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2018 SEAMO Research & Innovation Showcase

Join us for the 2018 SEAMO Research & Innovation Showcase on June 6, 2018.

Spend the day with foremost experts in the field of digital health care. Confirmed as keynote presenters are Dr. Eric Topol, Dr. Brian Goldman and Dr. Richard Birtwhistle. Topol is a world-renowned cardiologist, geneticist and author of the book The Patient Will See You Now. Goldman is a highly regarded Toronto emergency room physician, author of the book The Secret Language of Doctors and host of the CBC Radio program “White Coat, Black Art”. Birtwhistle chairs the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network, an organization that securely collects and reports on information from electronic health records across Canada to improve the way chronic diseases and neurologic conditions are managed.

Explore the landscape of digital health care in Canada with government and industry leaders, learn about the research undertaken by SEAMO’s Clinician Scientists and discover the cutting-edge work done by recent Innovation Fund winners.

The 2018 SEAMO Research & Innovation Showcase features keynote presentations, panel discussions, Clinician Scientist engagement, a Health Care Innovation Hackathon facilitated by Joule Inc., research poster displays, networking opportunities and a wine and cheese reception.

This full-day event is structured for participation in one of two interest streams:

  • OPTION 1: Clinician Scientist Engagement
  • OPTION 2: Health Care Innovation Hackathon

OPTION 1: Clinician Scientist Engagement

Those choosing the Clinician Scientist Engagement stream will participate in two 85-minute sessions to learn about ground-breaking research conducted by SEAMO’s Clinician Scientists and discover new opportunities for collaboration.

OPTION 2: Health Care Innovation Hackathon, facilitated by Joule Inc., a Canadian Medical Association Company

Channel your creative energy and innovative spirit into improving health care in Ontario. Working with a team of like-minded physicians, health care professionals and entrepreneurs, you will have three hours to come up with a tangible solution to a front-line problem.

A panel of esteemed judges will select the winning team, which will present its idea to foremost experts in the field of digital health care, during the closing ceremonies of the 2018 SEAMO Research & Innovation Showcase.

2018 SEAMO Research & Innovation Showcase agenda

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