Featuring: André Picard on "Patient-centered Health Care: From Rhetoric to Reality"
Date: Wednesday, October 26 | Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m
Location: Women's College Hospital, 76 Grenville St. - Second Floor Conference Centre
Admission is free but seating is limited. Light refreshments will be served.
The Jim Ruderman Lecture on Leadership and Innovation will be held annually in honour of Dr. Ruderman (1950-2015), a much-loved and respected leader who served as Chief of Staff and Family Physician In Chief during his career at Women’s College Hospital. Dr. Ruderman was also a valued faculty member with the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Ruderman is remembered for mentoring generations of physicians early in their careers and inspired many to champion change across the healthcare system.
André Picard is the health columnist at The Globe and Mail and the author of four books, most recently The Path to Health Care Reform: Policies and Politics.
He has received much acclaim for his writing, including the Michener Award for Meritorious Public Service Journalism and the Centennial Prize of the Pan-American Health Association, awarded to the top health journalist in the Americas. He is also an eight-time finalist for the National Newspaper Awards - Canada’s version of the Pulitzer Prize.
André is a graduate of the University of Ottawa and Carelton University, and has received honorary doctorates from the University of Manitoba and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.
Please join us for this very special evening to honour Dr. Ruderman, a remarkable physician leader.
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Women's College Hospital
For more than 100 years Women's College Hospital (WCH) has been developing revolutionary advances in healthcare. Today, WCH is a world leader in the health of women and Canada's leading, academic ambulatory hospital. A champion of equitable access, WCH advocates for the health of all women from diverse cultures and backgrounds and ensures their needs are reflected in the care they receive. It focuses on delivering innovative solutions that address Canada's most pressing issues related to population health, patient experience and system costs.
Women’s College Research Institute (WCRI) is tackling some of the greatest health challenges of our time. Its scientists are conducting global research that advances the health of women and improves healthcare options for all, and are then translating those discoveries to provide much-needed improvements in healthcare worldwide.
For more information about how WCH and WCRI are transforming patient care, visit www.womenscollegehospital.ca and www.womensresearch.ca.