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Learn from the best. Each year, Rotman hosts over 100 public talks by bestselling authors, management executives and other thought leaders, many from the health sector and life sciences. The insights shared by these speakers have an extraordinary impact.

Rotman Life Sciences Link and Learn Series

Foundations Module (open to current Rotman students only)

Wednesday September 6, 2017 - Module 1: Public Sector 101 presented by Prof. Brian Golden
Friday September 8, 2017 - Module 2: Private Sector 101 presented by Prof. Will Mitchell

Procurement Module

Tuesday October 10, 2017 - Session 1: The Current State and Evolution of Healthcare Procurement presented by David Yundt
Monday October 23, 2017 - Session 2: Procurement and Innovation Panel Discussion

Global Health Module

Monday November 13, 2017 - Session 1: Topic TBA
Thursday April 12, 2017 - Session 2: A New Strategy for Global Health presented by Prof. Anita McGahan

Health IT Module

Thursday November 9, 2017 - Session 1: Digitizing Health and the Consumer - What does it mean to put patients first?
Wednesday December 6, 2017 - Session 2: How Ontario's Digital Entrepreneurs Are Creatively Destroying and Modernizing Healthcare
Tuesday February 13, 2018 - Session 3: Big Data in Healthcare
Tuesday March 6, 2018 - Session 4: innovating Entrants to Healthcare Delivery: How they are Changing the Way We Think About Delivering Care

Medtech Module

Wednesday January 24, 2018 - Session 1: Overview of the Medtech Sector
Wednesday February 14, 2018 - Session 2: Entrepreneurial Perspectives on Medtech Strategy
Wednesday February 28, 2018 - Session 3: Entrepreneurial Perspectives on Medtech Strategy
Wednesday March 14, 2018 - Session 4: Entrepreneurial Perspectives on Medtech Strategy

All current Rotman students, staff and faculty are eligible to register for the above sessions free of charge. To sign up, login to RWorld and visit the event calendar.

If you are outside of Rotman and interested in attending any of the above sessions, there is a registration fee. For full details and to register please visit www.rotman.utoronto.ca/events.

Rotman Link and Learn Series Certificate

For those who attend sessions in the Link and Learn Series you may be eligible for a certificate of completion. Five modules are offered annually:

  1. Foundations Module - Requires attendance at both introductory sessions: Introduction to Canada’s Public Healthcare Sector; and Introduction to Canada’s Private Healthcare Sector
  2. Health IT Module - Requires attendance at all four Healthcare IT sessions
  3. Procurement Module - Requires attendance at both Healthcare Procurement sessions
  4. Medtech Module - Requires attendance at all four Medtech sessions
  5. Global Health Module – Requires attendance at both Global Health Sessions

The certificate is available to all Rotman students, as well as anyone from the broader public (with the exception of the Foundations Module sticker, which is only available to Rotman students). A person may take up to two years to complete the necessary sessions for a certification. Details of events will be posted above and updated on an on-going basis.

For more information on the Rotman Link and Learn Series Certificate please contact Rosemary Hannam, Senior Research Associate - Centre for Health Sector Strategy, at rosemary.hannam@rotman.utoronto.ca.

PAST EVENTS

Centre Health Sector Strategy Speaker Series Events

High Quality Low Cost Medications: Allan Oberman

Allan Oberman is president & CEO of Teva Americas Generics, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Innovative Healthcare Delivery: Dr. Darren Larsen

Innovative Entrants to Healthcare Delivery: How they are Changing the Way We Think About Delivering Care

Innovative Healthcare Delivery: Dr. Michael Guerriere

Innovative Entrants to Healthcare Delivery: How they are Changing the Way We Think About Delivering Care

Innovative Healthcare Delivery: Dr. Thom Tyson

Innovative Entrants to Healthcare Delivery: How they are Changing the Way We Think About Delivering Care

Lessons from Cancer Care Ontario: Michael Sherar

TOPIC: Yes, We can Achieve Health System Integration: Lessons from Cancer Care Ontario Rotman

Stryker's Strategy for Leadership in MedTech: CEO Kevin Lobo (MBA '95)

In Discussion with: Will Mitchell, Anthony Fell Chair in New Technologies and Commercialization, Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management

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