Humanizing Healthcare International Conference

Humanizing Healthcare International Conference
October 18-20, 2017 - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Aging Gracefully Wellness Fair
Enhancing Lives. Transforming Care.
Innovative practices that support humanistic health care

Humanizing Healthcare International Conference

Enhancing Lives. Transforming Care.

October 18-20, 2017—Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa, Canada

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Presented by : Bruyere continuing care logo


Sponsored by :  Beechwook cimetary foundation logo


This conference will explore emerging trends and best practices that include relationship-centred care and highlight innovative ways to build capacity through community engagement, education, research and technology; cultivating compassion and dignity in an aging society.


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This conference has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 11.5 Mainpro credits..


Brian Goldman, MD

Host of CBC's top-rated White Coat, Black Art
The Search for Kindness: My Personal Journey  

Brian Goldman



Kirby Kranabetter, B.A., M.A. Pastoral Studies 

Director, Mission, Client Relations and Clinical Ethics, Bruyère Continuing Care

“Lord my life is too easy…” Famous last words and what I’ve learned journeying from a hospital bed to a hospital chaplain

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Mike Nolan, BEd, MA, MSc, PhD, RGN, RMN

University of Sheffield, Gerontological Nursing

We're All in This Together : Enriching Care for Everybody 

Mike Nolan 

Are you a health student?

Attend on October 17, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.!

Intergrating Holistic Approaches to Curriculum and Practice


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Pre-Conference program for Health Care Students