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Check back here often for updates on upcoming events involving W21C!

November 1, 2017

2017 W21C Innovation Academy

Save the Date + Submit an Abstract to Compete

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June 1, 2017

Robots Are Fun

The W21C Journal Club+ is proud to present:

Lauren Voisin, Chief Robot Maker, Robots Are Fun
Ashley Voisin, Chief Creative Officer, Robots Are Fun

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May 4, 2017

Pragmatic Approach to Delivering Audit-and-Feedback Interventions to Support Clinical Practice

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Laura Rivera, Diane Duncan and Dr. Lara Cooke

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May 2, 2017

2017 Reverse Trade Show

Join us for the 2017 Calgary Reverse Trade Show

May 2, 2017 

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April 6, 2017

3D Printing for Good

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Colin Pischke
Owner, Print Your Mind 3D

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March 20, 2017

AGE-WELL NCE Calgary Roadshow

The University of Calgary’s W21C Research and Innovation Centre, Biomedical Engineering Calgary and the Brenda Strafford Centre on Aging invite you to attend a special presentation from the AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE), Canada’s technology and aging network.

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March 10, 2017

2017 Certificate Course in Patient Safety and Quality Management Presentation Day

Join us for the wrap-up of the 2016-17 course participants and a special keynote address from Maura Davies, member of the CIHR Governing Council and past president and CEO of the Saskatoon Health Region 

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February 2, 2017

Eye Tracking is Amazing: Research Applications at W21C

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Greg Hallihan, Human Factors Program Manager, W21C and
David Borkenhagen, Human Factors Research Associate, W21C

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January 19, 2017

Innovate Calgary: Support for the Research Community

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Riya Ganguly, PhD
Intellectual Property Manager, Life Sciences, Innovate Calgary

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December 1, 2016

Research on Team Effectiveness in Organizations

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Dr. Thomas O'Neill
Founder, Individual and Team Performance Lab, Department of Psychology, UCalgary

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November 17, 2016

Asynchronous Remote Communities (ARC)  for Researching Distributed Populations

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Haley MacLeod
PhD Student,  School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University

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October 20, 2016

Is Public Policy Like Sausages? A Look at Alberta’s Provincial Context

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Dr. Rose Geransar
Research Manager, W21C

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September 15, 2016

W21C as a Boundary Organization

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Georgina Freeman
Research Associate, W21C

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August 25, 2016

2016 Global Healthcare Innovation Academy

A global scientific and business pitch competition for health innovation - Taking place August 25-26, 2016.

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August 24, 2016

Motivational Strategies to Improve Healthcare Worker Hand Hygiene

Join Dr. Didier Pittet of the World Health Organization's Clean Care is Safer Care programme for a presentation and Q & A session about hand hygiene compliance for healthcare workers.

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June 28, 2016

Learn how to (Business) Pitch

W21C, University of Calgary is hosting the Global Healthcare Innovation Academy on August 25 & 26, 2016 - an international scientific and business pitch competition for innovations in health and health care.

In the spirit of the competition, we are hosting a free pitch clinic on June 28, facilitated by Kris Hans of Market Grade.

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June 2, 2016

Improving Patient Safety Through Patient-Reported Adverse Outcomes

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Wrechelle Ocampo
Research Associate, W21C

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May 12, 2016

Embodying Hope: MS Patients and the CCSVI Procedure – Preliminary Analysis

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Jenny Kelly
Research Associate, W21C

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April 21, 2016

Living Walls to Improve Healing and Work Environments

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Karie Starre
Rising Land Design Inc.

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March 24, 2016

Certificate Course in Patient Safety & Quality Management Presentation Day 2016

Join us for the Certificate Course in Patient Safety and Quality Management Presentation Day, featuring Dr. Peter Norton, Professor Emeritus and Department Head (1998-2006) Family Medicine, University of Calgary.

