Summer School 2017: Final Agenda Released

PHABC’s Summer School 2017

Facing a Changing World:

Transformative Leadership and Practice


With just over a week to go before our annual summer school we are delighted to share with you our agenda for both days. We are excited to bring together experts and innovators from all over BC to discuss this important leadership style and how registrants can apply the theory in their work and personal lives to effect positive changes in their communities.

If you haven’t registered be sure to do so soon, seats are filling up! Click here to register


Room Locations

UBC: Life Sciences Building (LSC) 1002 LT2

UVic: Medical Services Building (MSB) 160 LT

UBCO: Reichwald Health Sciences Centre (RHS) 148

UHNBC: Learning and Development Centre (LDC) 0505



Thursday July 6th, 2017 Agenda

8:00 – 8:30am Registration and Meet and Greet
8:30 – 8:45am Introduction, Recognition and  Acknowledgement of Territory
8:45 – 9:15am Introduction to Transformative Leadership & Practice: Theoretical Framework

9:15 – 12:00pm

Child and Youth Health

9:15 – 10:00am Applying Transformative Leadership and Practice –
Dr. Gordie Hogg & Dr. Gord Miller
10:00 – 10:30am Wellness Break and Networking
10:30 – 11:30am Social Innovation and Policy Creation in Child and Youth Health –
Dr. Gordie Hogg, Ashley Frerichs & Dr. Gord Miller
11:30 – 12:00pm Summation Discussion and Evaluation of Topic
12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch and Networking

1:00 – 4:00pm

Indigenous Health

1:00 – 1:15pm Introduction to Indigenous Health –
Roberta Price, Elder, Snueymuxw and Cowichan First Nation
1:15 – 2:30pm Transformative Leadership in Indigenous Health –
Leslie Bonshor, Aboriginal Health Executive Advisor
2:30 – 3:00pm Wellness Break and Networking
3:00 – 3:30pm Case Studies and Discussion Group
3:30 – 4:00pm Summation Discussion and Evaluation of Topic
4:00 – 4:30pm Day Debrief & Closing Remarks –
Shannon Turner, POVC, Executive Director of PHABC





Friday July 7, 2017 Agenda

8:30 – 8:35am Welcome and Acknowledgement of Territory

8:35 – 12:00pm

Immigrant and Refugee Health

8:35 – 9:15am Social Determinants of Health in Response to Rising Immigrant Population  –
Dr. Karen Kobayashi
9:15 – 10:00am Case Studies Discussion Group
10:00 – 10:30am Wellness Break and Networking
10:30 – 11:15am Refugee Settlement and Health Care Needs –
Sara Hosseina, Nurse Practitioner
11:15 – 12:00pm Case Studies Discussion Group
12:00 – 12:15pm Summation Discussion and Evaluation of Topic
12:15 – 1:00pm Lunch and Networking

1:00 – 4:15pm

Healthy Built Environments and Planetary Health

1:00 – 2:00pm Plan H – Victoria Barr, BC Healthy Communities
Regional Outcomes Monitoring –
Shannon Clarke, Capital Regional DistrictConversations for a One Planet Region –
Dr. Trevor Hancock, School of Public Health and Social Policy, UVic
2:00 – 2:30pm Questions and Discussion of Presentations
2:30 – 3:00pm Wellness Break and Networking
3:00 – 3:45pm Local Discussions
3:45 – 4:15pm Report back, Summation Discussion and Evaluation of Topic
4:15 – 4:30pm Summer School Summation & Closing Remarks –
Paola Ardilles, PHABC Past President, SFU