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To Remain or Retire: Advice For Physicians From Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen's “Old Ideas” Tour stopped in Kingston this December and 5000 fans filled the K-Rock Center to hear 78-year old Cohen.  He sang the…

Preventing colon cancer: it’s not that hard a pill to swallow

If people are constantly falling off a cliff, you could place ambulances under the cliff or build a fence on the top of the cliff. We are…

Africa Calling: How A Cellphone Can Cure Cervical Cancer

When I last visited Africa I had the privilege of visiting Kruger National Park. I indulged my love of photography and captured some great…

The Guessing Tube and the iPad: A new iPad program coming to Queen's Department of Medicine

A great story begins with a compelling opening line. In 2012, the opening line in the story of a physician’s visit to a patient’s bedside is being…

Come back When You’ve Learned About Life… The A.A. (Tony) Travill Debate

Freshly returned to Queen’s I find myself in Richardson Amphitheater for the…

Glimpse of a Vision

The plans for the Department of Medicine will be forged in a series of retreats, in which the Faculty will play an active role. In the mean time,…