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Women in Medicine: Where are we 150 years after Dr. Emily Howard Stowe, Canada’s First Female Physician?

July 11th 2018 | No Comments

Dr. Emily Howard Stowe (née Jennings) In 2016 I commissioned the creation of a Women in Medicine (WIM) Program in the Department of Medicine at Queen’s University. I was inspired to do so … Continue reading

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A SWOT Analysis by the Canadian Association of Professors of Medicine (CAPM) reveals existential threats to ADMs

May 16th 2018 | Comments Off on A SWOT Analysis by the Canadian Association of Professors of Medicine (CAPM) reveals existential threats to ADMs

Maintaining and Enhancing Canada’s Academic Departments of Medicine (ADM) for the Benefit of Canadians: A SWOT Analysis by the Canadian Association of Professors of Medicine (CAPM) reveals existential threats to … Continue reading

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The Resident Perspective on Professionalism and Wellness in Medicine: How Janus looks Upon CanMEDS

April 18th 2018 | 1 Comment

Leading the Department of Medicine is a privilege. There is the pride in seeing the accomplishments of our faculty, excitement in building new Divisions and launching new graduate training programs … Continue reading

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TIME for Translational Medicine at Queen’s University: A road map from Molecules to Populations – Final Installment

February 21st 2018 | No Comments

In the final edition of this series focused on providing examples of translational research at the Department of Medicine, I will highlight the activities of Dr. Mark Ormiston and some … Continue reading

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TIME for Translational Medicine at Queen’s University: A road map from Molecules to Populations – 2nd installment

February 1st 2018 | No Comments

In the 1st edition of this blog, I introduced TIME, the Translational Institute of Medicine, an initiative being launched in the DOM in 2018. TIME includes a new Graduate program … Continue reading

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TIME for Translational Medicine at Queen’s University: A road map from Molecules to Populations

January 23rd 2018 | No Comments

In 2018 we are launching the Translational Institute of Medicine (TIME) at Queen’s, beginning in the Department of Medicine. Like all good ideas TIME was born from a conversation over … Continue reading

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The flaw in ourselves: a Shakespearean guide to improve preclinical research

November 28th 2017 | 3 Comments

The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,
 but in ourselves, that we are underlings. Julius Caesar, Act 1, scene 2, 135–141 You encounter a common headline, “Doctors have … Continue reading

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Competency Based Medical Education (CBME) But Were Afraid to Ask. A guest blog by Dr. David Taylor with introduction by Stephen Archer

November 20th 2017 | 1 Comment

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeon’s (RCPSC) has a new model for postgraduate medical training that is called Competency by Design (CBD). The program that realizes CBD is referred … Continue reading

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Cognogens—Disease-Causing Beliefs Can Be Addressed Using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

October 4th 2017 | 4 Comments

Definition*: Cognogen—Cog-no-gen: A belief that contributes to psychological or physical pathology*The term cognogen is a neologism. We are all familiar with the idea of diseases being caused by bacteria and … Continue reading

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The Oft Forgotten “Innovation” in Patient Centred Care: Curing Atrial Fibrillation through I-PCC

September 5th 2017 | No Comments

Atrial fibrillation affects 350,000 Canadians and triples risk of stroke–Heart and Stroke Foundation Patient Centred Care (PCC), a phrase that means different things to different people. Too often it is … Continue reading

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