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Workshop Description

Let’s Talk! Interprofessional Dialogue at the Intersections of Religion, Diversity, and Healthcare

This one day workshop is mainly structured around a keynote address, two moderated panel discussions, including focused presentations on selected topics and with time for participant engagement after each panel. Topics include: public understanding of what it means to be dead and its cultural and religious implications; Aboriginal women’s experiences of spirituality; student selection in medicine to care for a diverse population; religious plurality in the context of home health; clinical perspectives on mental illness of refugee populations in Canada; and the role of spirituality in health care for African Canadians.

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This event is preceded by a professional development workshop for graduate students: Researching Religion: Health Care as Laboratory on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. For more information, please click on: PDSGS-SRK (Fr & Eng.) 

Organizer: Rukhsana Ahmed, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Communication, University of Ottawa, with funding from the Religion and Diversity Project and sponsorship from the Loeb Chair and Research Consortium in Organ and Tissue Donation, Faculty of Arts, University of Ottawa.