Dr. Peggy DeJong received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Waterloo and her medical degree from Queen’s University. She has completed her Masters in Medical Education with Distinction from the University of Dundee University, Scotland (supported by the Department of Medicine, Queen’s University). Her clinical training consisted of Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Queen’s University. She completed an additional year at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver General Hospital in echocardiography. She joined the Division of Cardiology at Queen’s University in 2014. Her clinical interests include general Cardiology, valvular heart disease and aortopathies.
Dr. DeJong’s chief academic interests are medical education and Indigenous healthcare. She also developed the Competency Based Medical education curriculum and assessments for the Cardiology training program. She served as the Program Director of the Adult Cardiology training program from 2015-2019 and is the CBME lead for Cardiology. She co-created and co-teaches the Masters in Health Professions Education 806 course on Indigenous Health Professional Education.