2018 Western Regional PH Symposium

In September of 2018, PHA Canada welcomed nearly 200 PH patients, caregivers, medical professionals, and supporters to the first Western Regional PH Symposium in Vancouver, BC. We presented a full day of learning sessions and discussion groups designed to give participants the knowledge, skills, and confidence for successfully managing life with PH. Thank you to our speakers and group leaders for sharing their time and expertise!

Get Access to the 2018 Western Regional PH Symposium

We want to give everyone a chance to benefit from the sessions that took place. That is why we have included handouts from the various sessions, as well as videos from the opening and closing plenaries. If you have any specific questions or would like to know more about specific sessions or topics, free to send an e-mail to info@phacanada.ca.


Here are videos from both the opening and closing plenaries as well as a special 10th Anniversary Keynote from Angie Knott, Former PHA Canada National Manager:

Opening Plenary: Living Well with Chronic Illness

Moderated by Jamie Myrah, Executive Director of PHA Canada
Speakers: Judy Dahl, Child Life Specialist; Betty Ross, Retired PH Nurse; Tarya Laviolette, PH Patient; 

10th Anniversary Keynote

Introduction by Tarya Laviolette
Speaker: Angie Knott, Former PHA Canada National Manager

Closing Plenary: The Future of Pulmonary Hypertension Therapies

Moderated by Dr. Lisa Mielniczuk, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Speakers: Dr. John Swiston, University of British Columbia; Dr. Duncan Stewart, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute; Dr. Sanjay Mehta, London Health Sciences Centre 


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