Cicely Saunders International Annual Lecture 2023

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Dr Harvey Max Chochinov ‘Intensive Caring: Reminding Patients They Matter’ 

Dr Harvey Max Chochinov is a Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Manitoba and a Senior Scientist at CancerCare Manitoba Research Institute.

His research in palliative care has resulted in more than 300 career publications, broaching diverse topics such as depression, quality-of-life, suicide, vulnerability, spirituality, and existential distress.

He has also led a large program of research on dignity within the healthcare setting, which includes the development and study of Dignity Therapy.

Dr Chochinov is the co-founder of the Canadian Virtual Hospice, co-editor of The Handbook of Psychiatry in Palliative Medicine (Oxford University Press).

His latest book is entitled Dignity in Care: The Human Side of Medicine, published by Oxford University Press. He is an Officer in the Order of Canada, and an inductee into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

The Cicely Saunders International Annual Lecture is an annual event hosted by the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London.

Speakers at this event are global leaders whose work has significantly influenced the field. These lectures are a unique opportunity to learn from world-leading clinicians and scientists and are aimed at clinicians, healthcare researchers, health policymakers and palliative care funders.

Pending Royal College of Physicians CPD (1 credit)

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