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 demonstrated consistently 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. More recently, Dr. Garland won the Queen’s University Department of Medicine Clinical Teaching Award in 2016 and in 2017, was the 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 Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Specialist of the Year award, for her work in a challenging thrombotic micro-angiopathy case.
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 Center (KHSC). The Ontario Renal Network has recognized KHSC’s Glomerulonephritis clinic as one of six Specialty GN clinics in the province.