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Conference Brochure Available for The 7th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care ~ IPFCC Introduces Speakers

Check out IPFCC's Conference Brochure to learn more about The 7th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Partnerships in Care, Interprofessional Education, and Research, July 25-27, 2016. This inspiring and informative event will showcase innovative and exemplary programs that promote partnerships with patients and families to transform the organizational culture and improve the quality, safety, and experience of care.

The Conference Brochure introduces a great lineup of speakers. Eileen Whalen, MHA, RN, President and Chief Operating Officer of The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont, will present the Monday keynote on Partnerships in Care, Interprofessional Education, and Research. Tuesday's plenary session will feature Leslee Thompson, BSCN, MSCN, MBA, President and CEO of Accreditation Canada and Angela Morin, a patient and family leader.

Eileen WhalenEileen Whalen—who brings her perspective from personal and family health care experiences to her work as an executive leader—previously served as Chief Executive Officer at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, which served as one of the national pilot sites for OpenNotes. Read more about Eileen.

Leslee ThompsonLeslee Thompson—an experienced senior executive—has led multiple public and private sector organizations through major change. She brings a wealth of knowledge from her previous experience as President and CEO at Kingston General Hospital, Chair of Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement, Chair of Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario, and member of the Ontario Health Innovation Council. Leslee is internationally recognized for her pioneering work on co-creating the future of health and health care with patients and families.

Angela MorinAngela Morin—a Patient and Family Experience Advisor—is Co-Chair of the Kingston General Hospital Patient and Family Advisory Council and a member of the Southeast Regional Cancer Centre PFAC. She is a Core Faculty Member and Collaborative Coach for the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and a Member of the Ontario Health Quality Council (HQO). Read more about Angela.

Learn more about these and other featured speakers in the Conference Brochure.

Registration is open, and early bird rates are in effect until May 23, 2016.


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May 10 - Beyond the Startup of a Patient and Family Advisory Council—An Advanced Session for Seasoned Council
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June 7 - Involving Physicians in Patient- and Family-Centered Initiatives – Applying Principles to Practice
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