The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) brings together Canada’s top-ranked health and biomedical scientists and scholars to make a positive impact on the urgent health concerns of Canadians.

The 10-part Dialogue Series, presented by Desjardins, looks to explore some of the key questions facing Canadians and health care today. Through moderated discussions with our expert guest speakers, we will examine and offer insights on topics that are meant to explain elements of and strengthen trust in health sciences.

July 26, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm ETLeadership in health care in times of crisis

  • Dr. Chris Simpson welcomed Dr. Bonnie Henry to discuss key issues on Leadership in health care in times of crisisClick here to view the recording.

August 31, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm ETChallenges and opportunities for creating healthy cities

  • Join Dr. Paul Allison as he welcomes Dr. Patricia O’Campo.  Click here to view the recording.

October 28, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET – Pastures, Pooches and Pandemics: The contributions of veterinarians to a healthy society

  • Join CAHS President-Elect Dr. Jay Cross as he welcomes Dr. Jan Sargeant. Click here to view the recording.

November 25, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm ETThe straw that broke the camel’s back: Health workers during the pandemic

  • Join CAHS President Dr. Sioban Nelson as she welcomes Dr. Ivy Bourgeault. Click here for more information.

February 24, 2022 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm ETScience and Decision Making in the Age of COVID, the Winning Conditions

  • Join CAHS, Dr. Marie-France Raynault, FCAHS, and Dr. Richard Massé, FCAHS. Click to view the recording in English or French.

While attendance is free of charge, we ask that you consider making a donation to CAHS (a charitable organization).

CAHS’s mission is to provide assessments of and advice on key issues relevant to the health of Canadians. Your donation will help us fulfill our vision of improving the health of Canadians through informed advice while creating an opportunity for vital discussions on health and science in Canada.


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