Humanizing Healthcare International Conference

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

Humanizing Healthcare International Conference

Enhancing Lives. Transforming Care.

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

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Green round image Early bird registration ends July 31.


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.

Featured keynotes  

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

Brian Goldman


Rev. Elizabeth MacKinlay, AM, FACN,PhD
Anglican Church of Australia; Charles Sturt University,School of Theology
Finding Meaning in the Experience of Dementia: A Spiritual Perspective Challenging Myths and Social Expectations

Elizabeth MacKinlay 


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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