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Dr. Jillian Horton will be leading a session for the next event of the physician wellness speaker series 2023/2024!

“We are not all perfectly fine: How telling our stories will transform our culture” with Dr. Jillian Horton
Thursday, February 15, 2024
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. ET
Online webinar
Register to attend

Credits for the speaker series:

This group learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Queen’s University for up to four Mainpro+ credits. This event is an accredited group learning activity (section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is approved by the Office of Continuing Professional Development at Queen’s University.

Speaker bio:

Dr. Jillian Horton is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the Health Sciences Centre and the University of Manitoba. She is a graduate of McMaster Medical School and completed her residency and fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Horton has completed a longitudinal internship in teaching Mindful Practice at the University of Rochester and Chief Wellness Officer training at Stanford University. Her writing about medicine and medical culture appears regularly in the LA Times, the Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, Maclean’s, and a variety of American news outlets by syndication. She hosts the novel series Arts, Medicine, Life at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, and she is a sought-after speaker and teacher of mindfulness for clinicians, both nationally and internationally. In April 2020 she was awarded the Gold Humanism award by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada for her national contributions to compassion in clinical care and her leadership in the field of humanities in medical education. Her first full-length book, We Are All Perfectly
Fine: A Memoir of Love, Medicine and Healing was released by HarperCollins Canada in February 2021 to critical acclaim and is a national bestseller.

Please register now to listen to this important talk!