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Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | May 26th, 2018

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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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The Canadian Institute for Military and Veterans Health (CIMVHR) Forum 2017 - an outstanding success

There was an indescribable energy in the air as more than 600 delegates came together from around the world for the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research’s Forum 2017, forming the organization’s largest conference to date. As Chair of the Board of CIMVHR, I couldn’t have been more proud.

Drs. Damon Dagnone and Renée Fitzpatrick receive Principal's Teaching and Learning Awards

The 2017 winners of the Principal’s Teaching and Learning Awards have been announced with awards being handed out in educational leadership, student services, and curriculum development. Two of the three awards were given to Health Sciences faculty members Drs. Damon Dagnone and Renée Fitzpatrick.

The awards, created in 2015, recognize individuals and teams who have shown exceptional innovation and leadership in teaching and learning on campus and are administered by the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL).

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