Faculty of Health Sciences

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...

‘This is an amazing opportunity’: In conversation with first female Dean of Health Sciences

Ahead of the fall term, Dr. Jane Philpott, dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), said she's committed to advancing discovery, harmony, and equity at Queen’s.Continue...

Health Science students return to clinical settings

Approximately 200 students from the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) are returning to their clinical placements as of June 1 at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), or alternative in-person clerkships.Continue...

Undergraduate health professional programs told to stay home

Undergraduate students in health professional programs were told to stay home on Wednesday after being initially exempted from the March 16 suspension on undergraduate courses.

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