Department of Emergency Medicine
School of Medicine Queen's University

Letter From The Head

Welcome to the Department of Emergency Medicine at Queen’s University, located in the beautiful and historic Kingston, Ontario.

We provide emergency care for 80,000 ill and injured patients a year at the regional trauma and tertiary care centre at Kingston General Hospital and the Urgent Care Centre at Hotel Dieu Hospital.

We have a bright and energetic faculty who benefit from the experience and wisdom of some of Canada’s first Emergency Medicine specialists. Our physicians provide academic and clinical expertise in the areas of pre-hospital care, toxicology, resuscitation, simulation, ultrasound and medical education. Our research program supports an active group of primary and collaborative investigators.

Our faculty members are actively involved in undergraduate medical education at Queen’s University and welcome medical students from other universities for clerkship electives in Emergency Medicine.

Our FRCP and CCCFP-EM residency programs are among the most comprehensive and broad based teaching programs in the country. We are committed to producing outstanding clinicians, educators and researchers in the field of Emergency Medicine. For more details on our training programs, please visit our Prospective Applicants page.

The unique size and location of our program fosters collegial working relationships among staff and residents and allows individuals to balance academic careers in Emergency Medicine with commitment to family, fitness and personal wellbeing.