Members, we look forward to seeing you at the annual general meeting: 11:30 a.m. to noon.
Dr. Verna Yui, Alberta Health Services President and CEO, will begin her presentation at noon.
As healthcare in the 21st century charts new frontiers led by breathtaking advancements in technology, there is a danger that health systems could lose their focus on patients and families and be blinded to their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
Dr. Verna Yiu will discuss how Alberta Health Services (AHS) uses storytelling to help those working in healthcare recognize the power of relationships and understand how one-on-one connections are crucial to achieving outstanding patient outcomes and experiences. Dr. Yiu’s presentation will include examples of AHS multimedia storytelling. Come and learn how you, as a communicator, can include the power of stories in your own outreach.
Dr. Verna Yiu, Alberta Health Services, President & CEO
Dr. Verna Yiu is a longtime front-line care provider and healthcare administrator who has served as President and CEO of Alberta Health Services (AHS), Canada’s first and largest province-wide health system, since January 2016.
A firm believer in the power of relationships and collaboration, Dr. Yiu has used her leadership skills to bring together clinicians, researchers, policymakers, patients and families in order to drive continuous learning and patient-focused improvements in healthcare outcomes and experiences. She continues to practice as a pediatric nephrologist and is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta.
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