Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Ontario Health Literacy Symposium

March 19 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Ontario Health Literacy Symposium

Macdonald Bloc Complex

900 Bay Street

Ontario Room, 2nd floor

Toronto, ON M7A 1E9

Webcast of Symposium available online for non-Ontario residents, click here for more information


Join us for a day of learning and networking on health literacy in Ontario


Please note that the doors will open at 8:00 am and the speakers will begin at 9:00 am.

The day’s sessions will include:

  • Dr. Irv Rootman  via video conference
  • A panel on the current state of health literacy in Ontario and Canada, moderated by Dr. Linda Shohet, former Founder and Director of the Centre for Literacy, Quebec
  • A keynote session by Dr. Lorie Donelle, Associate Professor, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing/School of Health Studies, University of Western Ontario
  • Remarks from Julie Drury, Chair, Minister’s Patient and Family Advisory Council
  • Networking
  • Breakout sessions on innovative practices in Ontario, evaluating health literacy initiatives, learning from patient experiences, developing online tools and apps, and more


Click here to register and for more information


March 19
8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Macdonald Block Complex
900 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M7A 1E9 Canada