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Oct 1, 2019

Dr. Eman Hassan is Appointed Executive Director of BC Centre for Palliative Care

Marc Pelletier CEO of the Institute for Health System Transformation and Sustainability is very pleased to announce that Dr. Eman Hassan has been appointed executive director of BC Centre for Palliative Care (BCCPC), effective October 1st. Dr. Hassan has served with the Centre for the past five years, as a public health consultant, director of public health initiatives, and acting executive director.

See full news release here.

Sept 24, 2019

CHPCA Best Poster Presentation

At the 2019 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference Kathleen Yue won best poster presentation. On her poster Kathleen showcased ‘Choosing Educational Resources to Help Build Capacity for Palliative Care’. This tool is help health care professionals determine which resources available in BC are the best to address palliative competencies. See a pdf of the poster here.

Click here for more information about the resource review. Kathleen Yue is the Education & Partnership Lead for the BC Centre for Palliative Care.

Sept 19, 2019

Dr. Doris Barwich – Balfour Mount Champion Award Recipient

Dr. Doris Barwich was awarded the Balfour Mount Champion Award presented at the 2019 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference on September 19th. The award recognizes her dedicated leadership, commitment to excellence in knowledge, championing, advocating and advancing hospice palliative care and end-of-life care in Canada! Dr. Doris Barwich was the inaugural Executive Director and currently serves as Medical Director at the BC Centre for Palliative Care.