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Advancing Collaborative Communication for Safer and Healthier Teams

Joint Online Seminar by Department of English and Communication and International Research Centre for the Advancement of Health Communication

Date: 26 May 2022

Time: 9-10 am (UTC+8)


Please join us for this interactive workshop which will explore how leaders, clinicians, faculty and researchers can advance collaborative communication and support safer and healthier teams. Competency-based frameworks, evidence and wise practices will be outlined using theory bursts, a simulation video and group discussion. Building on over 15 years of interprofessional care and education at the University of Toronto, and with an innovative collaboration with The University of Queensland, examples of sustainable successes in curriculum, research and practice will be shared.

About the Speaker

Lynne Sinclair is a Physiotherapist and the Senior Consultant: Partnerships and Innovation at the Centre for Interprofessional Education and holds an appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. In 2017, Lynne was appointed an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia.  Lynne has wide expertise and has publications in integrated care, quality improvement/patient safety, intersectoral communication, and team-based practice.  Lynne has been honoured with multiple awards for teaching and health care education excellence and she sits on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative (CIHC).