City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds: André Picard
Mar 21, 2018
2018 Barnet Berris Lecture
Fixing medicare: What are the impediments to health reform
André Picard is the health columnist at The Globe and Mail and the author of five books, including the current bestseller Matters of Life and Death: Public Health Issues in Canada.
He is a graduate of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University and has received honorary degrees from six Canadian universities, including the University of Toronto.
At the end of the presentation, participants should be able to:
- Summarize the pros and cons of Canada’s medicare system through an examination its history.
- Discuss the financial, political and administrative barriers to reforming Canada’s health system.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the evolving social contract between government, patients and health professionals.
- Reflect on the necessary systemic changes to meet evolving societal needs through dialogue with representatives of the pharmacy community.
- Sinai Health – Mount Sinai Hospital
18th floor Auditorium
- Markham Stouffville
- Michael Garron
Gray Steele conference room
- Sinai Health
- St. Josephs
- St. Michael’s
LKSKI: Keenan Research Centre auditorium - 2nd fl.
Bayview: McLaughlin Lecture Theatre, EG 61
St. John's Rehab: S3 332
- Trillium Health Partners
Credit Valley: ADMIN Meeting Room #1 (4F119)
Mississauga: Clinical Admin Building, CA4 Large Boardroom “A”
- University Health Network
Toronto General: Medical Education, Eaton Ground 025/026
Toronto Western: Main auditorium, 2W 401
- West Park
- Women's College
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