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Remembering Dr. Jennifer Kryworuchko, Associate Professor, UBC School of Nursing

The team at BC Centre for Palliative Care is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Jennifer Kryworuchko, Friday October 25, 2019.   She will be sorely missed by all of us who had the privilege of getting to know her. Jennifer always demonstrated a deep dedication to furthering the knowledge of a palliative approach …

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Dr. Eman Hassan is Appointed Executive Director of BC Centre for Palliative Care

Marc Pelletier CEO of the Institute for Health System Transformation and Sustainability is very pleased to announce that Dr. Eman Hassan has been appointed executive director of BC Centre for Palliative Care (BCCPC), effective October 1st. Dr. Hassan has served with the Centre for the past five years, as a public health consultant, director of public health initiatives, and acting executive …

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Kathleen Yue, BCCPC Clinical Education Lead, is the Recipient of CHPCA Best Poster 2019

At the 2019 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference Kathleen Yue won best poster presentation for her poster titled “Choosing Educational Resources to Help Build Capacity for Palliative Care”. The poster showcases a tool developed by BC Centre for Palliative Care to help health-care professionals determine which B.C. educational resources best address palliative competencies. Kathleen Yue is the education …

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Dr. Doris Barwich, BCCPC Medical Director is the Recipient of Balfour Mount Champion Award 2019

Dr. Doris Barwich was awarded the Balfour Mount Champion Award presented at the 2019 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference on September 19th. The award recognizes her dedicated leadership, commitment to excellence in knowledge, championing, advocating and advancing hospice palliative care and end-of-life care in Canada. Dr.  Barwich was the inaugural executive director and currently serves …

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