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UofT hosts Indigenous Health Conference

A learning opportunity for health students, faculty, and students. For more info, visit: https://www.cpd.utoronto.ca/indigenoushealth/

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | November 16th, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

This Conference is Changing Locations to Walk the Talk

The following is a guest blog by Sharon Yeung, Co-Chair of the annual Queen's Health and Human Rights Conference 

 

In my elementary school days, before the rise of vintage fads and oversized fashion, I wore an exclusive wardrobe of my brother’s hand-me-downs, patched and re-patched meticulously in ways only my immigrant mother could do. I was, unsurprisingly, very vocally opposed – not only because being a stylistically questionable grade three girl is simply undesirable – but because I felt like those clothes, riddled with the scars and bruises of…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!

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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  www.fitbit.com/store/queensu, (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 laura.mcdiarmid@queensu.ca

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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.

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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»
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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

Learn more»
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Is drinking wine really good for your heart?

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | November 16th, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

This Conference is Changing Locations to Walk the Talk

The following is a guest blog by Sharon Yeung, Co-Chair of the annual Queen's Health and Human Rights Conference 

 

In my elementary school days, before the rise of vintage fads and oversized fashion, I wore an exclusive wardrobe of my brother’s hand-me-downs, patched and re-patched meticulously in ways only my immigrant mother could do. I was, unsurprisingly, very vocally opposed – not only because being a stylistically questionable grade three girl is simply undesirable – but because I felt like those clothes, riddled with the scars and bruises of…Read More

Upcoming Events
View Calendar
Announcements
View all

Other News

Image

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!

»
Image

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  www.fitbit.com/store/queensu, (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 laura.mcdiarmid@queensu.ca

»
Image

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.

»
Image

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»
Image

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

Learn more»
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An Integration of Health Sciences Education Offices

Guest blog by Dr. Leslie Flynn, Vice-Dean of Education, Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. Ian Casson Receives Steve Cutway Accessibility Award

The Human Rights and Equity Offices at Queen’s University have announced Dr. Ian Casson as the 2017 recipient of the Steve Cutway Accessibility Award. Established in 2008, the award acknowledges the efforts of faculty, staff and students who demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm, innovation and commitment to creating a learning and work environment in which persons with disabilities at Queen’s enjoy full participation.

Dr. Robert Siemens reappointed as Head of the Department of Urology

Acting Dean Christopher Simpson is pleased to announce that Benoit-Antoine Bacon, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has reappointed Dr. D. Robert Siemens as Head of the Department of Urology, Faculty of Health Sciences, beginning January 1, 2018. Dr. Siemens will hold the appointment until June 30, 2022. 

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | November 16th, 2018

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

This Conference is Changing Locations to Walk the Talk

The following is a guest blog by Sharon Yeung, Co-Chair of the annual Queen's Health and Human Rights Conference 

 

In my elementary school days, before the rise of vintage fads and oversized fashion, I wore an exclusive wardrobe of my brother’s hand-me-downs, patched and re-patched meticulously in ways only my immigrant mother could do. I was, unsurprisingly, very vocally opposed – not only because being a stylistically questionable grade three girl is simply undesirable – but because I felt like those clothes, riddled with the scars and bruises of…Read More

Upcoming Events
View Calendar
Announcements
View all

Other News

Image

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!

»
Image

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  www.fitbit.com/store/queensu, (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 laura.mcdiarmid@queensu.ca

»
Image

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.

»
Image

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»
Image

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

Learn more»
© Copyright Faculty of Health Sciences - Queen's University 2017 | All Rights Reserved | Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
The “Big Squeeze” on hospital budgets in Ontario: Get ready for the backlash

Since shortly after the 2008-2009 downturn, Ontario’s relatively modest economic growth has meant for public services a prolonged period of austerity. For the healthcare sector, where annual growth had previously been in the 6.5% range, the change from the base of 2010-11 to 2.6% per annum, representing a slight decline in real per capita terms, has been painful. This reduction in spending growth has been largely borne by the hospital sector, where after contracted salary increases, inflation, etc., are factored in, there has been essentially zero growth for nearly a decade.

Dean seeks nominations for the FHS Education Award

On behalf of the Faculty of Health Sciences Education Award Committee, Dean Simpson is seeking nominations for the Faculty of Health Sciences Education Award, which acknowledges faculty members who exhibit excellence in teaching. 

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