The program chief blog provides up to date news and resources for our Queen's Family Medicine residents.

March 10, 2019

An award has been established to recognize the substantial contribution to teaching in the Undergraduate Education Program by a Resident currently registered in the Postgraduate Education Program at Queen's University.

Nominations will be received for this award until March 25, 2019.

Nominations should be sent by e-mail to: rutzb@queensu.ca

Nominations will be compiled and an opportunity for the clerks to vote will be arranged by the Undergraduate Office. The name of the winner will be forwarded to the Associate Dean of UGME and Associate Dean of PGME no later than April 18, 2019.

The Resident recipient will be presented with a Certificate and $250.00 cheque by the Clerkship Class President at the Dean's Reception for medical graduates in May.

March 7, 2019

Interested in Palliative Care? Check out this awesome opportunity to participate in the Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care (LEAP) course scheduled for March 30-31st.

Date: March 30 & 31, 2019

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location: Haynes Hall, 115 Clarence St., Kingston, ON (Seminar room, 1st floor)

Facilitators: Dr. Natalie Kondor, Kimberley Volk & Trish MacPherson

LEAP is an interactive two-day course targeted for healthcare professionals whose primary focus of work is not palliative care but who, in the course of their work, care for patients with life-threatening and progressive life-limiting illness.

Contact  hilary.blair@lhins.on.ca for more details

Deadline to register is March 20, 2019.

Steps for registration:

  1. Cre...

March 7, 2019


Please join us at our signature program!

May 1, 2019 | The University Club, 168 Stuart Street, Kingston ON

The Essentials of Clinical Teaching is a certified and accredited day-long workshop to support residents and faculty interested in enhancing their ability to design and deliver effective clinical teaching sessions.

The 2019 program topics include:

  • The History of Clinical Teaching by Jenna Healey

  • Clinical Teaching in the Era of Patient Safety by Geneviève Digby

  • Teaching in the Procedural Setting by Boris Zevin

  • Feedback Model by Karen Schultz

  • Library Resources to Support Teaching by Sandra McKeown

  • Time Efficient Teaching by Mike Ward

  • Teaching at the Bedside by Stephen Ga...

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