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         Applications for the 2020 cohort are now open

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Health Quality Programs "Joy In Work" Conference (Registration Open)
When: June 14th-19th, 2020
Where: Queen's University's Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux, U.K.
Cost: $2500 CAD

Join an international group of experts and learners to discuss the relationship between Quality, 'Joy in Work', Respect & Kaizen in Healthcare. Spend the week engaging in interdisciplinary explorations & critical analyses of topics such as:

    • The relationship between health quality, Kaizen and respect in the workplace
    • How quality improvement initiatives can be used to increase professional joy and improve patient experience
    • The impact of practitioner joy on healthcare

Speakers will include Dr. Mark Britnell, Roger Kline, Dr. Rachel Pilling, Dan Wadsworth and more! For more information on the conference and to pay the conference deposit fee, click here.

Health Quality Research Committee Book/Journal Club
When:  January 22th , 2020  | ​Noon-1pm EST
Location: Attend in person (Room 108, Cataraqui Building, 92 Barrie St. Kingston, ON) 
Remotely connect from Mac, Linux, iOS or Android via the following link: 
​​​​​Dialing in: +1 647 558 0588 (Canada) Meeting ID: 270 005 100​​​​​​ 

Book: Britnell, Mark (2019). Human: Solving the Global Workforce Crisis in Healthcare. Oxford University Press.
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Need more information or not sure if the program is a good fit? Get in touch with us.