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Program released for NICHE conference

The program for the upcoming Northern Interprofessional Collaborative for Health Education (NICHE) conference is now available and registration is open.

Keynote speakers include Justine Jecker, interprofessional education program lead at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine; and Ken Steele, Canada's foremost higher education strategist, speaker and facilitator.

The Northern Interprofessional Collaborative for Health Education (NICHE) as a conference forum to discuss interprofessional learning, practice, and research in Northern Ontario. This year the conference will take place in North Bay on October 19 & 20, 2017 at the Best Western Hotel and Conference Centre. The conference is being hosted jointly by Nipissing University, Canadore College, and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM).

The theme of the conference is Partnering to advance interprofessional learning: Education and practice.

Interprofessional health education is considered an essential part of re-imagining the roles and interactions between health care providers and the recipients of health care in northern communities. Indigenous perspectives in the northern health care context will be highlighted at the 2017 NICHE conference. This is an opportunity for all health related disciplines to participate in building the future of interprofessional learning in Northern Ontario.

The NICHE conference will involve a variety of presentation formats and health related topics relevant to many different educational disciplines. Registration is now open for educational leaders, community practitioners and service providers, students and community members through the following link:

Or contact:

Steve Cairns, Teri-Lynn Christie, or Gayle Adams-Carpino


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