Faculty of Health Sciences

HealthSci works to improve vaccine literacy in KFL&A

Queen’s Health Sciences has been awarded $440,000 for a project promoting COVID-19 vaccination across the Kingston, Frontenac, Lexington, and Addington (KFL&A) region.Continue...

HSS executive candidates appear at open forum

The Health Sciences Society (HSS) Open Forum, held on Feb. 6, saw eight candidates running for the three contested positions of president, vice-president (operations), and vice-president (university affairs).Continue...

HSS sees contested elections for all executive positions

This year’s Health Sciences Society (HSS) elections will see a contested ballot for every executive position.Continue...

Queen’s medical students assist in Kingston vaccine campaign

More than 200 Queen’s medical students have answered a call for assistance from the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) as the Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) region ramps up its vaccine rollout.Continue...

Medical students review curriculum to improve racial representation in learning materials

A group of medical students organized a review of all pre-clerkship learning materials related to dermatological conditions in the Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) to determine whether those conditions were shown on more than just white skin. Now, they’re sharing their recommendations for change in the curriculum.Continue...

Faculty of Health Sciences launches new video series highlighting faculty research

The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) has launched a new initiative to showcase faculty research.Continue...

Queen’s School of Medicine received a report demanding diversity action in July. It still hasn’t publicly acknowledged it.

Queen’s Aesculapian Society (AS) submitted a document detailing research, resources and demands to the School of Medicine Admissions Committee on July 1. Since then, the AS has looked to the School to provide public support and acknowledgement of the report.Continue...

Faculty of Health Sciences prioritizes Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in new initiatives

In an effort to prioritize space and opportunities for marginalized communities at Queen’s, the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) has launched a series of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiatives .Continue...

Nursing wellness coaching numbers return to pre-pandemic levels

Following low opening numbers, the School of Nursing (SON)’s Wellness Coach is hoping to see more students access her services this fall.Continue...

LGBTQ+ specific health content in development for Queen’s nursing

Two Queen’s professors and a Queen’s student are creating LGBTQ+ specific healthcare content for the University’s nursing program.Continue...

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