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Students! Enter our Health Talks Contest

Apply by November 12


The first evening of the Quality Forum kicks off with a fun event called Health Talks, on February 26, 2019, at 1900.

Eight speakers share their hopes for health care using the PechaKucha 20×20 presentation style, which means that they show 20 images for 20 seconds each while they’re talking. From emergency physicians to Indo-Folk singers, we’ve had a wide variety of presenters captivate our Health Talks audience.

And now we’re looking for one BC student to take the stage:

  • Who can apply? All students are eligible, from kindergarten to graduate school, as long as they’re currently studying in BC. An interest in health care is an obvious asset!
  • What do we mean by “your hope for health care”? Your hope can be anything: a change you’d like to see in the health care system, a big vision for the future, a change in beliefs or values – it’s your hope.
  • How do you apply? That’s up to you! Previous applications have included an essay, a poem, a whiteboard video, and an infographic. We encourage you to use whatever medium suits your message – feel free to be creative! Whatever you decide, submit your entry by November 12.
  • What will you win? In addition to being a speaker at Health Talks, the winner will receive complimentary registration and travel for the Quality Forum.

Visit the Quality Forum Website to Learn More and Enter

Last year’s winner was Candy Tran, a nursing student at BCIT. Her winning entry was an essay about strengthening the partnerships with tomorrow’s health care professionals  – watch her presentation.


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