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All Over the Map. The SRPC Global Health Series

  • 10-Oct-2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom


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Is This A Good Idea? ER Capacity Building in Ethiopia

60 minute presentation including Q&A


  1. Provision of an example of ER capacity building work in Ethiopia.
  2. An illustration of how this work may sit in an ethical framework.
  3. A discussion of how individuals may interact or integrate into projects of this nature.

Steve is an emergency physician based in Haliburton, Ontario. He is a staff physician at Haliburton Highlands Health Services,is a member of the ER staff at Peterborough Regional Health Centre and is a locus ER physician At Annapolis Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville, Nova Scotia.

He has also worked regularly as a locum at Inuvik Regional Hospital and at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook, Newfoundland.

He has an active interest in international health, particularly in knowledge sharing for local capacity building.

He is the Chair of the Global Health Committee of the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada and a member of the Global Health Committee of CAEP.

Steve has previously been involved with Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief in various roles since 1997 including Chair of the Board at CPAR, co-Chair of the Programs Advisory Committee and is a clinical lead for the Fitche Hospital capacity building project and the Gondar University Hospital trauma project.

He is currently working with the staff at Gondar University Hospital on a trauma care improvement project.

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