Upcoming events from the Vancouver Division of Family Practice Jan. 23 and Feb. 16, 2017, with Drs. Danielle Martin, Vanessa Brcic, and David Tu, and Elder Bruce Robinson

The Return To Relationships: Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All Canadians – Dr. Danielle Martin

What do relationships have to do with the success of healthcare systems around the world? Find out on Monday, January 23, when Dr. Danielle Martin speaks at Simon Fraser University as part of the Vancouver Division of Family Practice’s Speaker Series. Passionate about public health and the fairness that the Canadian healthcare system embodies, Dr. Martin will discuss three relationships that underpin the function of a healthcare system. If you have an interested in public health, health policy, or even seek to understand our healthcare system a bit better, this event is for you!

The event is free, but don’t forget to register.

When: Mon January 23, 2017 | 7:30pm – 8:30pm, doors open at 7:00pm

Where: SFU Segal Building (500 Granville Street, Vancouver)

Cost: Free and open to the general public

Registration Link: www.vdofpbigideas.eventbrite.ca

Social Determinants of Health: Putting the Buzzwords into Practice – Dr. Vanessa Brcic, Dr. David Tu and Elder Bruce Robinson

The term “Social Determinants of Health” is used in many places in many ways. The second Speaker Series event of 2017 will help break through all the buzz. We’ve brought together three prominent and diverse speakers to help understand what it really means to consider and act on the socio-economic condition of patients – whether within practice or within broader changes to the healthcare system in the move towards a more comprehensive Primary Care Home model. For more information about this event and speakers, please click the registration link below.

When: Thurs February 16 2017 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Where: The Museum of Vancouver – Joyce Walley Room (1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver)

Cost: Free and open to the general public

Registration Link: www.vdofpsocialdeterminants.eventbrite.ca

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