 

First of all, you should embrace the responsibility that you have to your patients. As their healthcare provider, you will need to offer them counsel and care in their darkest moments. Your patients will put their trust in your judgment and their lives in your hands. The relationship you will have with your patients is a privilege. And it is one in which you should take great pride, as you have earned that privilege through…Read More

Upcoming Events
View Calendar
Announcements
View all

Other News

Image

FHS Employee Engagement Event - May 17th 2018 - Photos now available!

Thank you to everyone who attended, and we can't wait until next year!

View Pictures»
Image

Macklem House Tour This Saturday!

Our very own Macklem House is the feature property in this year’s "Music Lovers' House Tour" on May 26, 2018. The tour features some of the most interesting, well-designed, eclectic, and spectacular homes in the Kingston area. A 4-piece musical ensemble from the Kingston Symphony will play in the front foyer as participants tour our heritage building.

Read More»
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Elizabeth Eisenhauer recognized for major contributions to global cancer research

The Canadian Cancer Research Alliance (CCRA) has recognized Professor Emerita Elizabeth Eisenhauer with its award for Exceptional Leadership in Cancer Research for her preeminent work in the field of cancer clinical trials, cancer treatment and drug delivery, and cancer research strategy and development.  

Dr. Eisenhauer, renowned for her research in ovarian cancer, malignant melanoma, and malignant brain tumours, is one of only six recipients who will be formally presented with CCRA awards at the organization’s biennial scientific conference next week.

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