Sick Kids Hospital paediatric health conference

Toronto-based Hospital for Sick Children is holding a conference on September 19th entitled Everyday Diversity: Better Paediatric Health Outcomes. Conference goals are to: increase awareness of diversity within a paediatric health care setting; identify issues that influence practice and patient outcomes; develop strategies to address diversity and enhance the quality of care for children.

A call for posters has been issued. Poster themes are to address diversity and its influence on relations, practice and patient outcomes in relation to:

Clinical excellence and strategies promoting: a healthy work environment; family centered care

Education innovations addressing patient and family or staff needs

Research innovations addressing vulnerable patient populations and staff needs

Health policy imperatives that build capacity: for health HR; for patients and family health; for the broader health care system.

Send 250 word maximum abstract to linda.quintal@sickkids.ca. Deadline is August 19.