Hear from our past participants

"The lectures were engaging, entertaining and effective in helping interprofessional healthcare collaborations."

 

"The Education Conference was well planned, very focused and interesting."

 

"It was wonderful to see health professionals from different institutions and specialties coming together to share their knowledge and experiences."

Prof John Gilbert
Principal & Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia, College of Health Disciplines, Canada

 

Dr John Gilbert is founding Principal & Professor Emeritus, College of Health Disciplines, University of British Columbia. He is a Senior Scholar, World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre on Health Workforce Planning and Research, Dalhousie University; Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dalhousie University. He holds the DR. TMA Pai Endowment Chair in Interprofessional Education & Practice, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India, and is an Adjunct Professor, University of Technology, Sydney. He is the Founding Chair, The Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative.

He has been an Adjunct Professor at the National University of Malaysia. He was Co-Chair of the WHO Study Group on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice. He was elected a Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, in 2008. He was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in April 2012.

Dr Gilbert was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada, Canada’s highest civilian award, in July 2011. He received the degree Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa from Dalhousie University in June 2016. He was the recipient of the Pioneer Award, National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, USA, 2017 for his ground-breaking work in advancing the field of interprofessional practice and education.

Prof John Gilbert's Sessions