Is Change in the Health Industry an Oxymoron?

This conference highlights the issue of speeding up implementation changes. Speakers will offer their perspective on successful implementations as well as instances when things didn’t run as smoothly.

The keynote speaker, Hon. Dr. Carolyn Bennett is the member of parliament for the riding of St. Paul’s. Bennett is also the author of Kill or Cure? How Canadians Can Remake their Health Care System. In Dec. 2003, in the wake of the SARS epidemic, Paul Martin asked Carolyn to become Canada’s first minister of state for public health. During her 2 years as Minster, Carolyn set up the Public Health Agency of Canada, appointed the first chief public health officer for Canada and oversaw the establishment of a true public health network across the country.

Panelists include Francois Côté, Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the year, President of Emergis, one of Mclean’s top 100 employers in Canada.

Date: January 21, 2008

Client: Canadian College of Health Leaders

Speakers: Hon. Dr. Carolyn Bennett

Location: Sutton Place Hotel, 955 Bay St, Toronto


Quick Fixes with Health Spending: Are we Really Making a Difference?

The conference highlights the need for partnerships between health and other sectors in order to improve health outcomes.

Date: February 22, 2007

Client: Canadian College of Health Leaders

Speakers: The keynote speaker is Noralou P. Roos, PhD. Noralou is a professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba. She is a recipient of the Order of Canada. Her dynamic talk is entitled “Population Health: Where Should Investments be Made and How.” Panelists include Angela Robertson – Executive Director, Sistering; Richard Prial – Director, Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care; and Howard Ovens – Director, Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital. The moderator is Jan Barnsley, PhD, Professor, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto.

Location: Sutton Place Hotel, 955 Bay St, Toronto


Does Culture Eat Strategy for Lunch?

The conference highlights the importance of developing a corporate culture as an essential means for achieving corporate strategies.

Date: January 18, 2005

Client: Canadian College of Health Leaders

Speakers: The keynote speaker is Brian Lee, President, Custom Learning Systems. Brian brings a wealth of experience in the leadership arena and works with organizations in improving corporate culture in order to be successful in reaching strategic goals. Panelists include Maura Davies; BSc, BEd, MHSA, FCCHSE, Vice President Organizational Development, Capital Health, Nova Scotia and Judi Clarkson; RN, B.A. LLB, Director, Mediated Solutions.  Other panelists to be confirmed.

Location: Park Hyatt Hotel, 4 Avenue Road, Toronto


Leadership During Challenging Times

This conference highlights the issue of leadership during challenging times. Speakers will offer their perspective on how their organizations handled a crisis and will offer insight as to what constitutes exemplary leadership during a crisis. Learn more about strategies and tactics used by seasoned leaders to address challenges they faced.

Date: January 22, 2009

Client: Canadian College of Health Leaders

Speakers: LCol Scott A. McLeod

Dr. Bert Lauwers, Coroner

Jim Irving, Johnson & Johnson

Location: Park Hyatt Hotel, 4 Avenue Road, Toronto


La Sclérose Systémique – Éducation Médicale Continue

Ce cours s’adresse aux médecins de famille, urgentologues, médecins en soins intensifs, internistes, rhumatologues, néphrologues, cardiologues, pneumologues, infirmières et infirmiers, inhalothérapeutes, physiothérapeutes, ergothérapeutes, pharmacien(ne)s, et étudiant(e)s.

Objectifs du cours – Donner un aperçu des aspects de la sclérodermie qui peuvent intéresser les cliniciens des soins de santé incluant:

  • Sclérose systémique et le système gastro-intestinal
  • Les caractéristiques cliniques et le traitement de l’hypertension pulmonaire
  • Les problèmes cutanés et le soin des plaies
  • La prise en charge de la fibrose pulmonaire associée à la sclérodermie
  • Manifestations orales de la sclérodermie
  • La crise rénale sclérodermique

Date: Vendredi 16 septembre 2016

Client: Scleroderma Canada

Haut-parleurs: Dr. Murray Baron (Rheum); Dr. Geneviève Gyger (Rheum); Dr. Andrew Hirsch (Resp); Dr. Maggie Larché (Rheum); Dr. Marie Hudson (Rheum), Dr. Mervyn Gornitsky (Dent)

Emplacement: Hôtel Bonaventure Montréal, Salle Mount Royal