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We regulate doctors to protect the public from harm – why not journalists?

July 24th 2017 | 3 Comments

A guest blog from Dr. David Maslove, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine. Shutterstock Should journalists be licensed? The Conversation Canada commissioned two articles to argue for and against the idea. Read … Continue reading

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Planes, trains, and automobiles – nursing professors travel during academic leave

July 17th 2017 | No Comments

The following is a guest blog by Dr. Jennifer Medves, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Director of the School of Nursing at Queen’s University. One of the … Continue reading

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First Canadian hybrid cardiac ablation procedure performed in Kingston

July 10th 2017 | 1 Comment

The following story has been republished with the permission of Meaghan Quinn and Matthew Manor, Strategy Management and Communications staff members with the Kingston Health Sciences Centre.  In a Canadian … Continue reading

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Creating a Live Renal Donor Program: Overcoming the 4 Hurdles to Achieve Excellence

July 4th 2017 | 8 Comments

The following is a guest blog by Dr. Stephen Archer, Head of the Department of Medicine at Queen’s University. This is the story of how we are beginning to perform … Continue reading

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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