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Join us for the next instalment of the Team Up! Team-Based Primary and Community Care in Action at our April 21, 2022 webinar. We will be joined by representatives of team-based care networks and communities of practice who will share their experience and insights. We will dive into how these groups were formed, how they are used and how they support team-based care in BC.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn about different team-based care communities of practice and networks
  2. Learn how communities of practice and networks support team-based care
  3. Relate your experience(s) with team-based care to others working in primary and community care teams across BC.
  4. Identify opportunities for strengthening team-based care at your local sites.

Speaker Bios

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Christie Newton

Christie Newton is a co-lead for the UBC Health TBC@UBC Network. She is a family physician, an Associate Professor and Associate Head Education and Engagement for the UBC Department of Family Practice. She has a career interest in supporting the collaborative design, implementation and evaluation of community-based teaching clinics within integrated team-based care models. Christie has over 20 years of experience leading collaborative, interprofessional practice and education projects. She hopes the TBC@UBC Network will support connections between different individuals, organizations and regions engaged in similar education, research and innovation in team-based teaching and care.

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Lee Yeates

Lee Yeates is co-facilitator for UBC Health’s TBC@UBC Network. As a registered midwife, Lee combines clinical practice, public scholarship and strategic health system leadership to equip health care providers with evidence-informed frameworks and collaborative skills that enhance team-based practice, and so that patients, families and communities will have equitable access to safe and sustainable health services. Lee co-leads BC’s Rural Obstetrics Network with the Rural Coordination Centre of BC, is Associate Faculty in the School of Leadership Studies at Royal Roads University and is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia.

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Sean Ebert

Sean has practiced rural medicine for the past 25 years. He is a student of quality improvement and systems thinking and has been fortunate to be involved in many projects and programs over the years. He is passionate about primary care and its critical role in equitable, integrated health service delivery.

Sean and his wife Nicole recently transitioned to part-time clinical practice and moved from Vanderhoof to Coldstream. They’re blessed to be healthy and active, and enjoy a multitude of recreational and outdoor activities. They miss their three kids who are off enjoying their secondary school experiences.

This information is collected by the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council under section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to send you registration information. If you have any questions about the collection of this information, please contact: Lara Mclachlan, Director, Health System Improvement (Primary & Community Care), 201-750 Pender Street W, Vancouver, BC at 416.316.9733.


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