Program

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Program

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Day 1: Thursday, March 9

8:30 am | Registration opens
9:00 am | Pre-conference workshops (pre-registration only)

Workshop I: Patient engagement

This pre-conference event aims to support broader patient engagement in primary care research, by bringing together patients, clinicians, and researchers to discuss research ideas and priorities.

Workshop II: Tools for primary health care reform

This pre-conference event aims to identify policy and practice tools for scaling and spreading primary health care reform.
1:00 pm | Welcome remarks

Sabrina Wong, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Roberta Price, Coast Salish Elder, Snuneymuxw and Cowichan First Nations
Nardia Strydom, Providence Health Care

1:15 pm | Keynote | Addressing the quadruple aim: Using the building blocks of primary care

Kevin Grumbach, University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco General Hospital [Slides]

2:00 pm | Panel | Rethinking the way we do business: Template for the future

Chair: Michael Law, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Rebecca Etz, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine [Slides]
Rick Glazier, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences [Slides]
Tracy Wasylak, Alberta Strategic Clinical Networks [Slides]

3:00 pm | Refreshment break
3:30 pm | Active dialogue: Audience ideas on rethinking the way we do business
4:00 pm | Poster session and reception

Day 2: Friday, March 10

8:00 am | Registration and breakfast
9:00 am | Welcome remarks

Robyn Tamblyn, McGill University [Slides]

9:15 am | Panel | Data driven improvement: A building block of high-performing primary care

Chair: Kevin Grumbach, University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco General Hospital
Rick Birtwhistle, Queen’s University Centre for Studies in Primary Care [Slides]
Fred Burge, Dalhousie University Department of Family Medicine [Slides]
Scott Garrison, University of Alberta [Slides]

10:30 am | Refreshment break
11:00 am | Concurrent sessions

Session I: Access, quality, and cost
Session II: Interprofessional practice, integration, and coordination
Session III: Performance measurement and innovations in practice

12:00 pm | Networking lunch
1:00 pm | Panel | What is needed to scale up innovations in primary health care across Canada

Chair: Tracy Wasylak, Alberta Strategic Clinical Networks
Jeannie Haggerty, McGill University Department of Family Medicine
Stephen Samis, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement [Slides]
Stephen Peckham, Kent University (UK) Centre for Health Services Studies [Slides]

2:30 pm | Refreshment break
3:00 pm | Poster session
3:30 pm | Keynote | Accountability to our patients: Moving toward a high-performing primary care system

Tara Kiran, Health Quality Ontario [Slides]

4:30 pm | Closing remarks

Kim McGrail, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research