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Early Bird Tickets: CHSPR Annual Health Policy Conference

Feb 02, 2023 |

Mark your calendars! The early bird registration deadline is approaching on Feb 10th for the 35th Annual UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR) Health Policy Conference – Value Judgements: Focusing on Patients’ Health and Health Care Outcomes. CHSPR’s long-standing conference promotes discussion between policy-makers, academics, providers, patients and national organizations on timely issues shaping health systems in Canada. The 2023 conference will bring together research and policy experts, students, patients, and care practitioners from across the health care system to explore the movement to increase value from health care.

Pre- and post-conference workshops topics range from home care data to long COVID care to new approaches to collaboration. Find out more about the workshops here or more about the preliminary program here.


Confirmed speakers:

Mylaine Breton, Associate Professor, Department of Social Science and Medicine, University of Sherbrooke

Joanne Castonguay, Health and Welfare Commissioner, Province of Quebec

Anderson Chuck, Chief Health Economist, Alberta Health Services

Fiona Clement, Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary

Irfan Dhalla, Vice President, Care Experience and Equity, Unity Health Toronto

Neil Fraser, Healthcare Director, Advisor, and Consultant, and Former Medtech Executive

Sarah Hoffman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Blue Cross

Trevor Jamieson, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Unity Health Toronto

Angela Jerath, Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Paul Kurdyak, Psychiatrist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Tom Noseworthy, Professor Emeritus, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary

Michael Schoenbaum, Senior Advisor for Mental Health Services, Epidemiology, and Economics, National Institute of Mental Health

Elizabeth Teisberg, Executive Director, Value Institute for Health & Care, The University of Texas at Austin

Carly Weeks, Health Reporter, The Globe and Mail


Watch for more details on the CHSPR website. Don’t forget to follow @CHSPR on Twitter or LinkedIn for regular conference updates, and use #CHSPR2023 to share your thoughts!

REGISTER HERE. We welcome you to share our event with anyone in your network who may be interested in attending, or share on Twitter or LinkedIn.