Bridging health services and research through networks and collaboration: A tale of two cities
Thursday 6th May 2021, 7pm AEST/9pm NZT
In this webinar, Dr Jean-Frédéric Levesque will reflect on his work in the academia and policy realm to highlight the polarities often erected as barriers for both sectors to work collaboratively. He will draw on examples from recent collaboration across industry, clinical, policy, and academia to drive health care service innovation and system improvements in clinical care. Dr Levesque will discuss how he has built networks across all aspects of the health sector including facilitators and challenges to building collaboration. He will also highlight more specific opportunities for primary care to collaborate with government to drive service improvements.
Dr Jean-Frédéric Levesque is the Chief Executive of the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation.
Jean-Frédéric is a leader in healthcare system analysis and improvement, combining experience in clinical practice in refugee health and tropical medicine, in clinical governance and in academic research. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity at the University of New South Wales. Jean-Frédéric has a Medical Degree, a Masters in Community Health and a Doctorate in Public Health from the Université de Montréal, Canada. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada in Preventive Medicine and Public Health. He is a member of the Strategic Analytic Advisory Committee of the Canadian Institute of Health Information and a member of the HealthShare NSW Board. Prior to joining NSW Health, Jean-Frédéric held senior positions responsible for publicly reporting information about the Canadian health system at the Institut National de Santé Publique du Québec and the Commissaire a la santé et au bien-etre du Québec and he was a Visiting Academic at the University of Melbourne.
Why join us
An opportunity for real-time discussion and cross-pollination of ideas between members. You will hear from leading and emerging primary health care academics from Australia and New Zealand.
What we will achieve
Build a research community for primary health care academics from all disciplines and foster dissemination of high quality research by experts in the field.
Who should join us
AAAPC members and non-members from all disciplines with an interest in primary health care research.
We aim to run biannual interactive webinars on topics of relevance to primary health care research.
Webinars will last one hour and include an interactive session where you can ask questions of the expert presenters.
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