Three Reasons why you should attend a Learning Conference this yearRead More
Attending a curated learning conference like e-Health 2023 can be a deeply enriching experience. As the world begins a slow return to normal, live events are making a welcome comeback, especially for isolated work-from-home professionals looking forward to the benefits of in-person learning and networking. Read on for three good reasons to love in-person learning […]
We are all patientsRead More
There’s often an internalized stigma when we consider ourselves patients. But the reality is, we’re all patients! From birth and beyond, we rely on our clinics, emergency departments, public health systems, and the experts.
What motivates you to volunteer as a patient partner?Read More
I once read that “teachers don’t teach for the income — teachers teach for the outcome.” That is what motivates me to volunteer as a patient partner / advisor in the healthcare sector. Patient partners aren’t usually paid for their contributions and are often the only unpaid members at committees and conferences. We do this […]
The value of the patient voiceRead More
Being a patient advisor has given me access to many discussions and learning opportunities, not just within my home province of Alberta. It has allowed me to gain insight into healthcare across Canada. I am able to bring a patient perspective to various panels, meetings, and projects, and experience has shown that it grounds the […]