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World Hospice and Palliative Care Day Special Lecture

October 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

The National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE), in collaboration with the Institute for Life Course and Aging (ILCA) at the University of Toronto and Pallium Canada, is hosting the World Hospice and Palliative Care Day Special Lecture as a way to honour international leaders in the field of hospice palliative care and to provide a platform to spread hospice and palliative care awareness and knowledge.

The 2020 online edition of the Special Lecture will take place on Thursday October 29, 2020

Speakers include:

•   Esme Fuller-Thomson, PhD, Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto and Director of the Institute for Life Course and Aging, will provide a short overview on recent Institute developments and introduce the honoree.

•   Dr. Sandy Buchman, Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto and Freeman Family Chair in Palliative Medicine/Medical Director of Palliative Care, North York General Hospital is the distinguished 2020 Special Lecturer. His talk will address hospice and palliative care service provision in time of crisis and link to the theme of the World Day: My Care – My Comfort.

Space is limited, register now


October 29, 2020
9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
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