Health Policy Symposium 2022 and the Duncan G. Sinclair Lectureship in Health Policy


Tuesday September 27, 2022
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Adversity, Disruption and a Path Forward 

12:30 Refreshments


  • "Adversity, Disruption in our Health Workforce"
    Don Drummond, Stauffer-Dunning Fellow, Queen's University
  • "Retention in Healthcare: How do we stop the bleeding?"
    Joan Almost, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing,
    Queen's University
  • "Calling the Shots on Health Workforce Planning"
    Duncan Sinclair, Distinguished Fellow, Queen's University

2:45 Break


  • "Radical Collaboration: Educating Health Professions for Health Transformation"
    Jane Philpott, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University

4:00 Break and Refreshments

4:30 - 6:00  

25th Duncan G. Sinclair Lectureship in Health Services and Policy Research 

"Blood, Sweat and Tears: How Adversity and Disruption are Recasting the Health Care Transformation Agenda"

Dr. Chris Simpson, Executive Vice-President (Medical), Ontario Health

Dr. Simpson is Executive Vice President (Medical) at Ontario Health. He works clinically as a cardiologist at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and holds a GFT faculty position as Professor in the Queen’s University Department of Medicine. He was the 2014-15 President of the Canadian Medical Association and in 2020-21 was President of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.

This is a free, public event.  

Please note that Duncan G. Sinclair Lecture will be available to in-person audiences and will be live streamed. 

REGISTER to attend the Health Symposium sessions virtually  or  in person

REGISTER to attend the Duncan G. Sinclair Lecture in-person or virtually