Should healthcare workers be required to be vaccinated against influenza to protect patients and themselves? Symposium Report

uofcfomDate: June 11, 2014
Location: University of Calgary
Title: Influenza Immunization in the Health Care Workplace (Symposium Brochure)

To discuss how best to protect Alberta patients and healthcare workers, the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine held a public policy symposium about influenza vaccination of healthcare workers on June 11, 2014 attended by approximately 150 people. Read the Report of Conference Proceedings

Speakers:

Bonnie Henry MD MPH FRCPC
Interim Executive Medical Director, BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and Medical Director Communicable Disease Prevention and Control (BCCDC) and Associate Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia

Matthew wynia MD MPH FACP
Director, Patient and Physician Engagement for Improving Health Outcomes and the Director of the Institute for Ethics at the American Medical Association

Allison McGeer MD FRCPC
Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology and Dalla Lana School of Public Health University of Toronto. Microbiologist & Infectious Disease Consultant, the Director of Infection Control, and the Director, Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research Program, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto]

Michael waite LLM
Partner in Calgary Law firm, Stones Carbert Waite. Mr. Waite has a Masters Degree in Health Law from the University of Alberta and practice experience in a wide range of complex issues in health law.