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Brown Bag Lunch Series: Trends in Pre-Hospital Research: Opportunities for Engagement

April 25 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

We are delighted to have Floyd Besserer, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Emergency Physician/Trauma Team Leader, University Hospital of Northern British Columbia, Critical Care Paramedic and BCEHS Medical Consultant North Central, present on:

Paramedicine is an emerging profession that is driving the delivery of quality health care in today’s complex medical systems.

This presentation will provide an overview of international, national and provincial pre-hospital research initiatives and how they integrate within the healthcare system. We will explore opportunities for engagement in pre-hospital research from a multidisciplinary perspective.

The Brown Bag Lunch series is a joint initiative between Northern Health and UNBC to promote health research in the North. Brown Bag Lunch is a series of free lunchtime seminars taking place the fourth Thursday of every month and features a variety of health research topics and presenters. The presentations are held at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) and available remotely via WebEx. Each luncheon is scheduled for 45 minutes.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch with them and listen to presentations. Registration is not required. And if you can’t make it to the event in person, you can also participate via teleconference!

Upcoming Sessions 2019:

  • May 23, 2019 – Conceptualizing “patient-oriented” for population health research.
    Presented by Chelsea Pelletier.
  • June 27, 2019 – Co-Creating Meaningful Patient Oriented Participatory Research on Gardening and Horticultural Therapy in a Long-Term Care Facility
    Presented by Shannon Freeman and Rebecca Farris

The Innovation and Development Commons (IDC) is a partnership between Northern Health and the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). It aims to facilitate education, research, and innovation in the North, ultimately improving the quality of life and health outcomes for Northerners. For more information about the IDC, contact Tammy Hoefer at 250-649-7698 or

Learn more about the series and participate.

Written by Thais Freitas


April 25
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:


Northern Health


University Hospital of Northern BC (Learning & Development Centre)
1475 Edmonton Street
Prince George, BC V2M 1S2 Canada
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