Canadian Medical Association

Canadian Medical Association

November 11, 2008 12:09 ET

Media Advisory: CMA President Dr. Robert Ouellet Will Address Health Sciences Students of the Universite de Montreal on Nov. 12, 2008

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 11, 2008) - Canadian Medical Association (CMA) President, Dr. Robert Ouellet, will be the guest speaker at a symposium organized by the Regroupement des Associations etudiantes en Sciences de la sante of Universite de Montreal on Wednesday, November 12, 2008. The theme of the symposium is "The future of the health system in Quebec."

In his speech, Dr. Ouellet will discuss how Canada's health care system can be transformed, the public-private interface and patient-focused medical practice.



Date: Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008

Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Location: Agora Morris et Rosalind-Goodman, salle S1-151
Pavillon Jean-Coutu
Universite de Montreal


(i) Please note that the speech will be in French and English copies will be available.

Dr. Ouellet and the symposium's coordinator, Mr. Thomas Nguyen will be available for interviews before and after the symposium. Copies of the speech will also be made available before the symposium (under embargo until 6:00pm Nov. 12, 2008 ET).

Contact Information

  • Canadian Medical Association
    For interviews or copies of the speech: Lucie Boileau
    Media relations manager
    613-731-8610 / 800-663-7336 x1266
    613-447-0866 (cell.)
    lucie.boileau@cma.ca