Presenter: Dr. Jocelyn Garland
Dr. Garland is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Nephrology at Queen’s University, where she has worked since she began her career in academic medicine in 2003. She has consistently demonstrated an avid interest in excellence in clinical care and a passion for medical education.
Dr. Garland’s teaching skills have been acknowledged by both undergraduate and post-graduate medical learners. She was the recipient of the Faculty of Medicine Phase IIE Clinical Skills Teaching Award in both 2008 and 2009. In 2015, Dr. Garland was nominated for the PARO Clinical Teaching Award for Queen’s University, and she won the Queen’s University Department of Medicine Clinical Teaching Award in 2016. Providing excellent patient care, Dr. Garland was recognized for her work as the 2017 recipient of the Ontario Renal Network/Cancer Care Ontario Provincial Human Touch Award, for which she was nominated by one of her patients. In September, 2018, she won the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Specialist of the Year Award, for her work in TMA.
A highly-respected clinician, Dr. Garland’s nephrology practice specializes primarily in the area of rare kidney diseases. She also participates in collaborative research initiatives, including clinical practice guidelines, and clinical trials. She is Medical Director for the Glomerulonephritis (GN)/Pregnancy in Renal Disease clinic, and of Apheresis, at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). The overarching goal for KHSC’s GN/Pregnancy clinic is to improve access and quality of care for patients who have kidney impairment secondary to GN-related diseases. Recently, the Ontario Renal Network has recognized KHSC’s Glomerulonephritis/Pregnancy Clinic as one of six Regional GN Subspecialty Clinics in the province.