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Collaborative Decision-Making Workshop – Integrated Curriculum UBC Health


Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: In-person

Open to Provincial Region, Patient partners across BC


Co-facilitate groups up to 70-80, 2nd year students.
Details of the opportunity: Collaborative Decision-Making Workshop
Workshop learning objectives for students:
1.Analyze the opportunities and barriers to patient & family participation in health care teams.
2.Apply strategies to facilitate collaborative decision-making with other practitioners.
3.Describe how collaborative decision-making is aligned with team-based primary care can improve the coordination of care for patients & families required of co-facilitators.
-Participate in 1 orientation session either Fri Sept 20, 9am-10:15am in person at UNBC Campus OR online Wed, Sept 25, 5:45pm-7pm
-Facilitate on delivery date: Fri Oct 25, 2:00 – 4:00 pm (in person at UBC Point Grey Campus)
-To support any questions related to creating your story ahead of the larger official orientation. we will offer these optional virtual meetings:
• Wednesday September 4, 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
• Wednesday October 16, 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
-Brief touch base meeting or call with your co-facilitator before the workshop
Patient facilitators will receive an honorarium of $275.00 for time facilitating, reviewing materials, & facilitator orientation.

The workshop will be held in-person at University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) in Prince George.


Level of Engagement

This opportunity is at the level of Involve on the IAP2 Spectrum of Public Participation.


  • Willing & comfortable to share health care experiences in a group setting
  • Comfort with public speaking
  • Specific health care experiences [details below]
  • An interest in improving health care services
  • Need to live or be able to commute to Prince George for specific dates listed. Collaborative Decision-Making on multi disciplinary teams
Patient Partners ARE NOT required to be PVN members to participate in this engagement opportunity.

Health Care Partner Contact Information

Mandy Young Community Engagement Coordinator, UBC Health | Patient and Community Partnership for Education (604) 822-8002


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Ovey Yeung

Being involved in the Patient Voices Network has broadened my understanding of the system and helped me empathize with health care challenges and limitations. What matters to me is to walk away feeling that my experience matters, that I matter!