The Canadian Club of Calgary is extremely pleased to welcome Dr. Jim Silvius, BA (Oxon), MD, FRCP, Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Calgary as our February 22, 2017 luncheon speaker, whose talk topic is entitled “Medical Assistance in Dying”.
Dr. Jim Silvius, BA (Oxon), MD, FRCP
Dr. Silvius is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Calgary. He has held numerous leadership positions over his career including Division Head, Geriatric Medicine, University of Calgary; Executive Medical Director Southwest Community Portfolio, Calgary Health Region; Medical Director, Pharmacy Services at Alberta Health Services; and most recently a combined role of Medical Director, Seniors Health and Senior Medical Director, Seniors Health Strategic Clinical Network. External to AHS he has served as Chair of the Expert Committee on Drug Evaluation and Therapeutics, Alberta Health; and is the current Vice-Chair of the Canadian Drug Expert Committee, CADTH. He maintains a clinical practice in geriatrics at Rockyview General Hospital. Other interests include being a co-founder of the Canadian Deprescribing Network (CaDEN), participation in TREC and the DementiaNet, and distance health care delivery. He is the Lead for Medical Assistance in Dying Preparedness, Alberta Health Services.
Plan to be there. There is limited seating for this event.
Wednesday, February 22th, 2016
11:30AM to 1:15PM
11:30PM - Registration
12:00PM to 1:15PM - Lunch