Our education activities address the needs of academics, practicing healthcare professionals and the general public.

Structured practice-based academic rotations for university and CEGEP students in medicine, nursing and social work

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Continuous education and training for healthcare professionals, including:

Engaging community physicians, nurses and social workers in a palliative approach to care, addressing contemporary issues and needs

More information on our 1-day palliative care conferences for healthcare professionals


Public education, including:

  • Community lecture series on palliative care
  • Four-day program for 15-18-year old students interested in palliative care

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Knowledge Exchange

Our knowledge exchange activities focus on building and delivering customized information, toolkits, change management and start up assistance.

The QELCA© (Quality End of Life Care for All) program is designed to enable and empower teams of health and social care practitioners from acute, community or home care settings who wish to build their palliative care capabilities. The program comprises a five-day session (classroom and practice-based) followed by six monthly work-based Action Learning sessions.

More information about the Quality End of Life Care for All (QELCA©) program


Our support programs for teams across different care settings and communities help them build and strengthen their palliative care capabilities.


Our research focuses on collaborating with investigators and teams to improve palliative care access and practice.

Our first sponsored research initiative is a “Compassionate Communities” demonstration project aimed at engaging our local communities to care for their citizens with life limiting illnesses.