Upcoming health care sector events in Ontario

January 30 | André Picard and Rachel Browne: Healthcare Journalism in the Age of Twitter


Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | 8 AM to 9 AM

Hear directly from healthcare journalists on how to effectively work with the media to ensure coverage of your health policy issues in the age of social media and fake news.

Speakers include:
André Picard, the health columnist at The Globe and Mail. and the author of five books, most recently Matters of Life and Death, a collection of essays about the most pressing health issues in Canada. André is an eight-time finalist for the National Newspaper Awards, Canada’s top newspaper prize. He has also been awarded six honorary doctorates, most recently from the University of Toronto and University of British Columbia.

Rachel Browne, a senior reporter at VICE News who covers a wide range of issues including the opioid crisis, crime, and cannabis legalization. She collaborated on VICE Canada’s award-winning Relapse documentary and print series on fentanyl overdoses across Canada, and recently co-produced a short film on the pop-up overdose prevention site for VICE News Tonight on HBO. Before VICE News, Rachel was a reporter at Maclean’s magazine. Her undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto focused on ethics and religion, and she holds a master’s degree in human rights from the London School of Economics.

Li Ka Shing
209 Victoria Street
Toronto, Ontario