2011 Program

Medicine and the media

Medicine and the Media: Exploring the Issues

CALL TO ORDER

Co-chairs: Judith Seary, Rami Shoucri & Carla Pajak

WELCOMING REMARKS

Dr. Aubie Angel and Dean Catharine Whiteside

Keynote Address: “Health Journalism: What would make it matter?” 

Introduced by Judith Seary

Dr. David Secko, Assistant Professor, Journalism Concordia University

PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES

Co-Chairs: Judith Seary

“Stories for the well: How the media covers medicine”

Ms. Carolyn Abraham, Medical Reporter, Globe and Mail

“Where Engineering meets Medicine: Engaging the public in research”

Dr. Molly Shoichet, Professor, Chemical Engineering, U of T

“Self-care, media and new media: The evolving dynamic of personal health decisions”

Dr. Mike Evans, Associate Professor, Family Medicine & Public Health, U of T

PANEL DISCUSSION – NAVIGATING HEALTH NEWS

Co-Chairs: David Cape and Robert Fraser

 Moderator: Mr. Kevin Finnerty, Executive Director, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Communications & Information Branch

 

Ms. Carolyn Abraham, Medical Reporter, Globe and Mail

Dr. Mike Evans, Assoc. Prof., Family Medicine & Public Health, U of T

Dr. Joseph Thywissen, Associate Professor, Physics, U of T

OPEN DISCUSSION

Moderator:

Moderator: Mr. Michael Valpy, Journalist & Fellow, School of Public Policy & Governance, U of

SUMMARY
Dr. David Goldbloom, Senior Medical Advisor, Centre for Addiction & Mental Health

CLOSING REMARKS

Rami Shoucri, Dr. Aubie Angel

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