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Let’s talk about it: Sunnybrook’s quality dying initiative


Please join us …

When: Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 12–1 p.m.

Where: ICES, G-Wing, Conference Centre (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)

Who: Jeff Myers MD, MSEd, CCFP; W. Gifford-Jones Professor in Pain and Palliative Care; Head & Associate Professor – Division of Palliative Care, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto; Palliative Care Physician, Palliative Care Consult Team, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre; Co-Chair, Ontario Palliative Care Clinical Council

Tracey DasGupta, RN, MN, CON(C); Director of Interprofessional Practice, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre; Adjunct Lecturer, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto.

Topic: Let’s talk about it: Sunnybrook’s quality dying initiative

Learning objectives:

  1. Provide an overview of Sunnybrook’s quality dying initiative.
  2. Describe key elements of the “comfort measures strategy” for persons who are imminently dying.
  3. Appreciate the role for advance care planning conversations in three different care settings.
Jeff Myers 

Jeff Myers

Tracey DasGupta 

Tracey DasGupta


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