20-Apr-2015 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
7007 14 St SW
Rockyview General Hospital, Room 10331
Calgary, Alberta T2V 1P9


Southern Alberta Chapter Presents: 
Politics in Healthcare

  April 20, 2015
7:00 - 9:00 a.m. MST

Primary Location:
  • Rockyview General Hospital, Room 10331
Telehealth Locations (0745 - 0900):

*Audio 15 - 1 (866) 236-8306; Part Code 1271430

  • Edmonton - 7th Street Plaza - Rm 2-102
  • Lethbridge - Chinook Regional Hospital - Rm 1A102
  • Medicine Hat Regional Hospital - Rm 1
  • Red Deer Hospital - Board room 3208

Canada's (Alberta's) health care system follows the Beveridge Model of tax-funded health care. Government is directly and publicly involved; and, it is the largest public program expenditure. Depoliticizing health care is naive, at best. What have we seen and where does this take us?

Guest Speaker:
Dr. Tom Noseworthy, Professor of Health Policy & Management, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary and Former Associate Chief Medical Officer, Strategic Clinical Networks,
Alberta Health Services

0700 - 0745
0745 - 0900
Registration and Breakfast (host site only)
Speaker, Questions and Discussion
Telehealth Sites (0745 - 0900)

Pricing (taxes included)
CCHL Members:
EHL Members:
Telehealth participants: 

Registration, Breakfast and networking (host site only)

Registration is limited at the host site, so please register early if interested in attending.
Registration deadline - April 17, 2015

Dr. Tom Noseworthy is a Professor of Health Policy and Management in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary, and the former Associate Chief Medical Officer, Strategic Clinical Networks and Clinical Care Pathways, Alberta Health Services.


A critical care physician and graduate of the Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Noseworthy is the former head of the Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, and former Advisor to the Provost and the Vice-President (Research) on Public Health.  Highly recognized for his numerous contributions to the field, Dr. Noseworthy was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2007, has been named one of the "100 Physicians of the Century" and is a recipient of the Alberta Centennial Award. Dr. Noseworthy has a keen interest in public health and policy. His research interests include: strengthening the publicly funded health system; improving the transfer of health information through electronic communications; and making health care more accessible by minimizing waiting times.

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Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to  1.25 Category I  credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.