When: Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 12:00 to 1 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Noah Ivers
Dr. Noah Ivers is a physician and scientist at Women's College Hospital in Toronto, and an adjunct scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Studies. Dr. Ivers researches the systematic development and evaluation of quality improvement initiatives in primary care, and focuses on the use of data to drive healthcare decisions through initiatives such as performance feedback to health professionals and tailored patient reminders. He is supported by New Investigator Awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the University of Toronto.
Speaker: Dr. Cathy Faulds
Dr. Cathy Faulds is a family physician, the inaugural lead Physician of the London Family Health Team (LFHT), the Past President of the Ontario College of Family Physicians, a Director for the College of Family Physicians Canada, and an active faculty member at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. As an early pioneer of electronic medical records (EMR), Dr. Faulds credits her ability to manage her workload to the richness of her inter-professional team at LFHT and EMR. The importance of having EMR for data management, particularly as it relates to improving access, chronic disease management and quality improvement for patients, is a focus of her educational speaking.
Speaker: Dr. Julie Auger
Dr. Julie Auger has been a family physician in Timmins since 1998. In addition to her family practice, Dr. Auger also provided geriatric consultations to the acute care wards at the Timmins and District Hospital. In 2002, she gave up her family practice to work full-time with high-risk, institutionally-based seniors. She became the Medical Director of the Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Programs at the Timmins and District Hospital and continues in that capacity today. In 2005 she also became the Medical Director of Golden Manor, a city-owned not-for-profit 182 bed long-term care facility.
Speaker: Dr. Timothy Jackson
Dr. Timothy Jackson is a general surgeon at the University Health Network in Toronto, an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, and the Provincial Surgical Lead for the Ontario Surgical Quality Improvement Network. He completed medical school and his general surgery residency at McMaster University, received his master’s degree in quantitative methods from Harvard University, and is a graduate of the Harvard Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship. Dr. Jackson’s research focuses on surgical quality improvement and surgical outcomes.
Opening remarks: Ms. Jo-anne Marr
Jo-anne Marr is the President and CEO of Markham Stouffville Hospital, a large community hospital in the Greater Toronto Area. Prior to this role, Jo-anne was the CEO of the Central Community Care Access Centre, and has also held a number of prominent leadership roles at Mackenzie Health, including interim CEO and Executive Vice President. Throughout her extensive career in healthcare, she has led a number of high profile and transformational initiatives focused on patient care redesign and patient experience. Jo-anne holds a Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Business Administration and is a Certified Health Executive.
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Cornell Community Centre & Library
3201 Bur Oak Ave, Markham
Rehearsal Hall, 2nd floor