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34th Annual HG Kelly Lectureship

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
School of Medicine/Abramsky House
Room: Britton Smith Lecture Theatre Room 132A & David Walker Atrium
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4:00PM: Reception (David C. Walker Atrium)
5:00PM: Public Lecture (Britton Smith Lecture Theatre, 132A)

Dr. Samir K. Sinha - On Becoming a Geriatrician, Health Strategist and Effective Advocate for Change

Dr. Samir Sinha is a passionate and respected advocate for the needs of older adults. Dr. Sinha currently serves as the Director of Geriatrics of the Sinai Health System and the University Health Network in Toronto and the Peter and Shelagh Godsoe Chair in Geriatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital. He is also an Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Family and Community Medicine, and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Sinha’s breadth of international training and expertise in health policy and the delivery of services related to the care of the elderly have made him a highly regarded expert in the care of older adults. In 2012 he was appointed by the Government of Ontario to serve as the expert lead of Ontario’s Seniors Strategy and he is now working on the development of a National Seniors Strategy. In 2014, Canada’s Maclean’s Magazine proclaimed him to be one of Canada’s 50 most influential people and its most compelling voice for the elderly.


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