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March 3, 2016

Design Doodling: Fast Sketching for Design Communication

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Dr. Lora Oehlberg
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, UCalgary

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February 4, 2016

Sugar and the Kidney

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Dr. Sofia Ahmed
Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, UCalgary

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January 21, 2016

Home Health: Using Home and Community Design to Support our Aging Population

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

David Borkenhagen BSc, MPlan
Human Factors Research Associate, W21C, UCalgary

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December 3, 2015

Context, Mechanism, Outcome: Realist Methods in Health Professional Education

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Dr. Rachel Ellaway
Co-Director, Office of Health and Medical Education Scholarship,
and Professor, Community Health Sciences, UCalgary

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November 19, 2015

Interrater Reliability and Perspectives of the Braden Scale

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Amanda Cheung, Research Assistant, W21C

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November 5, 2015

CPISPR/Cas9 and the Ethics of Genome Editing

As part of National Biotechnology Week

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Georgina Freeman, Research Associate, W21C

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October 22, 2015

The Challenges and Rewards of Studying Children’s Health in Rural Nicaragua

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Garielle Brown, Master’s Candidate, Anthropology and Archaeology, UCalgary

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October 1, 2015

Mock-Up Evaluation of EMS Mobile Stroke Assessment Unit

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present a special Human Factors session with:

Susan Biesbroek, Human Factors Safety Specialist, AHS

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September 24, 2015

2015 W21C Innovation Academy

Thank you to everyone who came out and supported the 2015 W21C Innovation Academy!
 

Video from the event is now available!

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September 3, 2015

Health Informatics and Innovation

The W21C Collaborative Research and Innovation Opportunities (CRIO) Program Presents:

Dr. David Bates
Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

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August 20, 2015

Introduction to the National Research Council and the Industrial Research Assistance Program

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Hamid Sarreshtehdari of NRC/IRAP

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June 24, 2015

W21C Innovation Academy Workshop

Whether you submitted an abstract to the W21C Innovation Academy, are still mulling over that perfect concept, or just want to learn more about launching a health care startup
- this free workshop is for you!

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May 7, 2015

Laos Health: UCalgary Doctors and Educators Working in Laos

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Dr. Nishan Sharma and Dr. Karen Tang

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April 23, 2015

3D Printing and Health Care

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Murtaza Dahodwala, Research Assistant, W21C

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April 9, 2015

Guinea Pigging: Ethics, Autonomy and Risk

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Georgina Freeman, Research Associate, W21C

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March 12, 2015

Collaborative Practice in Action

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Dr. Alyshah Kaba, Mirette Dube and Irina Charania

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March 6, 2015

Certificate Course in Patient Safety & Quality Management Presentation Day 2015

Join us for the Certificate Course in Patient Safety and Quality Management Presentation Day, featuring Mark Fleming, PhD, CN Professor of Safety Culture, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, NS.

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February 26, 2015

Human Factors Evaluation of Ebola Virus Disease Patient Scenarios

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Justin Baers and Katelyn Wiley
Human Factors Research Analysts, W21C

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January 22, 2015

IMAGINE Project - A PATIENT-CENTRED SYSTEM: Crucial questions for health

The O'Brien Institute for Public Health presents The IMAGINE Project is a platform designed to get Albertans talking about patient-centred care. It brings together stakeholders from healthcare, academia, government, industry and the community - creating conversations through social media and at the Forum that will shape and answer the crucial questions about PCC (Patient-Centred Care) in Alberta.

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December 4, 2014

Risks, Burdens, and Benefits: Ethics in Human Research

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Georgina Freeman, MSc
Research Associate, W21C

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November 13, 2014

Knowing Me, Knowing You: The CHREB & Submitting a Winning Ethics Application

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Jennifer Ray and Janaki Jayanthan
Ethics Support and Compliance Office, Research Services, UCalgary

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June 13, 2014

Hacking Health Calgary

Hacking Health is coming to Calgary June 13-15 in partnership with W21C, Innovate Calgary and Startup Calgary.

