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Doctor as Person: Practicing Medicine After Losing my Child to Cancer

When:
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Where:
ONLINE location
Room: ZOOM
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Description:

REGISTER FOR ZOOM LINK! LINK EMAILED 2 DAYS PRIOR TO WEBINAR.

Speaker: Dr. J Damon Dagnone

Bio: Associate Professsor (Dept of Emergency Medicine), Trauma Team & Race Team Leader (KHSC), CBME Faculty Lead (Q PGME); Happy Dad, Lucky Husband, Fitness Nut, Teacher, Author, and Imperfect Human.

Please join us for a facilitated discussion with Damon to talk about how he found his way back to medicine after losing his son Callum to cancer during his final year of residency training.  We will also explore how his experiences as a dad, husband, ER doctor, and author have transformed his approach to the role of “Doctor as Person”. All trainees, faculty, staff, and leaders are welcome!

Participant Objectives:

At the end of this session, participants will be better able to

  • Empathize with the patients and families who they interact with clinically
  • Identify moments of vulnerability in the provision and processes of healthcare
  • Discuss collectively the human element in caring for patients.

*This webinar will be recorded capturing both audio and video.

 

Contact:
Mikaila De Sousa
md145@queensu.ca
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