Hodges Symposium 2018

The Brian D Hodges Symposium – Thursday, May 31, 2018
8:00 – 3:00 pm at BMO Education & Conference Centre at Toronto Western Hospital

We are very honoured to welcome Mr. André Picard, Award-Winning National Health Writer, as our keynote speaker. Included in our exciting agenda is an opportunity to interact with numerous Wilson Centre scientists, researchers, fellows, and other community members in networking and brainstorming session. 

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André Picard is one of Canada’s top health and public policy observers and commentators. He is the health columnist at The Globe and Mail, where he has been a staff writer for more than 30 years. He is also the author of numerous books and has received much acclaim for his writing and for his dedication to improving healthcare. In 2010, he was awarded a National Newspaper Award as Canada’s top newspaper columnist.

Included in our exciting agenda is an opportunity to interact with numerous Wilson Centre scientists, researchers, fellows, and other community members in networking and brainstorming sessions.


PROGRAM

8:00-8:45
Light breakfast

8:45- 9:00
Introductions and welcome:
Cat (Mark) Criger, Traditional Indigenous Aboriginal Elder
Dr. Ryan Brydges, MC, Chair of Planning Committee

9:00-9:50          
Mr. André Picard, National Health Writer, The Globe and Mail
Stagnation vs. disruption: What are the barriers to innovation in Canadian healthcare

9:50-10:40
Remarks from Discussants (9:50 – 10:10)

Dr. Tara Kiran, Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine & Associate Scientist in the Centre for Urban Health Solution

Dr. Andreas Laupacis, Professor, Department of Medicine & Canada Research Chair in Health Policy and Citizen Engagement, Government of Canada

 Question and Answer Period with Mr. Picard & Discussants (10:10-10:40)

10:40-10:55 - Refreshment Break

11:00-12:00
Structured Table-Top Activities

Topics TBD: Focus will be on translating ideas and principles discussed in morning session into education practices. Rather than reporting back, each table’s work will be collected, and a meeting report will be generated and distributed to all attendees.

12:00-1:00 - Lunch

1:00-2:30
Oral Presentations

1:00-1:15
Thomas Ungar, Cameron Norman, Stephanie Knaak. Think You Can Shrink? Using reality TV and edutainment to reduce mental health stigma and improve outcomes

1:15-1:30
Kinnon R. MacKinnon, Stella Ng, Lori E. Ross. Health advocacy as systems change, or system workarounds? Studying how clinicians learn to work with trans patients

1:30-1:45
Caitlin Gillan, Nicole Harnett, Mahan Kulasegaram, Emily Milne, Tom Purdie, 
David Jaffray, Brian Hodges.
 The Human Side of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: do we know what’s coming and what to do about it?

1:45-2:00
Jeffrey J.H. Cheung. Conceptual Integration: Making simulation more than playtime

2:00-2:15
Hartley Jafine, Jeremy Rezmovitz, Judith Peranson. An improv’ment model to disrupt health professions education. 

2:15-2:30
Laura M. Naismith, Christopher Kowalski, Sophie Soklaridis, Catharine M. Walsh. Interprofessional simulation as a disruptive educational intervention for enhancing collaborative care

2:30-2:45
Closing RemarksDr. Nicole Woods, Associate Director, The Wilson Centre