Steven Lewis, President of Access Consulting speaks on the future of the Canada Health Act. Join the discussion moderated by Professor Martha Jackman. University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Fauteux Hall Room 302.
Practiques d’accèss et modes et circulations The Research Chair Pocosa/Policies, Knowledge and Health hosted a round-table discussion in Montreal on November 26, 2015 about the use of administrative data in the health care sector. Health data is still largely under-exploited by researchers and civil society. How can these databases be used to better analyze and reform the health care system […]
Bridge Over Diagnosis – a parody of the Simon and Garfunkel classic Bridge Over Troubled Water. Overdiagnosis is an important health care issue and hopefully this video highlights a number of the issues around this important problem.
Eat Mediterranean — a nutritional parody of The Eagle’s song Hotel California — when making decisions about nutrition make sure you know the best available evidence
Choosing Wisely — a parody of the infectious Pharrell Williams song “Happy” by Dr. James McCormack — choose wisely when it comes to making healthcare decisions and if you choose wisely it will make you happy.
Dr. Janice Keefe, a professor in the Department of Family Studies and Gerontology at Mount Saint Vincent University speaks at the TEDxMSVUWomen Conference about the importance of seniors in our society.
Studies show that children with the ability to self-regulate are more successful in school, and life. Stuart Shanker, a professor of philosophy and psychology at York University discusses self-regulation at the People for Education conference.
Dr. Yoni Freedhoff speaks at the University of Vermont’s 2013 Food Systems Summit about the normalization of candy and junk food in society.
Trudy Lieberman, gives practical tips on how to get media attention for your research, and for journalists, how to do quality health journalism.
Michael Blastland, author & journalist, and David Spiegelhalter, Professor at the University of Cambridge, reveal the real truth about the statistics of acute and chronic risks and explain how the newspapers tend to misinterpret these risks. They offer an entertaining and illuminating guide to everyday decision-making.