MEDIA ADVISORY: Healthcare for Millennials: Opportunities and Challenges

Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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The University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management invites members of the media to attend a discussion on intriguing possibilities to shape Canadian healthcare. While employing contrasting research lenses, the presenters will each highlight new prospects to deliver positive change.

  • Professor Ivy Lynn Bourgeault cites opportunities to reimagine and reinvent how we organize the healthcare workforce, in response to critical health human resource challenges.
  • Professor François Chiocchio recognizes the interdependence of work teams as another fruitful avenue for progress, emphasizing how diverse healthcare professions can acquire a new repertoire of skills to work more effectively together.
  • Professor Craig Kuziemsky, for his part, identifies a role for business-of-health innovations enabling individuals to step outside their silos and become integrated into collaborative teams.

WHAT: Discussion - Healthcare for Millennials: Opportunities and Challenges
WHEN: Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Telfer School of Management, Desmarais Building, DMS 4101, 55 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5 | Map
RSVP: Members of the media are asked to confirm their attendance by email to


  • The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Ken Farion of the Faculty of Medicine and the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).


  • Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, Full Professor, Telfer School and Holder of the CIHR Chair in Gender, Work and Health Human Resources
  • François Chiocchio, Associate Professor, Telfer School and Holder of the Montfort Research Chair in the Organization in Health Services
  • Craig Kuziemsky, Full Professor, Telfer School and Holder of a University Research Chair in Healthcare Innovation

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