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Learning from the Pandemic: Challenges and Opportunities for Canada’s Healthcare System

Presented by:

Dr. Katharine Smart, President, Canadian Medical Association & Pediatrician, Whitehorse, Yukon

Join us for the 2022 Houston Lecture as Dr. Katharine Smart leads us through a conversation looking at her clinical and leadership journey; including her start in Swift Current, her experience in clinical pediatrics in Whitehorse, and becoming a voice for physicians as President of the Canadian Medical Association. As CMA President, Dr. Smart has been vocal throughout the COVID Pandemic, addressing issues of the politicization of health communication, access to healthcare, and more. Dr. Smart will also share her thoughts on the physician's role in politics and policy, her experience in small scale healthcare innovation, her vision for the future of Canada's healthcare system and the role of physicians in Canada.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

How to Connect
This lecture will be delivered by Zoom - Please register online and a link will be emailed to you.

About the Houston Lecture:

Thanks to the generous donation of the late Dr. Stuart and Mary Houston and the Houston Family Trust, this annual lecture brings together thought leaders, academics, students and community members to hear from leading experts on current issues related to inequality, health and social policy in Canada.

Karen Jaster-Laforge