Apr 20 – Invitation to the virtual, “4th Annual Communities and Collaboration Symposium”

The Office of Interprofessional Collaboration (OIPC) at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, invites registrants of the College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba to attend the 4th Annual Communities and Collaboration Symposium held virtually on May 5th, 2021 from noon to 3:30 pm. Key note speaker is Dr. Peter Cahn, a cultural anthropologist and associate provost for academic affairs and director of the Center for Interprofessional Studies and Innovation at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Dr. Cahn will be speaking at noon on interprofessional collaboration as a means of dismantling systemic racism. The noon hour session is followed by short presentations on a variety of issues. A number of collaborative teams will share their experiences in making a difference in people’s lives.

Registration for the symposium is not required. There is no cost to attend the symposium. The link to the symposium is: Health Sciences – 4th annual Communities and Collaboration Symposium (umanitoba.ca) .

On behalf of the OIPC,

Laura MacDonald, RDH, PhD (she/her) Associate Professor Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry & School of Dental Hygiene 780 Bannatyne Ave., and College Lead, Office of Interprofessional Collaboration Rady Faculty Health Sciences