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Queen's School of Medicine

Queen's University at Kingston Queen's Faculty of Health Sciences Ontario
School of Medicine
TypeMedical school
Established1854; 166 years ago (1854)
Parent institution
Faculty of Health Sciences
AffiliationQueen's University at Kingston
DirectorJane Philpott
Location, ,
44°13′23″N 76°29′26″W / 44.223051°N 76.490451°W / 44.223051; -76.490451 Location of the decanal officeCoordinates: 44°13′23″N 76°29′26″W / 44.223051°N 76.490451°W / 44.223051; -76.490451 Location of the decanal office
Websitemeds.queensu.ca

The Queen's School of Medicine is a unit of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen's University at Kingston responsible for research, as well as undergraduate and graduate education in Medicine.

The educational program leading to the MD degree is central to the purpose of the faculty. It must meet all the requirements for accreditation and prepare graduates for postgraduate training leading to licensure and certification by the College of Family Physicians or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Each year, over 4,000 students apply and 100 are admitted into the first year medicine program. Candidates are selected based on their MCAT performance, GPA, autobiographical sketch, and interview.

History

The School of Medicine was founded in 1854. The original class had twenty-three students enrolled, taught by six lecturers in rented space on the second floor of 75 Princess Street in downtown Kingston.

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