Jessica Simon

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Jessica Simon, MBChB, FRCPC

University of Calgary

Principal Investigator:

2015 Transformative Grant Program Pilot Study — Improving advance care planning for frail elderly Canadians (TG 2015-03-P)

2013 Core Research Program Grant — Improving DECIsion-making about goals of care for hospitalized, elDerly patiEnts: a “multi-incubator unit” study (iDECIDE) (CORE 2013-30)

2012 Core Research Program Grant — Talk to me: seriously ill patients’ views on physician behaviours that influence the quality of end-of-life communication (CORE 2012-03)

Jessica Simon is Physician Consultant for Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care (Calgary Zone) with Alberta Health Services, and Clinical Assistant Professor and Interim Division Head with the Division of Palliative Medicine, University of Calgary. A specialist in Internal Medicine, her clinical work is as a palliative consultant at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary. Before training in palliative medicine she completed clinical research fellowships in dementia and stroke medicine. She is a member of the Canadian Researchers at End-of-Life Network (CARENET), and her research interests are in advance care planning and the care of people living with advanced chronic disease.