In preparation for the Collaborating Across Borders IV (CABIV) conference, the CIHC will post a series of blogs with patients/clients around their thoughts on team-based health care. The goal is to showcase the realities of team-based care from a variety of different perspectives. Much literature is devoted to discussion about how team-based care benefits patients [...]
Stay tuned to this blog for a new interview series focused on patients/clients. We’ll return in January with some exciting new posts! In the meantime, we wish everyone a safe, happy and healthy holiday season.
As the CAB IV conference approaches, the CIHC will use this blog as a platform to introduce you to members of the Executive Planning Committee in order to provide you with their perspectives on this exciting upcoming event. This month we are pleased to present a conversation with the following: Dr. Sheree Aston OD, PhD, [...]
Susan Meyer, Conference Co-Chair, BS pharmacy, MS, PhD, Associate Dean for Education and Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. As the CAB IV conference approaches, the CIHC will use this blog as a platform to introduce you to members of the Executive Planning [...]
Lesley Bainbridge, Conference Co-Chair, BSR(PT), MEd, PhD, Director, Interprofessional Education, Faculty of Medicine; Associate Principal, College of Health Disciplines, University of British Columbia, P. A. Woodward Instructional Resources Centre (IRC), Vancouver, BC. As the CAB IV conference approaches, the CIHC will use this blog as a platform to introduce you to members of the [...]
CAB IV will be held in Vancouver from June 12-14, 2013. The CIHC, along with our colleagues at the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative (AIHC) and in partnership with the UBC Office of Interprofessional Continuing Education, look forward to bringing you this latest installment of the popular CAB conference series. Stay tuned [...]
Why is IP important broadly? As a healthcare system, my concern is that we don’t work efficiently and effectively. We’re not a machine that runs smoothly. One of the solutions to this fragmentation is IPE/IPC. As a clinician I see this fragmentation within in teams but also at a larger [...]
Health Care Team Challenge Background: Introduced at UBC in the 1980’s, the Health Care Team Challenge (HCTC) provides teams of health sciences students (10-12 students in total who may be volunteers but who also may be appointed by faculty members) from different disciplines an opportunity to learn from with and about each other in developing [...]
The tide continues to rise around the HCSMCA as more and more people join the network and participate in the weekly tweetchat.
Everyone paying attention to this space will know that I have interviewed Colleen Young – the hugely respected woman who created the hashtag #HCSMCA and started a movement – a few times for this blog.
Lorie Shekter-Wolfson is the Assistant Vice-President, Waterfront Development and Dean, Community Services and Health Sciences at George Brown College.