56 Sessions and Workshops

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The event’s sessions will be led by over 150 speakers! They’ll be delivered through a blend of rapid fire and hour-long presentations. Check them out in our Registration Guide.

Debaters’ Biographies

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Team A Lakshman Swamy Lakshman received his MD/MBA from Wright State University in Dayton, OH and is now an internal medicine resident at Boston Medical Center in the QI Pathway. He has worked extensively with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Open School, most recently as an alumni advisor. Lakshman created and directs Radio Rounds, a… Read more »

Sarah Lambrick’s Poem – Winner of the Health Talks Student Contest

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Sarah’s poem was selected by judges as the winner of this year’s contest. As part of her prize, she’ll share her hopes for health care as one of eight speakers at Health Talks. Sarah is a fifth-year Human Kinetics student at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. With a major in Community Health Promotion and… Read more »

Runners-Up in the Health Talks Student Contest

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The contest’s judges chose Sarah Lambrick’s poem as the winner, but they also wanted to recognize five runners-up for their outstanding entries. Noren Khamis, a student in UBC’s medicine program, is also a runner-up. Catharine Eckersley Professional Master of Occupational Therapy Student University of British Columbia My hope for healthcare may seem controversial at first,… Read more »