The Health Human Resources Action Group of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer hosted a well-attended cancer workforce symposium, on January 25 to 26, 2010 in Montreal.

The symposium, entitled Inspiring Innovation in Service Delivery: Optimizing the Cancer Workforce, built on innovations from the Service Delivery Models Project. It provided a national platform to collaboratively explore approaches to delivering care that enhance and optimize the skills, knowledge and contributions of the cancer workforce.

The symposium connected over 150 delegates, a diverse group of stakeholders including system planners, administrators, educators, managers, and providers from all regions of the country with a broad range of skills and workplace experiences. Attendees shared common goals: an interest in finding ways to address and overcome the existing and projected deficiencies of health human resources, as well as a commitment to provide quality cancer care to current and future patients.

The cancer workforce symposium was an initial step in fostering collaboration among cancer control community professionals involved in planning, developing and implementing innovative and sustainable approaches to care.

Please find links to presentations and other symposium materials below, and check back regularly for updates.

Last updated: July 13, 2015