Save The Date: GIPPEC Symposium - October 2, 2015

By:  Katrina MacAlpine  Posted On:  May 27th, 2015

GIPPEC will host its first symposium, The Last Year of Life: Beyond Aggresive Interventions or Assisted Dying, Friday, October 2nd, 2015 at the University of Toronto.

A full agenda and registration information will soon be posted at

Symposium Objectives:

  • To generate interdisciplinary dialogue regarding:
    • How death and dying is perceived and managed in modern society
    • The allocation of healthcare resources for palliative and end-of-life care
    • The appropriate use of medical interventions at the end of life
    • Ways to support patients/families facing mortality
    • How patients and families facing advanced and terminal disease can navigate complex healthcare systems

We look forward to seeing you in October!


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