Upcoming Conference - Risky Business: Embracing Uncertainty

Opening Plenary

  • Dr. Nicholas Pearce, Founder and CEO, the Vocati Group; Clinical Associate Professor of Management & Organizations, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management; Assistant Pastor, Apostolic Church of God, Chicago, IL – Inspired Leadership

What’s Artificial about Intelligence?

  • Dr. Anthony Chang, Chief Intelligence & Innovation Officer, Medical Director, The Sharon Disney Lung Medical Intelligence and Innovation Institute (MI3), Orange, CA – Assisted, Augmented, Automated Intelligence
  • Dr. Hector Wong, Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital – Personalized & Precise Medicine
  • Dr. Leo Anthony Celi, Principal Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Assistant Clinical Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA - Information Overload Vs. Interpretation Overload
  • Domenic Crolla, Lawyer & Partner, Gowling WLG – Robodoc, A Second Opinion or Something Altogether Different

Ethics of Risk

  • Dr. Jeff Burns, Chief & Shapiro Chair, Critical Care Medicine; Boston Children’s Hospital; Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Director, OPENPediatrics – Disclosure of Risk
  • Dr. Randi Zlotnik Shaul, Director, Department of Bioethics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto – Uncertainty & Accountability
  • Jaime Watt, Executive Chairman, Navigator Ltd. – Controlling the Message

Law and Risk: Fight Club

  • Dr. Walid Farhat, Urologist and Professor, University of Toronto; Associate Surgeon-in-Chief of Education, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto – Fight Club: Balancing Risks for Care with Risk for Liability
  • Patrick Garon-Sayegh, Doctoral Candidate, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto – Who is the “Expert”?
  • Professor Joan Gilmour, Professor of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto – Tort Reform and Professional Regulation

Getting to the Bottom of Things

  • Dr. Maitreya (Trey) Coffey, Medical Officer for Patient Safety and Staff Pediatrician, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto; Associate Clinical Director, Solutions for Patient Safety – Recurring Risk
  • Dr. Tanya Hewitt, Human & Organizational Performance Specialist, Directorate of Safety Management, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Ottawa – Reacting When Things Go Wrongly Matters
  • Dr. William deCampli, Professor of Surgery, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida; Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery & Co-Director of the Heart Center, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Orlando, FL – The 50-Light Year View

Decision Making

  • Dr. Patricia Trbovich, Badeau Family Research Chair in Patient Safety & Quality Improvement, North York General Hospital; Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto – Adapting to Uncertainty
  • Dr. Andrew Argent, Department Head, Pediatrics & Child Health, University of Cape Town; Red Cross War Memorial Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa – Evaluating Risk in Different Settings
  • Dr. Teodor Grantcharov, Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto; Keenan Chair in Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital; Canada Research Chair in Simulation & Surgical Safety, Toronto – The Operating Room Black Box
  • Professor Ross Baker, Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, University of Toronto; Director, MSc Program in Quality Improvement & Patient Safety; Board Member, University Health Network, Toronto – Reframing Safety

Risk with a View

  • Dr. Simon Parsons, Chief, Pediatric Intensive care, Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary, AB –Overview, Mountaineering and Rescue
  • Will Gadd, Prominent Canadian ice climber, adventurer and paraglider pilot – Calculating Risk and Uncertainty
  • Grant Statham, Accomplished alpinist, leading international avalanche expert & ACMG mountain guide – Alpine Risk and Rescue

Pushing Boundaries: Parents and Patients Reflect on Risk

  • Professor Cheryl Misak, Professor of Philosophy and Former Vice President and Provost, University of Toronto – Shared Decision Making
  • Jessica Lindberg, Parent and Executive Director & Founder, Ethan M. Lindberg Foundation, Chicago, IL – Pushing Boundaries: Sifting Through the Information
  • Zachary Archambault, Parent and Deputy Director, Global Affairs Canada, Ottawa –Pushing Boundaries: Negotiation and Lines of Communication
  • Andre La Rosa, Parent and Chief Information Officer, Martinrea International Inc. - Understanding Risk

How and Why Things Can Go Wrong...and Well

  • Jackie Hubbert, Clinical Director, Child Health Services, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto – Precious Cargo
  • Dr. Jon Woods, Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Critical Care, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT – Precision Evacuation
  • Dr. Adam Campbell, Senior Associate in Human Factors, 30 Forensic Engineering, Toronto – Forensic Engineering

Preparing for the Unexpected

  • Dr. Adelle Atkinson, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Toronto; Director of Postgraduate Medical Education, Department of Pediatrics; The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto – New Generations (XYZ)
  • Dr. Shelly Dev, Director, Resident Education & Co-Director, Fellowship Program, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto – New Training: IQ Vs. EQ
  • Dr. Clyde Matava, Assistant Professor & Director, eLearning and Technology Innovations, Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto; Staff Anesthesiologist & Director, Anesthesia Innovations, Informatics & Technology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto – New Ways to Learn: Augmented Reality
  • Dr. James Drake, Professor of Surgery, Surgeon in Chief and Neurosurgery Division Head, Hospital for Sick Children; Harold Hoffman Shoppers Drug Mart Chair, Pediatric Neurosurgery; Director, Centre for Image Guided Innovation and Therapeutic Intervention (CIGTI), The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto – New Tools

Closing Plenary

  • Professor Jacob (Kobi) Peleg, Professor, Emergency and Disaster Management, Tel Aviv University; Head, Israel National Center for Trauma & Emergency Medicine Research at Gertner Institute; Expert, UN Disaster Assessment & Coordination Agency – Decision Making in Stress and Uncertain Situations