The Division of Palliative Medicine academic mission includes knowledge production and knowledge translation. Our faculty are active in areas such as: clinical research for treatment, prevention, and quality of life, epidemiological research, knowledge translation and dissemination. Our faculty work on multidisciplinary and multi-institutional research projects as well as in supervisory roles for medical students and residents as well as for students in other disciplines for Masters and PhD theses.
Queen's Division of Palliative Medicine has extensive educational obligations while providing clinical expertise for people living with advanced life-threatening illnesses and significant symptoms.
We participate in undergraduate medical teaching, observerships and subspecialty medicine clerkship selectives. For postgraduate education, we provide 4-week rotations to over 70 postgraduate trainees from internal medicine, family medicine, oncology and other programs.
We also provide continuing medical education to physicians and other health professionals in the region through our 4-day palliative care course for physicians, LEAP training for health care providers, and many other conferences, courses and lectures.
A list of selected publications and research interests for our faculty will be posted in the future.