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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 14th, 2019

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Faculty of Health Sciences

Training our OT students to solve problems through an innovative classroom space

For many of us, it’s easy to take for granted the daily activities that can be performed without difficulty. Most of us never think twice about our ability to cook dinner, wash the dishes, have a shower, or write an email.

But for those who experience difficulties performing daily tasks, the impact can be significant.

The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists defines occupational therapy as “a type of health care that helps to solve the problems that interfere with a person’s ability to do the things that are…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.

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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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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. 

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | November 14th, 2019

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

Training our OT students to solve problems through an innovative classroom space

For many of us, it’s easy to take for granted the daily activities that can be performed without difficulty. Most of us never think twice about our ability to cook dinner, wash the dishes, have a shower, or write an email.

But for those who experience difficulties performing daily tasks, the impact can be significant.

The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists defines occupational therapy as “a type of health care that helps to solve the problems that interfere with a person’s ability to do the things that are…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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Why is Transformation of Healthcare so Hard?

The need for change in healthcare has been obvious for years. Many studies have been conducted and recommendations made on what’s needed to meet optimally the needs of the population in the current and coming decades. But change itself has been very scarce.

2-minute survey to assess awareness of charitable organizations

We are a group of PhD students on Queen’s campus looking to assess the awareness of charity organizations in Kingston amongst the Queen’s community.

If you are interested in completing this 2-minute survey, please follow the link below. There will be an opportunity to participate in a later survey as well at the end of February. Your participation is not only helping us to complete our project but is providing essential information to the charity organizations within the Kingston community.

Faculty, staff, & students encouraged to take cyber security course

Security awareness training is an important part of Queen's University IT Security Program. The aim of this course is to establish a foundational knowledge across the Queen's community regarding threats you may face online, and how to protect your personal data and Queen's systems and information.

Faculty of Health Sciences Newsletter | November 14th, 2019

Queen's University

Faculty of Health Sciences

Training our OT students to solve problems through an innovative classroom space

For many of us, it’s easy to take for granted the daily activities that can be performed without difficulty. Most of us never think twice about our ability to cook dinner, wash the dishes, have a shower, or write an email.

But for those who experience difficulties performing daily tasks, the impact can be significant.

The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists defines occupational therapy as “a type of health care that helps to solve the problems that interfere with a person’s ability to do the things that are…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
Major clinical cancer trial collaboration announced

The internationally-recognized, Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) at Queen’s University, together with the US-based Cancer Research Institute (CRI), announced a multi-year, multi-trial collaboration today, designed to accelerate the clinical development of new immunotherapy treatments for cancer.

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