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Technology and health care for the elderly medical research studies
We facilitate evidence-based research, knowledge sharing and clinical practices that improve healthcare outcomes for older Canadians living with frailty, their families and caregivers.

Autumn 2014

CFN Network Update


About your newsletter
To keep the Network community up-to-date with information concerning the seriously ill, frail elderly, Network news, deadlines, events and funding opportunities, CFN is launching a newsletter geared to your needs. We promise to keep it brief ... just the key points, and a link to more information.

Your news is our news. We will be introducing a calendar of upcoming conferences, Network investigator lectures, and other events of common interest to those caring for the seriously ill, frail elderly. Please send us your information and we will do our best to include it in the newsletter, or on our website.

Tune in to our monthly webinars.  The first Wednesday of each month we explore topics regarding care of the seriously ill, frail elderly from a state-of-the-art perspective. CLICK HERE to view our October webinar slides and register for November and December webinars. 

Follow us on Twitter (CFN_NCE) for quick updates. And stay tuned for CFN on Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media.

Have you seen our video?  Check it out on our website. And while you're there, have a look at our just-released 2013-14 Annual Report.


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CFN holds 2nd Annual Conference
CFN held its 2nd Annual Conference on improving care for the frail elderly in Toronto from September 21 to 23, preceded by a Technology Symposium, a public lecture by Andre Picard, and public workshops on Patient Engagement and an Ethical Framework for Research. Over 200 attendees heard from keynote speaker Dr. Tom Noseworthy, plenary presentations from Dr. Andreas Laupacis, Dr. Jayna-Holroyd Leduc and Dr. John You, Click here to view slide presentations from plenary sessions. Close to 50 abstracts were submitted by trainees, and posters displayed and judged.

Congratulations to ... Tom Noseworthy, Bernard Lapointe, John Muscedere and Deborah Cook. CLICK HERE for more details about their achievements.


CFN Summer Students return to school.

CFN's second cohort under our Summer Students Award Program have completed their projects and returned to school CLICK HERE to see a list of students and supervisors, and to find out who won the Summer Student category in our Annual Conference poster competition.

Funding opportunities. Calls were recently released under the CFN Catalyst, Health Technology Innovation and Strategic Impact Grant Programs. CLICK HERE for more details and to learn about other opportunities.

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New faces at CFN. CFN recently appointed Carol Barrie, BComm, CA, CPA as Executive Director. CLICK HERE for more details about Carol's appointment and other new faces.

Holroyd-Leduc, JaynaDr . Paige Moorehouse 

Network introductions. Each month we will be introducing CFN Board and Committee members who volunteer their time and experience to make CFN a success. CLICK HERE to meet members of our Knowledge Translation Committee.

Marking calendar 

Put it in your calendar. Keep up-to-date on CFN events and activities. CLICK HERE to see what's coming up.

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