The Brian D Hodges Symposium

May 27 2016

The event known previously as ‘THESIS’ will be replaced with a new annual event called the ‘Brian D. Hodges Symposium’, to be held at the BMO Education & Conference Centre located at TWH. We are very honoured to welcome Ruha Benjamin, Ph.D. ( as our keynote speaker, Arno Kumagai, M.D. as our discussant and Fred Hafferty, PhD as our Roving Scholar. Included in our exciting agenda is an opportunity to interact with numerous Wilson Centre scientists, researchers, fellows, and other community members in an after lunch ‘think-tank’ networking and brainstorming session - group themes will include Social Sciences & Medicine, Learning & Instruction, Globalization, and Assessment & Evaluation. We look forward to seeing you there!

8:00 - 8:45 :  Light breakfast
8:45 - 9:00 :  Introductions and welcome
900-9:45 :  Ruha Benjamin, Ph.D. - Envisioning Innovation & Equity in an Era of Personalized Medicine
9:45-10:15: Arno Kumagai, M.D. as Discussant + Q&A
10:15-10:45: Break
10:45-12:00: Global, Local and "Multi" Cultural: Critical Conversations for Heath Care
12:00 – 1:00: Lunch
1:00 - 2:00: Think-tank Networking Sessions
2:00-2:30:  Frederic Hafferty, PhD Roving Scholar & Closing Remarks


Registration is $60(CDN) cash/cheque

For further information or to register please contact:  / 416-340-4219