Uncovering the Role of Middle Managers in the Implementation of Innovations in Cancer Care

Feb 6,2017 | Consortium_staff Webinars

Knowledge Translation Canada National Seminar Series
Date(s): February 9, 2017 12:00 PM-1:00 PM ET
Presented by: Robin Urquhart

The February session of the Knowledge Translation Canada National Seminar Series will be presented by Dr. Robin Urquhart. Dr. Urquhart is an Assistant Professor and Knowledge Translation Scientist in the Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, with cross appointments in Community Health and Epidemiology and Medical Education. She is also a Senior Scientist at the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute and Affiliate Scientist at the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Dr. Urquhart’s research expertise lies in health services research and implementation science, related to cancer and palliative care. She has built an active research program investigating how new tools, technologies, and practices move into cancer care practice and policy. Dr. Urquhart also holds a graduate degree in Exercise Sciences, and bachelor degrees in Kinesiology and Journalism.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the substantive role middle managers play in implementation processes
  • Identify factors influencing their commitment to innovation implementation
  • Consider potential strategies to optimize their role in innovation implementation

Next sessions:

  • March 9
  • April 13
  • May 11

Recordings of each session will be available on KT Canada’s website.