All the Highlights from Quality Forum
We're Sharing Videos, Photos & Presentations

We had a great time at our seventh annual Quality Forum, and we think that this year's speakers and presentations were some of the best ever. And we have the evidence to back up that belief: videos of Health Talks, the debate, and all three plenaries, plus presentations from fantastic sessions, and photos from all three days. 


Watch the Plenary Presentations
And the Debate!

Tim Omer
Michael West

Tim Omer

This citizen health hacker and Type 1 Diabetic shared how creating open-source tools for patients to free their data can help foster patient-led improvements and change, using his own experience as an example. Watch Tim's plenary.

Michael West

The Head of Thought Leadership at The King's Fund in England offered insights on how compassionate leadership creates positive environments for staff and patients to thrive.
Watch Michael's plenary. 

Camila Lajolo
A Quality Debate

Camila Lajolo

With experience managing disasters on the ground across the globe, Camila argued that preparedness and resilience are necessary to coping with both major challenges and everyday stressors in health care. Watch Camila's plenary.

Quips, Quandaries & Comebacks

This year, our Quality Debate tackled the topic of whether technology is putting the art of medicine at risk. Four impassioned debaters argued for and against this contentious motion. Which side prevailed? Watch to find out!


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Get Inspired By Our Health Talks Speakers

Health Talks is always a night of surprises and insights, and this year's event was no exception. Eight diverse speakers shared their hopes for health care, and touched on topics including cultural humility, the opioid epidemic, refugee care, and medically-assisted death. 

Watch and share their presentations at the links below:

Mustafa Ahmed

Mustafa Ahmed grew up in a refugee camp. Now he helps other refugees have a better life in Canada.

Ranj Singh

Ranj Singh uses "music as medicine" to connect with patients who have brain injuries.

Bruce Campana

Bruce Campana, an emergency physician, asks us to consider what we miss when we rely on technology.

Candy Tran

Candy Tran, a nursing student, challenges health care providers to offer trainees mentorship.

Duane Jackson

Duane Jackson explains why humility is our most important virtue.

Jessica Hannon

Jessica Hannon advocates for listening to the people on the front lines of the opioid epidemic.

Cari Taylor

Cari Taylor's mother got to decide when to "leave the party" thanks to medical assistance in dying (MAID).

Colin Ross

Colin Ross shares how personalized medicine can prevent adverse drug reactions.


View Our Quality Forum Photo Albums

Quality Award Winners
Health Talks
Main two days

Quality Awards

Health Talks

Main Two Days


Presentations to Continue Your Learning
View and Download QF18 Presentations!


One of the challenges of Quality Forum is deciding which great session to attend when there are nine or ten happening concurrently. But fortunately for you, we've made all presentation files available, so you can catch up on the learning that you missed at the Forum!

Access presentation files from the breakout sessions, workshops, and breakfast meetings here. We also have the slides from our plenary presenters and Health Talks speakers, as well as our Storyboards.

Don’t see a session’s presentation file? Let us know and we’ll contact the presenter.

view qf18 presentation files

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