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Developing a Health System Equity Approach: Opportunities in Northern Ontario

Learning objectives:

  • To highlight the importance of health and health care equity in the Northern Ontario context and the impacts of inequity on patients, providers and the system

  • To highlight partnerships within the north, specifically, who is involved in developing the Northern Health Equity Strategy

When: Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EST)

Moderated by: Dr. Stewart Kennedy, Board Member, Health Quality Ontario

Opening remarks: Jean Bartkowiak, President & CEO, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Alex Vistorino, Acting Co-Director, Health System Design & Development, North West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)
Dr. Penny Sutcliffe, Medical Officer of Health and CEO, Sudbury & District Health Unit
Diane Quintas, Directrice générale/Executive Director, Réseau du mieux-être francophone du Nord de l'Ontario
Janet Gordon, Chief Operating Officer, Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull, Chief, Clinical Quality, Health Quality Ontario

Attend via Ontario Telemedicine Network:
Event ID: 70249389
To participate by videoconference, contact your local OTN representative. If you do not know your local Telemedicine Coordinator, contact Scheduling Services at 1 (866) 454-6861. If you are an OTN Telemedicine Coordinator, you can register for this event via Ncompass.

Attend in Person
Auditorium A,
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre,
900 Oliver Road,
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4


Canadian College of Health Leaders

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE/Fellow) to 0.5 Category II credits for each Quality Rounds Ontario towards their maintenance of certification requirement.

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credits.

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