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Naheed Dosani & Stephen Pomedli – Where is Technology Taking Health Care?

Date Published: February 2nd, 2022

Naheed and Stephen are medical residents at the University of Toronto. The duo was one of eight presentations — delivered by speakers representing both health care and the public — to use the exciting Pecha Kucha format to answer our question: What are your hopes for health care? Naheed Dosani…


Judy Pryce – Linking Health Care and Communities

Date Published: February 2nd, 2022

Judy Pryce is a member of the Patient Voices Network and her hope for health care is a system that is better linked to the community. Judy was one of eight speakers — representing both health care and the public — to use the exciting Pecha Kucha presentation format to…


Mark Holder – Let’s Promote Wellness in Patients

Date Published: February 1st, 2022

We asked Mark Holder to tell us (and a few hundred of our friends) about his hopes for health care. He did so through a Pecha Kucha presentation at Health Talks on February 18, 2015. After earning his Ph.D., Mark conducted brain transplants to reverse impairments caused by brain injuries….


David Ng – Health Literacy is Awesome

Date Published: February 2nd, 2022

Health Talks invited eight speakers — representing both health care and the public — to answer our question using the exciting Pecha Kucha presentation format: What are your hopes for health care? David Ng is a geneticist, science literacy academic, writer, and faculty based at the Michael Smith Laboratories at…


Cathy Ulrich – Implementing Change for Healthy Communities

Date Published: February 2nd, 2022

Health Talks invited eight speakers — representing both health care and the public — to answer our question using the exciting Pecha Kucha presentation format: What are your hopes for health care? Cathy Ulrich became president and chief executive officer of Northern Health on June 15 2007. Ms. Ulrich brings…


Judy Graves – Health Care for the Homeless

Date Published: February 2nd, 2022

Health Talks invited eight speakers — representing both health care and the public — to answer our question using the exciting Pecha Kucha presentation format: What are your hopes for health care? As the City of Vancouver’s Homeless Advocate, Judy Graves has helped thousands of homeless people and brought about…


Steven Lewis – Finding the Beauty of Quality Health Care

Date Published: February 2nd, 2022

Health Talks invited eight speakers — representing both health care and the public — to answer our question using the exciting Pecha Kucha presentation format: What are your hopes for health care? Steven Lewis, president of Access Consulting Ltd., was the eighth speaker at Health Talks: Bold Ideas to Transform…


Lisa Sam – Working Myself Out of a Job Through Patient Empowerment

Date Published: February 2nd, 2022

We asked Lisa Sam, a Community Health Nurse at BC’s Nak’azdli and Tl’azt’en Health Centres, to tell us and a few hundred of our friends about her hopes for health care. She did so through a Pecha Kucha presentation at Health Talks on February 26, 2014. Lisa is a member…


Michael Park – Shining a Light on Invisible Illnesses

Date Published: February 2nd, 2022

We asked Michael Park, a Composer and Pianist, to tell us and a few hundred of our friends about his hopes for health care. He did so through a Pecha Kucha presentation at Health Talks on February 26, 2014. Michael’s compositions have been performed in Vancouver at the Sonic Boom…


David Ostrow – Putting Health Care Providers in Their Patients’ Shoes

Date Published: February 2nd, 2022

We asked David Ostrow, President & CEO of Vancouver Coastal Health, to tell us and a few hundred of our friends about his hopes for health care. He did so through a Pecha Kucha presentation at Health Talks on February 26, 2014. David is also a Professor of Medicine at…


Ron Burnett – You Need Imagination to Have Innovation

Date Published: February 2nd, 2022

We asked Ron Burnett, the President + Vice-Chancellor of the Emily Carr University of Art + Design to tell us, and a few hundred of our friends, about his hopes for health care. He did so through a Pecha Kucha presentation at Health Talks on February 26, 2014. In 2010,…


Jean Hamilton – Becoming the Irritant That Improves Health Care

Date Published: February 2nd, 2022

We asked actress Jean Hamilton to tell us, and a few hundred of our friends, about her hopes for health care. She did so through a Pecha Kucha presentation at Health Talks on February 26, 2014. Jean is a mother of 2, grandmother of 3 and great-grandmother of 1. Currently…


Audra Leopold – Learn to Embrace, Not Fear, Change

Date Published: February 2nd, 2022

We asked Audra Leopold, a Licensed Practical Nurse, to tell us and a few hundred of our friends about her hopes for health care. She did so through a Pecha Kucha presentation at Health Talks on February 26, 2014. Audra has been an LPN for 25 years with experience in…


Sarah Chapdelaine – Evolving the Language We Use to Talk About Mental Health

Date Published: February 2nd, 2022

We asked Sarah Chapdelaine, an occupational therapy student at the University of BC, to tell us and a few hundred of our friends about her hopes for health care. She did so through a Pecha Kucha presentation at Health Talks on February 26, 2014. Sarah won the Health Talks Student…


Penny Pereira: No Improvement Without Learning. No Scale Without Sharing.

Date Published: June 11th, 2020

Penny is the director of the Q initiative, a network of over 3,500 people with expertise in improvement in the UK health system. Q is helping encourage a more joined-up approach to learning and change through a vibrant program of networking and development activities, a grant funding offer where decisions…


Pauline Kong: Giving Patients Joy When They Need It Most

Date Published: March 26th, 2019

The care that Pauline received for a ruptured appendix when she was six years old inspired her to become a nurse, and now it continues to push her to improve care experiences for her patients. Recently this has included organizing and performing in magic shows which have raised over $20,000…


A Look Back at Our First Five Years of the Quality Forum

Date Published: September 21st, 2016

In 2011 the Council saw an opportunity to bring together those working to make health care better in British Columbia. If there was a way to share approaches to improving quality of care, and learn from others, change throughout the province’s health care system could be accelerated. So we began…


Mustafa Ahmed: Making Life Better for Refugees

Date Published: March 23rd, 2018

Mustafa Ahmed was born in Somalia, but when war broke out he traveled as a young child to Dabaab, the world’s largest refugee camp in Kenya. The impact of education for him and the other children in the camp was profound, and he was able to attend UBC as a…


Syexwáliya / Ann Whonnock: Caring for First Nations

Date Published: December 31st, 2018

Elder Syexwáliya / Ann Whonnock from the Squamish Nation shares her hope for health care: thoughtful care for First Nations people, and advocates in the health care system….