Special Lecture - End of Life Series

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 18, 2015

Special Lecture - End of Life Series: Dignity, Personhood and the Culture of Medicine

Please join Victoria Hospice, the UVic Centre on Aging and Island Health for this special lecture on Thursday, June 18th 6:00pm-7:00pm at Royal Jubliee Hospital - Begbie Hall, Woodward Room (2101 Richmond Road).

Guest Lecturer: Harvey Max Chochinov OC MD PhD FRSC

Dr Chochinov will be discussing how caring implicates our fundamental attitudes towards patients, and the need for dignity and personhood to be prominent on our clinical radar.

This is a free lecture. Donations to Victoria Hospice will support end-of-life care, education and research and will be greatly appreciated.

About Dr Chochinov: Canada Research Chair in Palliative Care; Director, Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit; Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba; CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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