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TCPCN Lunch 'n Learns
Prognostication in Non-Cancer Patients
Date: Wednesday June 16, 2010
Time: 12:00 - 1:15 PM
Location: Toronto General Hospital, Eaton North 1st Floor, Rooms 429/430
The Toronto Central Palliative Care Network is pleased to present a session that examines prognostication in non-cancer populations. This will include a special focus on patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). Our session will examine the literature on the effectiveness of current prognostication practices for non-cancer patient populations.
This session is open to the entire network, their staff, board members, partners, and friends.We welcome and encourage all to come!
Dr. Ebru Kaya, Palliative Care Physician, University Health Network
Commentary from Dr. Heather Ross (Tentative), Medical Director, Cardiac Transplant Program, University Health Network
Commentary from Dr. Jeff Myers (Tentative), Regional Palliative Care Clinical Co-Lead, Toronto Central Regional Cancer Program
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Ebru Kaya, MD
Palliative Care Physician, University Health Network
Heather Ross, MD, MHSc, FRCP (C)
Medical Director, Cardiac Transplant Program, University Health Network
Heather Ross, MD, MHSc, FRCP (C), is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and Director of the Cardiac Transplant Program at Toronto General Hospital. She is the Director of Education for the University of Toronto Transplant Institute. She received her medical degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada, and completed her cardiology training at Dalhousie University, in Canada. Dr. Ross completed her postdoctoral fellowship in cardiac transplantation at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, California, and earned her Masters Degree in Bioethics from the University of Toronto.
Dr. Ross served as the President of the Canadian Society of Transplantation in 2005, and an executive member of the International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation from 2002 through 2005 and currently is the Secretary Treasurer. Since 2002, she has been a Supervisor for the CIHR Training Program in Regenerative Medicine, the Course Director since 2007 and Program Advisory Committee Chair and Co-Investigator from 2008. She is associate editor for the American Journal of Transplantation and Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. She served 5 years on the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Council and on the Board of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Academy. She is the Florence and Reuben Fenwick Family Professor in Advanced Heart Failure and Deputy Director of the Multi-Organ Transplant Program.
Jeff Myers, MD, CCFP, MSEd
Dr. Jeff Myers is Head of Sunnybrook’s Palliative Care Consult Team, Program Head for the Odette Cancer Centre Patient and Family Support Program and the Toronto-Central LHIN’s Palliative Care Lead for Cancer Care Ontario. He is an Assistant Professor and is currently Associate Head of University of Toronto’s Academic Division of Palliative Care.
Documents & Handouts
To download a copy of our session flyer (in PDF format), please click here
To download a copy of Dr. Ebru Kaya's presentation slides, please click here
To download a copy of Dr. Heather Ross' presentation slides, please click here
Click on the url below to view a video recording of our session. (Best viewed in Internet Explorer)
TCPCN: Prognostication in Non-Cancer Patient Populations
Recording ID: H9C27Q
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