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2014 Proceedings of the CFN Conference on Improving care for the frail elderly

Video proceedings and final slide presentations for plenary sessions will be posted as they are available.

Public Day -- Sunday, September 21

Keynote -- André Picard, Globe and Mail health columnist

Workshop -- CFN Ethical Framework for Research

Dr. Nuala Kenny & Dr. Padney Rodney

Workbook (en français)

Conference Opening Day -- Monday, September 22

Opening Keynote -- Dr. Tom Noseworthy (click here to view text of remarks)

Opening Remarks -- Dr. John Muscedere, CFN Scientific Director (Click here to view presentation slides)

National Physician Survey re Palliative Medicine workforce -- Dr. Doris Barwich, Past President, Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians, and Executive Director, BC Centre for Palliative Care

State-of-the-art updates:

End-of-life issues -- Dr. John You, McMaster University (Click here to view presentation slides)

Knowledge translation -- Dr. Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, University of Calgary (Click here to view presentation slides)

Patient engagement -- Dr. Andreas Laupacis, St. Michael's Hospital (Click here to view presentation slides)