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May 13, 2014

Hacking Health Kick-off with W21C

Join us for an evening of idea exchange and discussion on digital health in YYC!
Hacking Health Cafes are informal meetups where people from diverse backgrounds come together to share ideas, knowledge and experience on health care innovation and research.

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April 24, 2014

Getting the Vax Straight

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Jaime Kaufman, PhD, Program Manager (CRIO), W21C
Getting the Vax Straight

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April 4, 2014

W21C SIMposium - Advancing Simulation-based Health Care Research in Alberta

Thank you to everyone that attended the W21C SIMposium.

After the success of our inaugural event, we are looking forward to planning next year's!

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April 3, 2014

Maternal Mortality 2014

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Eliana Castillo, MD, FRCPC, MHSc
Maternal Mortality 2014 – From the Global to the Local Picture

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March 14, 2014

Certificate Course in Patient Safety & Quality Management Presentation Day

Join us for the wrap up the 2013-14 Certificate Course in Patient Safety & Quality Management with a keynote address from Dr. Eduardo Salas!

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February 20, 2014

What’s In Your Genes?

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Katy Eso, MSc, CGC, Research Associate, W21C
What's In Your Genes? The Implications of Genetic Counselling and Testing

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January 9, 2014

A Look at EMS and Regulated Response Times

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Dr. Claudia Steinke, University of Lethbridge and Ward Eggli, Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Service
Using Service Blueprinting as a Method for Assessing Efficiency and Effectiveness: A Look at EMS and Regulated Response Times (with Focus on Chute Times).

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December 5, 2013

SnapDx

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Dr. Rahul Mehta, Dr. Aravind Ganesh and Hisham Al-Shurafa
SnapDx

First prize winners of the W21C Innovation Academy

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November 21, 2013

Patient and Community Engagement Research

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Dr. Nancy Marlett, Dr. Svetlana Shklarov, Marlyn Gill and Colin Penman
Patient and Community Engagement Research: The Science of Health Experience in Health Research

Presentation is now available online

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November 12, 2013

2013 W21C Innovation Academy

The W21C Innovation Academy is a business pitch competition in the style of Dragon’s Den™ where participants showcase their novel and creative strategies that have the potential to stimulate significant change related to innovations in health care and health systems delivery.

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November 7, 2013

Patient Experiences with Injury Care

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Niklas Bobrovitz
Patient Experiences with Injury Care: A Prospective Cohort Study

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October 17, 2013

INO

The W21C Journal Club + is proud to present a Lunch and Learn Session in partnership with INO:

INO: Collaboration in Optics and Photonics


 

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September 5, 2013

Conformity to the Majority

The W21C Journal Club is proud to present:

Alyshah Kaba
Resident PhD(c), Department of Medical Education, UCalgary
Medical Education Research Associate, W21C

Conformity to the Majority: Peer Impact of Medical and Nursing Students’ Clinical Performance in an Interprofessional Simulated Training Environment

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June 20, 2013

RTLS and Process Simulation in Healthcare

The W21C Journal Club is proud to present:

Dr. Mitra Sajedi, MD, MSc
Healthcare Consultant
IBM Global Business Services

Real Time Locating System (RTLS) and Process Simulation in Healthcare

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June 6, 2013

Developing a Valid Benchmark for Comparing Patient Safety Indicators

The W21C Journal Club is proud to present:

Dr. Jean-Marie Januel, PhD, MPH, RN
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP), Healthcare Evaluation Unit,
Lausanne, Switzerland

Developing a Valid Benchmark for Comparing Patient Safety Indicators

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May 16, 2013

Enriching Administrative Data Research with Clinically Collected Quality Improvement Data

The W21C Journal Club is proud to present:

Mark Lowerison
Director of Research and Academics, Clinical Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, UCalgary

Enriching Administrative Data Research with Clinically Collected Quality Improvement Data

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May 1, 2013

Utilizing Technology to Drive Health Care Economics

Calgary Healthcare Improvement Network Seminar Series Presents: Utilizing Technology to Drive Health Care Economics

An interactive discussion based off the reprised presentation of one of the keynote speakers from the 2013 W21C Innovation Forum, "Creating a New Common Ground: Apps, Analytics and Visualization for better health and health care in the 21st century."

