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Not just another F-word: Why Frailty Matters in Medicine

Jay Kataria, MSc Candidate (Neuroscience)

On March 12th, the Department of Medicine and Translational Medicine had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Leah Nemiroff, a staff Geriatrician and Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Queen’s University. Dr. Nemiroff introduced the topic of frailty, emphasizing it’s not just another “F-word” and why it matters in medicine.


Non-Oscar Winning Parasites

Sophia Linton, MSc Candidate, Translational Medicine

At the March 5, Medical Grand Rounds, the Department of Medicine was fortunate to host Dr. Thomas Herzinger, a Professor and world-renowned Dermatologist here at Queen's University. Dr. Herzinger opened our eyes to the colorful and clinically relevant world of dermatology, specifically parasitic infections.

The Brain in Sleep: Glimpses into the Depths of Hypnos

Spencer, Finn, MSc Candidate, Neuroscience


The February 13th Medical Grand Round had the pleasure to host Dr. Garima Shukla, Professor of Neurology (Epilepsy & Sleep Medicine) here at Queen’s University. 

Making Hard Conversations Easier: The Serious Illness Care Program

Edwin Ocran, PhD Candidate, Translational Medicine

The Department of Medicine was privileged to have Dr. Jessica Simon and Dr. Fiona Dunne, two seasoned palliative care physicians at the University of Calgary at last week’s grand rounds to share their experiences and insight on the value of serious illness conversations in clinical practice.

Kingston’s First Intracranial Electrode Case for Epilepsy Surgery

Joe Nashed, PhD Candidate, Translational Medicine

The January 16th Medical Grand Rounds, the Department of Medicine had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Lysa Lomax, an assistant professor here at Queen’s University that is appointed to both, the Divisions of Neurology and Respirology. Dr. Lomax has been instrumental in designating Kingston Health Science Center as a District Epilepsy Centre, which has allowed local access to patients in need of epilepsy assessment for epilepsy surgery.

The Power of Partnership, Measurement, and Data: Countering the Challenge of Ballooning Specialist Referrals and Wait times

Daniel Rivera, Combined BScH/MSc Candidate, Life Sciences/Neuroscience

The January 16th Medical Grand Round was fortunate to host Dr. Mark Swain who is currently the Head of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Calgary.

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