Thursday, January 18, 2024


 Emergency and critical care physician at McMaster University Hospital

Death Interrupted:  How Modern Medicine is complicating the way we die.

Dr. Blair Bigham is an award-winning journalist, scientist and physician who trained in emergency and critical care medicine at McMaster and Stanford Universities. He was a Global Journalism Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Associate Scientist at St Michael’s Hospital.  His work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, newscasts, podcasts, and medical journals. He is co-host of the CMAJ Podcast and deputy editor at

He witnesses the relationship between wealth and health on a daily basis, and reports on the undertold stories of patients, healthcare providers, and the systems that help or fail them.

His first book, Death Interrupted: How modern medicine is complicating the way we die was released Sept. 2022, and will be available to purchase at the event.

Oakville Conference Centre

2515 Wyecroft Road, Oakville (QEW & Bronte Rd.)

Registration/Cash Bar 6 pm; Dinner & Speaker 7 – 9:30 pm

Members $60 Non-Members $70

Dinner reservations are required.

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Ticket sales deadline is midnight Monday January 15, 2024. 

Cancellation deadline Monday, January 15.  Please review event policies.

Memberships (12 months rolling) $40 Single; $70 Family