Dr. Erin Beattie has received the WF Connell Award for Excellence in Mentorship from the Queen’s Undergraduate Medical Education Class of 2020. Each year, the graduating class selects a professor who provided students with excellent mentorship and role modelling through a combination of non-academic and academic endeavours. Award recipients are recognized for their contribution to student life and learning through their advice and outreach in the interest of students. (May 2020)
Dr. Fil Gilic, course director, Nightmares FM, MEDS 115, and Airway Mastery (CCFP-EM) has received the 2020 Queen's Faculty of Health Sciences Education Award, the faculty's highest award, based on four criteria: excellence in teaching, a new or innovative approach to teaching, reflection on teaching, and evidence of impact on student learning. (April 2020)
Queen's Family Medicine has partnered with Providence Care and SEAMO to create the first academic division of hospital medicine in Canada. Hospitalists are dedicated inpatient physicians who work exclusively in a hospital setting. Read all about it in this Providence Care news release.
Dr. Joey Newbigging, Program Director, Enhanced Skills Emergency Medicine, has earned the Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Merit Award. This award recognizes faculty members who are exceptionally committed to medical education in Canadian medical schools.
Dr. Michael Green is co-author of a first-of-its-kind report that demonstrates the number of First Nations people in Ontario living with diabetes is at an all-time high.
On the recommendation of Department Head Dr. Michael Green, Dr. Susan Phillips has been appointed Walter Rosser Chair in Family Medicine Research. Effective October 1, 2019, the appointment will continue until June 30, 2022.