Palliative care: Integrating best practices and tools throughout the care journey

Monday, November 6th
2:30 – 3:20 p.m.

The end of life is a stressful and emotional time for everyone experiencing the death of someone close. Palliative care researchers and practitioners will discuss how access to palliative care can make this journey more humane and compassionate. This session will explore how to integrate best practices and emerging tools that support caregivers throughout the continuum of end-of-life care.


Zelda Freitas

Clinical Senior Advisor, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal and Adjunct Professor, McGill University


Shelley Cory, MA

Executive Director, Canadian Virtual Hospice

Dr. Hsien Seow, PhD

Canada Research Chair in Palliative Care and Health System Innovation, McMaster University

Mary Lou Kelley, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Lakehead University