Brought to you by W21C and the Calgary Health Care Improvement Network

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April 18, 2013

W21C / IPH-HSS Journal Club

The W21C and Institute for Public Health-Health Systems Subgroup are proud to present:

Dr. Nancy Marlett, PhD, MSc and the Patient Engagement Research Team
 

Patient Engagement Research: Implications for Patienthood

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April 12, 2013

W21C 2013 Innovation Forum

Join us April 12, 2013 for this year's theme: Creating a New Common Ground: Apps, Analytics and Visualization for better health and health care in the 21st century
Featuring presentations by David Bates, Sheelagh Carpendale, John Flach and Glen Geiger.

Video from Dr. Geiger's presentation is now available.

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March 25, 2013

Privacy and Data Security in Today’s Digital World: News and Views from BC’s Privacy Commissioner

W21C and the Institute for Public Health are proud to present:

Elizabeth Denham, Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia.

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March 21, 2013

W21C / IPH-HSS Journal Club

The W21C and Institute for Public Health-Health Systems Subgroup are proud to present:

Dr. Chad Saunders, MBA, PhD
eHealth Services and Strategy Lead, W21C
Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Strategy Areas, Haskayne School of Business with cross-appointments to the Department of Medicine and Community Health Sciences

A Disruptive Innovation View of Management of Health Care in Alberta
 

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March 12, 2013

Certificate Course in Patient Safety & Quality, Presentation Day

The 2012-13 Patient Safety Course has come to a close for another year, join us for the course participant's presentation day featuring keynote speaker Dr. Alan Forster, Scientific Director, Performance Measurement, Ottawa Hospital.

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February 21, 2013

W21C / IPH-HSS Journal Club

The W21C and Institute for Public Health-Health Systems Subgroup are proud to present:

Dr. Gregor Wolbring, Associate Professor, Dept. of Community Health Sciences, Specialization Community Rehabilitation & Disability Studies, UCalgary
Social Robotics, Sensors, Brain Machine Interfaces and Neuroenhancement through Six Lenses

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January 14, 2013

Special Presentation: Dr.Stuart Macdonald

W21C and Haskayne School of Business are proud to present Dr. Stuart Macdonald from the School of Business, University of Aalto, Finland.

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September 27, 2012

Patient Safety & Quality Course 2012-13

The Certificate Course in Patient Safety & Quality is designed for health care professionals who want to expand their working understanding of concepts in patient safety and quality and learn from experts in the field.

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June 26, 2012

W21C 2012 International Innovation Forum

Now available is the working paper based on the 2012 International Innovation Forum.

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March 1, 2011

Visiting Medical Expert: Dr. Weinger

The W21C Team is proud to present Visiting Medical Expert, Dr. Matthew Weinger from the Centre for Perioperative Research in Quality in Nashville, TN.

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January 11, 2011

Visiting Medical Expert: Dr. David Musson

Join the W21C for our monthly Seminar Series with presenter Dr. David Musson, Director of the Centre for Simulation-Based Learning at McMaster University.

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October 18, 2010

Visting Expert: Bronwyn Shumack

The W21C Team is proud to present visiting expert, Bronwyn Shumack from the Clinical Excellence Commission in Sydney, Australia.

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September 17, 2010

Improving transitions of care from hospital to the community

The Department of Community Health Sciences (CHS) and The Calgary Institute for Population and Public Health (CIPPH) would like to invite you to attend this special seminar:
 

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July 13, 2010

Visiting Medical Expert: Dr. David Bates

The W21C Team is proud to present visiting medical expert, Dr. David Bates from the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Harvard Medical School.

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