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Preventable Medical Errors and Patient Advocacy (MedReal)

January 18 @ 12:30 - 13:30

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Come learn about patient advocacy and avoiding medical errors from a patient’s own personal experience on Thursday January 18th at 12:30pm!
Dr. Robin McGee is a Registered Clinical Psychologist, mother, wife, educator, and friend. Living in Nova Scotia, she has worked in health and education settings for over 30 years. She has been very active in advocacy, mentorship, and fundraising on behalf of cancer patients. In particular, she has been involved in provincial, national, and international initiatives aimed at improving standards of cancer care. She has been awarded the Canadian Cancer Society’s highest honour, the National Medal of Courage. Robin was also decorated by the Governor General of Canada with the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers . Her book The Cancer Olympics has won seven literary awards, and was listed among the best 55 self-published books of 2015. She has undergone treatment for recurring colorectal cancer.

She asks that students please read the first chapter of her book to know her story more found here for FREE: http://www.thecancerolympics.com/uploads/2/5/6/9/25690194/thecancerolympics_third_edition_am_ch1.pdf

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January 18
12:30 - 13:30
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