For the fifth year in a row, we are pleased to be presented by:
Live and online - Wednesday, November 25 from 8:00-9:00 a.m. (AST)
Tom Murphy (CBC Nova Scotia News) will host this virtual event, which will feature live entertainment and a pair of panel discussions concerning important COVID-19 pandemic-related issues.
PANEL DISCUSSION 1:
Patient access to care has been a topic of conversation in this region for quite some time. While the global health pandemic caused by the novel corona virus COVID-19 created catastrophic health impacts, it forced us to look at how we can better provide access to care, utilizing virtual technologies.
Dr. Fred Burge: Dalhousie Professor and Faculty Researcher, Department of Family Medicine
COVID-19 Research Project: Primary Care and Pandemics: How Do We Get Care to Those Who Need It?
Dr. Ashley Miller: Dalhousie Assistant professor, Division of General Internal Medicine , Department of Medicine
COVID-19 Research Project: Right Care, Right Time, Right Place: Leveraging a Virtual Care Solution in the Delivery of Community-Based Care for COVID-19 Patients
Mr. Rick Cameron: Recovering COVID patient
PANEL DISCUSSION 2:
Health care providers can suffer burnout at the best of time, but experience further strain during a global health pandemic. What does this experience look like and how can we best help those on the frontlines with mental health and burnout issues?
Dr. Debra Gilin: Professor, Department of Psychology, Saint Mary's University
COVID-19 Research Project: Preventing Burnout Among Front-Line Care Workers to Fight Covid-19: Screen and Intervene
Dr. Sam Searle: Geriatric Medicine Fellow, Dalhousie University
A geriatrician based who practices medicine at the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dr. Searle has first-hand experience working during the COVID-19 pandemic quarantine, particularly in longterm care facilities.
Tom Murphy is co-host for CBC Nova Scotia News and the host of Land and Sea on CBC Television. He started his career at CBC in Charlottetown working as both a radio and television reporter and back up host for eight years before moving to CBC Halifax in1999 as a current affairs reporter. He is a regular on The National, contributing to both news and current affairs. He became the Maritimes National Correspondent in 2006. Tom won a RTNDA award for TV short feature, Atlantic Journalism Awards, a Columbus International Film and Television Festival award and received several Gemini and Canadian Screen Awards nominations.
The 2020 DMRF Breakthrough Breakfast is presented by:
with support from: