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Celebrating One Year of CBME

Submitted by aw148 on 4 June 2018

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.  

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).

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | June 19th, 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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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»

Staff Discussion with Teri Shearer about Inclusivity at Queen's

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

Learn more»

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.

Learn 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.  

Read More»
Image

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.

 

Learn more»
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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.

Call for Nominations for the Dr. Sanjay Sharma Clinical Resident Award

The Dr. Sanjay Sharma Clinical Resident Award was established to provide an award to a postgraduate resident for "going above and beyond the call of duty" in providing outstanding patient care. Those who can nominate a resident for this award may be a faculty member, medical student (cc 3 & 4) or a resident colleague. 

 

https://meds.queensu.ca/academics/postgraduate/current/awards

 

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | June 19th, 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

Upcoming Events
View Calendar
Announcements
View all

Other News

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»

Staff Discussion with Teri Shearer about Inclusivity at Queen's

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

Learn more»

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.

Learn more»
Image

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.  

Read More»
Image

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.

 

Learn more»
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A. William, Austin & Amos Friend Memorial Visiting Professorship Lecture

Medical and Policy Perspectives on Adolescent’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Tuesday, May 8th: 12:30pm-1:30pm
New Medical Building Main Floor Lecture Hall

Dr. Martin Ayanore (BSc, PGDE, IEMBA, MPhil, PhD)
Lecturer, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana

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