Sarah Chapdelaine is an occupational therapy student at UBC. Her moving essay was chosen as the winner of Health Talks 2014’s Student Contest – you can read it here. She hopes for us to evolve the language used around suicide as it relates to mental illness so we can remove stigma, facilitate recovery for those at risk and help heal… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Health Talks Recaps
Vincent Lam is an emergency physician and a great storyteller. After all, he did win the Giller Prize for his book Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures. His hope for health care was framed around a fast and incomplete history of medicine. Watch his presentation on the Health Talks page.
Naheed Dosani and Stephen Pomedli are medical residents at the University of Toronto. They’re plugged in, so it was no surprise that their hope for health care centred around the future of health technology. Watch their presentation on the Health Talks page.
Judy Pryce is a member of the Patient Voices Network, a group of people who use their experiences to influence change in BC’s health care system. Judy’s personal experiences drove home the point that health care is about people and communities. Watch her presentation on the Health Talks page.
Dave Ng could have a side job as a comedian. He brought a great blend of humour and storytelling on his way to telling us his hope for health care. And is minimalist slides were very effective. Watch his presentation on the Health Talks page.
As the president and CEO of Northern Health, Cathy brough a unique perspective to Health Talks. She spoke about meeting the unique needs of BC’s northern population, and of the power of community. Watch her presentation on the Health Talks page.
Judy introduced us to 20 of her friends. Her stories and her passion captivated the audience. One of her hopes was for physicians to be able to prescribe housing. Hear more from Judy by watching her video on the Heatlh Talks page.
A packed room saw eight presenters tell us their hopes for health care through amazing Pecha Kucha presentations. Steven Lewis wrapped things up in a big way. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvC_gTeTlc8[/youtube]
Damon Ramsey is a 25-year-old medical student and founder of Healthism.com – an interactive health technology company. He envisioned how Steve Jobs would tackle health care technology. Watch his presentation here.
Alissa Sadler is the Social Media Manager at Signals Design Group. Her health care hope was that we continue to leverage online tools to collaborate and build communities around health and towards a better health care system. Watch her presentation here.