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How age, gender, and caregiving affect your health

Dr. Susan Phillips, a Professor in Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, has noticed throughout her career that there can sometimes be a major discrepancy between how patients say they feel and how she would assume they’d feel based on their physical health.

 

Dr. Stephen Archer Wins AFMC President's Award for Exemplary National Leadership in Academic Medicine

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) has awarded Dr. Stephen Archer, Head of the Department of Medicine, with its President's Award for Exemplary National Leadership in Academic Medicine. This award recognizes faculty members at Canadian Faculties of Medicine who have a record of highly distinguished accomplishments and who have had an extraordinary impact on the national level.

Are robots going to replace doctors?

AI may not replace healthcare providers, but it will absolutely force us to evolve.

A mother's road to medical school

When she was working as a welder in northern Alberta after graduating from high school, Dawn Armstrong had no idea that she would one day go to medical school. She wouldn’t even really start to think about pursuing a career in medicine until several years later, when she was in her late 20s with three children working towards a bachelor’s degree at Acadia, double majoring in Neuroscience and Biology and completing an honours thesis. Now, at the age of 31, Dawn is a mother of four, a strong aboriginal woman, and a first-year medical student at the Queen’s School of Medicine.

Dr. Renee Fitzpatrick Appointed as Assistant Dean, Student Affairs, UGME

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Tom Harris, Interim Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Renee Fitzpatrick as the Assistant Dean, Student Affairs for Undergraduate Medical Education for the Queen’s School of Medicine. The appointment is for a five-year term beginning on January 1, 2019.

 

Stephen Scott's robot is changing what we know about the brain
Dr. Stephen Scott has created technology that is expanding our understanding of the complex neurological functions that lie behind voluntary movement.
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