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COVID-19 cases stretch Kingston ICU beyond capacity

A surge in COVID-19 cases being treated at Kingston Health Sciences Centre is stretching ICU capacity beyond its limits, prompting warnings of a looming crisis if COVID-19 transmission is not brought under control. The warnings are made more urgent as Dr. Kieran Moore, KFL&A Public Health’s Medical Officer of Health,

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Local doctor appointed Executive VP, Medical, at Ontario Health

Kingston cardiologist and Queen’s University School of Medicine Vice-Dean Dr. Chris Simpson is taking on a new role with Ontario Health. Simpson has been appointed as Ontario Health’s Executive Vice-President, Medical, effective Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. “I’ll be the first doctor on the senior leadership team and will be bringing

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Celina Caesar-Chavannes talks systemic racism, new role at Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences

Former Member of Parliament Celina Caesar-Chavannes is taking on a new role at Queen’s University to help remove barriers for aspiring Black medical students. Queen’s University Faculty of Health had a policy against admitting Black students on the books from 1918 to 2018, enforced until 1965. The University repealed the

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Queen’s confirms positive COVID-19 case in ‘University community’

Queen’s University has confirmed that one of the COVID-19 cases recently reported in Kingston is a member of the Queen’s community. “Queen’s is working closely with Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health and has detailed processes and protocols in place to respond quickly,” said a statement from the

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Queen’s University appoints Dr. Jane Philpott as Dean of Health Sciences

Queen’s University has shared the announcement of the appointment of their new Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, and Director of the School of Medicine. The Honourable Jane Philpott, whose career has included time in politics and education, as well as 30 years in family medicine and global health,

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