In this year of milestones, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has added one more with the launch of a new residency program in adult clinical psychology, an opportunity to train the next generation of professional psychologists while boosting patient access to care.
Clinical psychologists currently work in KHSC patient care...Read more
In just over a month, Kingston Health Sciences Centre will be welcoming about 130 new medical residents. Once they arrive, they will be spending the next several years with us, completing their training to become full physicians while helping care for patients and families at both our Hotel...Read more
Nov. 24, 2016
There’s a disconnect between patients’ and families’ stated values about end of life, and the medical treatments they choose when the time comes to make those hard decisions, says a new study by a Kingston General Hospital critical care physician.
“The driver behind our study was our...Read more
Dr. Susan Bartels, a global health specialist at the KGH Research Institute, recently returned from Lebanon where she and a team are working to address a world health crisis – child marriage.
The flow of Syrian refugees into countries including Turkey, Jordan, and Lebanon has created a dangerous scenario of...Read more
KGHRI clinician-scientist Paula James isn’t afraid to talk about periods, and she hopes others join the conversation in order to help women recognize if they have a bleeding disorder. The Let’s Talk Period website aims to increase awareness of the signs and symptoms of bleeding disorders. As many as 35,000 Canadians may be...Read more
As a teaching institution, there’s a lot of learning going on at Kingston General Hospital. However, for many years it has been difficult to find out about those opportunities unless you were specifically invited. But thanks to KGH’s new Interprofessional Education Calendar, launched last week, those sessions are open and...Read more
It's almost showtime for our 2nd annual Kingston General Hospital Community Showcase. It runs this year from Monday, Jan. 20 to Friday, Jan. 24.
The Showcase will feature an event or two each day, all aimed at promoting interprofessional education and staff appreciation. At the centre of it all is...Read more
Members of our Board of Directors got a special behind-the-scenes look at Kingston General Hospital in action last week. As part of a two-day orientation and education session, the board members met with staff, went on tours and took in presentations focused on some of the important initiatives underway inside...Read more
Trauma Services at Kingston General Hospital will soon be hosting a high school field trip like no other. The P.A.R.T.Y. (Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth) program brings teenagers right into the hospital so they can see for themselves the possible results of risky behaviour....Read more