Queen's University

For the Record: March 20, 2013

Thu, 03/20/2014


Review of the Hannah Chair for the History of Medicine

The Faculty of Health Sciences is conducting a review of the Hannah Chair for the History of Medicine at Queen’s University. Jacalyn Duffin is the incumbent Hannah Professor for the History of Medicine and has been since 1988.

The membership of the review committee includes:

• Robert C. Engen, PhD Candidate, Department of History
• Leslie V. Flynn, Vice-Dean Education, Faculty of Health Sciences
• Stephen Joza, Undergraduate Medical Student
• Alistair MacLeod, Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy
• Stephen C. Pang, Professor, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
• Susan P. Phillips, Professor, Department of Family Medicine
• Iain D. Young (chair), Executive Vice-Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

To inform its deliberations, the committee is seeking input regarding the following:

• The contributions of the Hannah Chair to education and scholarship at Queen’s; and/or
• The opportunities and challenges associated with the delivery of History of Medicine curricula in undergraduate medical programs.

Faculty, staff and students are invited to submit comments on the Hannah Chair to the Chair of the Review Committee, Iain Young, c/o Gail Knutson, Faculty of Health Sciences, Macklem House, 18 Barrie Street, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6 or electronically to gail.knutson@queensu.ca. The deadline for submission is Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Responses will be held in confidence and shared only with the members of the review committee; anonymous submissions will not be considered.


Faculty, staff and students asked to serve on Senate committees

Committee service is a valuable way in which members of the university community participate in the governance of Queen's. Senate committees discuss issues of broad interest to the academic community, and make recommendations on policy and practice that are essential to the university's operations and evolution.

At this time the Senate Governance and Nominating Committee seeks faculty, staff and students who are willing to put their names forward for committee service. Terms are usually for two years, with the number of meetings per year depending on the particular committee's area of responsibility. For students, terms may be adjusted in accordance with dates of graduation.

For a list of vacancies, visit the Secretariat website. You can click on the committee name to read the terms of reference and composition. An online application form is at the bottom of the vacancy list.

Community members are urged to consider putting their name forward, either for a committee dealing with a subject that is of immediate interest or concern to you, or for a committee dealing with a subject that you know is important. Either way, committee work allows you to directly impact the way Queen's functions as a teaching and research institution, and as a community of scholars, students and staff.

Applications are accepted until March 21, 2014.

If you wish to discuss the opportunity of serving on a Senate committee, please feel free to contact the Secretariat Office at 613-533-6095. 

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