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Setting the course for our next five years

May 29th 2017 | No Comments

Five years ago, we developed a strategic framework that would unite the three schools in the Faculty of Health Sciences under one vision: to ask questions, seek answers, advance care, … Continue reading

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Will we soon be replaced by machines?

May 23rd 2017 | 22 Comments

The prospect that much of what humans do will be replaced by machines is nothing new. From the earliest days of the industrial revolution, there has been a massive amount … Continue reading

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Paving the road for mental health advocacy with

May 15th 2017 | 2 Comments

The following is a guest blog written by Queen’s MD/Phd candidate Lori Minassian with contributions by QMed 2019 student Elisabeth Merner. One in five young people suffer from mental illness. … Continue reading

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The new Providence Care Hospital opens its doors

May 8th 2017 | 1 Comment

In late April, the longstanding quest to create a facility that meets the aging, rehabilitation, and mental health needs of the people of southeastern Ontario came to fruition with the … Continue reading

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eConsult pilot improving access to care

May 1st 2017 | 2 Comments

Guest blog by Danielle Claus, Executive Director, Southeast Ontario Academic Medical Organization (SEAMO) It’s no secret that lengthy wait times for specialist appointments are one of the biggest barriers to … Continue reading

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Indspire Award winner embraces personal journey

April 24th 2017 | No Comments

University often offers young people more than just a degree. For Thomas Dymond, currently a first-year medical student at Queen’s, post-secondary education has been a journey of self-discovery. “It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Health careers beyond academia: exploring connections with industry

April 18th 2017 | 2 Comments

Our number one goal for our students has always been to provide them with the knowledge, skills, and experiences that will allow them to sustain a fabulous career in their … Continue reading

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Tragically Hip honoured for contributions to brain cancer research

April 10th 2017 | 1 Comment

On April 5th, the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) honoured the Tragically Hip for their contributions to brain cancer research, and presented the band with a commemorative plaque. In the … Continue reading

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The Integration of Kingston General and Hotel Dieu Hospitals

April 3rd 2017 | 4 Comments

Saturday was an auspicious day for the patients of Kingston, for our health system and for Queen’s hospital partners. On Saturday April 1, 2017, Hotel Dieu Hospital and Kingston General … Continue reading

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Join the Neuro Half Marathon and 5K on May 7th

March 27th 2017 | No Comments

Guest blog by Ilan Mester, student communications ambassador for the Faculty of Health Sciences and OT ‘17 Running played a key role in Kyla Tozer’s recovery from a brain tumour. … Continue reading