Cy Frank Legacy Lecture Draws 200 in Edmonton and Calgary
Approximately 200 people turned out in Edmonton and Calgary on Oct. 6 to hear the second of three lectures in the 2017 Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship featuring distinguished speaker Dr. Tom Noseworthy.
In his lecture, titled “Innovation in healthcare: Lines of sight to policy and practice,” Dr. Noseworthy focused on 12 characteristics of high-performing healthcare systems, citing examples from Alberta Health Services’ Strategic Clinical Networks. He also discussed three policy issues needing attention in the Canadian health care system: primary health care, waste, and affordability.
The Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship is a travelling lectureship organized by the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health (MIBJH). It and commemorates Dr. Frank, who was internationally known and acclaimed for his visionary efforts to lead and champion the application of research to create solutions for patients. Dr. Frank was instrumental in founding Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute and MIBJH. The lectureship showcases individuals who reflect the passion of Dr. Frank and travels to three or four different locations each year.
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