Grand Rounds 2016.04.05

Speakers: Dr. David Stewart, Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Medical Oncology, University of Ottawa, & Dr. Michael Fung Kee Fung, Professor and Head of Surgical Oncology, Chief of Cancer Transformation and Strategy, The Ottawa Hospital / University of Ottawa

The need for speed: Transforming cancer patient care and clinical research

Educational Objectives- to illustrate: 

1.How an impending tsunami of cancer care costs is being driven by a growing/aging population, rapid therapy advances and rising drug prices. 

2. How current clinical research regulatory approaches drive up drug costs and slow access to effective new therapies

3. TOH Transformation initiatives to provide faster, more efficient, less expensive access to effective new cancer therapies

 THE OTTAWA HOSPITAL -General Auditorium

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

(Video-linked to the Civic Amphitheatre, Riverside Amphitheatre, Elisabeth Bruyère Hospital 320Y)

Note:  This Grand Rounds presentation will be webcasted live only.

The Ottawa Hospital Medical Grand Rounds is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Ottawa. Phone no. for OTN participants during question period is 613-798-5555 x78952.

Refreshments will be provided.

THANK YOU- Dept. of Medicine Education Fund