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Dr. Ramiro Arellano appointed Head, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Tom Harris, Interim Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Ramiro Arellano as Head of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine for the Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences. The appointment is for a five-year term beginning on July 1, 2019.

Dean Reznick honoured with lifetime achievement award

On Tuesday June 11, Dr. Richard Reznick, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, was named as the recipient of the HealthcareCAN 2019 Legacy of Leadership award. 

Rethinking the way that we create positive spaces for our LGBTQI2S+ patients

We live in an era where it is increasingly important for health care practitioners to create safe spaces for their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning, intersex and two-spirit (LGBTQI2S+) patients.

Dr. Omar Islam Appointed Head of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Tom Harris, Interim Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University has appointed Dr. Omar Islam as Head of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology for the Faculty of Health Sciences. The appointment is for a five-year term beginning on July 1, 2019. Dr. Islam is currently the Interim Head of the department.

A medical student has her voice heard on Parliament Hill

As an undergraduate student, Caberry Yu did not think of politics as something that she’d ever be interested in. But now, as a second-year student in Queen’s School of Medicine, she finds herself growing into a role as an advocate for seniors care in Canada. With the organization Daughters of the Vote, she was selected to represent Kingston and the Islands in Ottawa, during which she delivered a speech to the Senate about the shortcomings in care for seniors in Canada.

A long-overdue degree and hope for our future

Last Thursday was convocation for the School of Nursing and the School of Medicine, and those of us on the faculty had the joy of seeing our tremendous graduates receive their new degrees. Convocation is always a meaningful occasion, but this year’s stands out because we had the opportunity to grant a posthumous degree to Ethelbert Bartholomew.

Dr. Erna Snelgrove-Clarke appointed as Vice-Dean (Health Sciences) and Director, School of Nursing

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Tom Harris, Interim Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Erna Snelgrove-Clarke as Vice-Dean (Health Sciences) & Director, School of Nursing. The appointment begins on July 1, 2019 for a five-year term.

A call to disrupt racism in health sciences education

Last week at Queen’s, we hosted Dr. Barry Lavallee, who is a member of Manitoba First Nation and Métis communities and a specialist in Indigenous health and northern practice. Dr. Lavallee stayed with us for three days and provided a series of events aimed at raising our awareness of the ways in which Indigenous people in Canada experience the health care system. I cannot thank Dr. Lavallee enough for agreeing to travel from Manitoba to speak with us, and for offering us such an important perspective that we all need to hear.

Integrating Western and Indigenous care in northern Quebec

Working as an occupational therapist in a Cree community in northern Quebec, Jung Lin was very far away from Queen’s when she heard about the DSc in Rehabilitation and Health Leadership (RHL) program - but the timing could not have been better.

Two FHS faculty members named Distinguished University Professors

Queen's University has named the first nine faculty members who have been selected as Distinguished University Professors. Two faculty members from the Faculty of Health Sciences are among this group: Dr. Stephen Archer, Department of Medicine, and Dr. Susan P.C. Cole, Queen's Cancer Research Institute. 

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