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Queen’s set to lead the country in transition to competency-based medical education

June 20th 2017 | No Comments

On this auspicious occasion of our CBME launch, I have invited Dr. Damon Dagnone to write a guest blog. I would like to thank Damon for his extraordinary efforts as Queen’s … Continue reading

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OMA Binding Arbitration Vote Imminent

June 15th 2017 | 2 Comments

This week, Ontario Medical Association (OMA) members will be asked to vote on the tentative OMA-Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Binding Arbitration Framework (BAF). As with all democratic processes, … Continue reading

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Placements in India and Tanzania inspire eight student OTs

June 5th 2017 | No Comments

The following is a guest post by one of our student communication ambassadors and soon-to-be graduate, Ilan Mester (OT’17). Occupational Therapy knows no boundaries and eight student OTs are proving that. … Continue reading

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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 | 16 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 Jack.org

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