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Dean's Report : Faculty of Health Sciences 2016-2017

Queen’s University has, for many decades, been known for its phenomenal student experience. But in recent years, there has been a big collective push to realize our goal for a balanced academy by combining that excellent student experience with an intensified research environment. There is a general appreciation around campus that what’s needed most, notwithstanding increasing challenges in the funding environment, is a redoubled focus on fortifying our research endeavours.

Using Innovation to Address Health Inequities

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

Queen's Computing Students Building Software for Free

Can you think of how some custom-made computer software could make your professional life easier? Are you willing to interact with smart, energetic 4th-year Computing students, describe your software needs to them, and serve as a “client” till April next year? If so, then you might just get that software for FREE...

Successes in the Office of Professional Development and Educational Scholarship

The Office of Professional Development and Educational Scholarship has always been a true strength of the Faculty of Health Sciences, and it has recently added two tremendous honours to its impressive list of achievements. First, they received a glowing accreditation report from the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), and then they earned a Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award – their second in three years!

Aortic Disease Awareness Day -- September 19th, 1:00 - 4:00PM Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Aortic dissection is a serious condition in which the inner and middle layers of the aorta separate. Because not enough patients and health care practitioners have sufficient awareness of the condition, however, it is often misdiagnosed.

Wednesday September 19 is Aortic Disease Awareness Day, an international action that aims to educate patients, survivors, and health care practitioners about the condition and how it is treated.

Queen's Family Medicine to Introduce Cultural Safety Training into Curriculum

Guest blog by Dr. Hugh Langley,  Assistant Professor in the Queen's Department of Oncology and Primary Care and Aboriginal Lead, Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario 

Professional Development and Educational Scholarship Wins Royal College Innovation Award

The Office of Professional Development and Educational Scholarship in the Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences has won a 2018 Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award (Innovation Award) from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Cherie Jones-Hiscock Appointed Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs and Programmatic Quality Assurance, UGME

Dean Richard Reznick and Associate Dean Anthony Sanfilippo are pleased to announce that Tom Harris, Interim Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Cherie Jones-Hiscock as the inaugural Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs and Programmatic Quality Assurance, Undergraduate Medical Education in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The appointment is for a five-year term beginning on July 1, 2018.

Baby Saul

Not long after I returned from my administrative leave (sabbatical), I was taken away from campus again for what must be the best possible reason: to meet my first grandchild, Saul Arthur Schwartz.

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