Thank you to members of the UOHI Patient Alumni Association and UOHI Patient Support Group who attended the Public Lecture delivered by Dr. Victor Dzau (President, US National Academy of Medicine) and organized by the Ottawa Heart Conference on Friday April 27th.  Dr. Peter Liu, Chief Scientific Officer and Conference co-chair along with Planning Committee members were extremely pleased with the level of representation by our patient partners. Involvement by our members is critical to making these initiatives a success.

Dr. Janet Rossant Gairdner Foundation

Dr. Victor Dzau

Liu, Dzau, Keon, Mesana, Stewart

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To those members who could not attend, Dr. Dzau’s address is now posted on Facebook live and can be accessed via this link.  

Public Lecture: "Medical Breakthroughs: What are the Possible Game-Changers in the Near Future? How will they Impact Health and Society?" Presented by Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the US National Academy of Medicine, in collaboration with the Gairdner Foundation, partnered with the UOHI Patient Alumni.Conférence publique: « Percées médicales : Qu'est-ce qui pourrait tout changer dans les prochaines années? Quels seront les impacts sur la santé et sur la société? »Presenteé par Dr Victor Dzau, président, US National Academy of Medicine, en collaboration avec la Fondation Gairdner, et l'Association des anciens patients de l'ICUO.

Posted by University of Ottawa Heart Institute on Friday, April 27, 2018

In addition, an audio recording of both the lecture and panel discussion is also now available on the conference website.