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Date: Friday January 29th, 2021

Time:
9:30-1:00 pm

Location: Virtual

  
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AGENDA 

 

9:30

Opening Remarks

Allison Crawford & John Flannery

9:50

Developing Effective & Equitable Health Systems

Kwame McKenzie

10:30

Enhancing Access and Equity Through Digital Health and the ECHO Model

Panel Discussion

11:15

Break

11:30

Workshops: Building Health Equity with ECHO

Join one of four moderated, concurrent breakout groups to discuss health equity within key components of ECHO programs.

1.    Engaging communities, patients & families to improve access and equity
2.    Developing Curriculum to support access, equity, diversity 
3.    Case based learning & Developing diverse teams
4.    Outcomes: evaluating access and equity in ECHO

12:00

Group Discussion of Key Takeaways from Workshops

12:30

Concluding Plenary

1:00

End of Conference


SPEAKERS


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Dr. Kwame McKenzie

Dr. Kwame McKenzie is CEO of the Wellesley Institute. He is a Professor of Psychiatry at University of Toronto and Director of Health Equity at the Centre of Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). He is an international expert on the social causes of illness, suicide and the development of effective, equitable health systems. He sits on the National Advisory Council on Poverty and on the Boards of United Way, Ontario Hospitals Association and Community Food Centres Canada. He is a policy advisor, clinician and academic with over 200 papers and 5 books. He works across a broad spectrum to improve population health and health services. His more recent work has investigated the social determinants of health and how they can be used to decrease illness and improve wellbeing.
 



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