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Lillian Chen & Tina Cheng – How Do We Engage More Young Health Leaders?

Date Published: March 17th, 2021

Lillian Chen & Tina Cheng Entry-to-PharmD Student (Candidate 2022) & Master of Public Health Student (In progress), University of British Columbia Lillian and Tina are the winners of this year’s Health Talks Student Contest! Lillian is a Doctor of Pharmacy student at the University of British Columbia. She is passionate…


Quality Forum 2021: Plenary Presentation – Agnes Binagwaho

Date Published: March 4th, 2021

Agnes Binagwaho Vice Chancellor, University of Global Health Equity Professor Agnes Binagwaho, MD, M(Ped), PHD is the Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), an initiative of Partners In Health focused on changing health care delivery around the world by training global health professionals who strive to…


Quality Forum 2021: Plenary Presentation – Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

Date Published: March 4th, 2021

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond Senior Associate Counsel, Woodward & Company Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond was appointed on June 19, 2020, by Health Minister Adrian Dix to lead an investigation into Indigenous-specific racism in the British Columbia health care system. A member of Saskatchewan’s Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Turpel-Lafond served as a Saskatchewan…


Jeffrey Braithwaite: Big Systems Transformation in the Context of Complexity

Date Published: March 26th, 2019

Jeffrey Braithwaite is Founding Director of the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Director of the Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science and Professor of Health Systems Research, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. He spoke at Quality Forum 2019 on Wednesday, February 27. Jeffrey has…


A Quality Debate: Do We Need Discipline or Innovation to Achieve Improvement?

Date Published: December 31st, 2018

At Quips, Quandaries And Comebacks: A Quality Debate, four great speakers debated an important – and contentious – motion related to improving the quality of care in BC’s health system: Be it resolved that… we need disciplined execution of existing improvements more than innovative approaches to delivering care to achieve…


Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum: Health & the Climate Crisis

Date Published: June 11th, 2020

Diarmid is the coordinator of the climate change and health program at the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters. His training is on the ecology of infectious disease and public health, and he has worked on climate change and health for 20 years. Diarmid has played key roles in the development…


Quality Forum 2017: A Look Back

Date Published: August 4th, 2017

Quality Forum 2017 brought together more than 1,200 participants over its three days. First, a “pre-Forum day” featured two full-day sessions: we partnered with the Joint Collaborative Committees to examine how to improve patients’ primary, surgical and rural care journeys, as well as with the First Nations Health Authority to…


Quality Forum 2018 Report

Date Published: April 19th, 2018

Quality Forum 2018 brought together more than 1,200 participants over its three days. First, a “pre-Forum day” featured two full-day sessions: 180 people learned how to plan for and assess lasting change, and we again partnered with the Joint Collaborative Committees to examine successful and emerging initiatives and collaborative approaches…


Carrie Marr – Recovery & Regrowth In a Pandemic: “Thriving, Not Surviving”

Date Published: March 19th, 2021

Carrie Marr Chief Executive Officer, Clinical Excellence Commission (Australia) Chief Executive of the Clinical Excellence Commission, Carrie Marr has a passionate focus on quality improvement and patient safety. Carrie began her professional health career in Scotland as a nurse before a move into nursing education, followed by specialization in organization…


A Quality Debate: Should Health Care Performance Data Be Public to Advance Better Care?

Date Published: March 26th, 2019

At Quips, Quandaries And Comebacks: A Quality Debate, four great speakers argued for and against this important – and divided – motion related to improving the quality of care in BC’s health system: Be it resolved that… health care performance data should be public to advance better care. “FOR” Team…


Jim Easton: Change to Secure Our Health Care Systems for the Next Generation

Date Published: January 3rd, 2019

Jim Easton has been an executive in the health care system in England for over 25 years, where he has held leadership positions in hospital services, mental health, primary care and national policy. During his plenary presentation at Quality Forum 2016, Jim told us his five big ideas that can…


A Quality Debate: Is Technology Putting the Art of Medicine at Risk?

Date Published: March 26th, 2018

At Quips, Quandaries And Comebacks: A Quality Debate, four great speakers argued an important – and contentious – motion related to improving the quality of care in BC’s health system: Be it resolved that advances in technology and artificial intelligence are putting the art of medicine at risk. “FOR” Team…


Tim Omer: Empowered Citizen “Health Hackers” – We Are Not Waiting!

Date Published: March 23rd, 2018

Tim Omer, citizen health hacker and Type 1 Diabetic, was a plenary speaker at Quality Forum 2018 on February 22. Tim Omer worked in the IT industry specializing in the implementation of business systems and processes that empower staff with the right technology. As a Type 1 diabetic for over…


A Quality Debate: Does Accountability Hinder Improvement?

Date Published: January 3rd, 2019

At Quips, Quandaries And Comebacks: A Quality Debate, four great speakers debated an important – and contentious – claim related to improving the quality of care in BC’s health system: Accountability hinders improvement. “FOR” Team Lakshman Swamy Internal Medicine Resident, Boston Medical Center Linda Dempster Vice-President, Patient Experience, Fraser Health…


Chris Pointon: Through Adversity Comes Legacy – the #hellomynameis Story

Date Published: March 26th, 2019

Chris Pointon is the Co-Founder and Global Campaign Advisor of #HelloMyNameIs, a campaign he and his wife Kate Granger created to encourage compassionate care. He spoke at Quality Forum 2019 on Thursday, February 28. “Play the cards in life you’ve been dealt” – these words are what Kate and I…


Natasha Jung: Navigating Asian Culture, Stigma & Mental Health

Date Published: June 11th, 2020

Natasha Jung is a multi-disciplinary creative and leader with a passion for diverse storytelling, community and people. She is the Founder and Executive Producer of Cold Tea Collective, a media company and community for, by and about Asian millennials navigating their identities through storytelling. She founded this collective when she…


Camila Lajolo: Tales from the Field – What Disasters Can Teach Us About Resilience

Date Published: March 23rd, 2018

Camila Lajolo, Corporate Manager for Quality & Patient Safety at Associação Congregação de Santa Catarina, Brazil, presented the closing plenary at Quality Forum 2018 on February 23. Camila is one of the leaders of ACSC’s successful safety program. In 2017 she spent nine months working as Technical Officer with the…


Allison Kooijman & Robert Robson: A Restorative Justice Approach to Harm and Health Care

Date Published: June 11th, 2020

A mutual friend and long-standing patient safety champion suggested Ali and Rob should meet in the summer of 2019. Since discovering a shared passion for patient safety and overlapping values, they haven’t stopped talking and working together to promote relationship-centric change in health care. Injured as a result of a…