Special Presentation by Dr. Christy Sutherland

Please note: Registration closes at 11 AM October 24.

We are pleased to announce a special event for our member groups and allies. Dr. Christy Sutherland, Medical Director of PHS Community Services, will share a keynote address to precede PAN’s Annual General Meeting. She will speak on the topics of a safer drug supply and the question of decriminalization.  We welcome the community, allies and stakeholders to join us for this special presentation.

Dr. Christy Sutherland is a family doctor and diplomat of the American Board of Addiction Medicine who works in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side providing care to Canada’s most vulnerable population.

Dr. Sutherland is the Education Physician Lead with the BC Centre on Substance Use and the Medical Director of the Portland Hotel Society where she leads a team of physicians and nurses who are embedded in low barrier, harm reduction projects, as well as the lead physician for the Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise (RACE) line. She received her MD at Dalhousie University and completed her Family Medicine Residency at UBC in 2010. Dr. Sutherland was recognized as the 2018 British Columbia Family Physician of the Year, as well as the recipient of a City of Vancouver Award for Excellence in 2019.

If you are a PAN member, and have already registered for this event via AGM Mailout, you do not have to register again.

Date: Thursday October 24th 2019

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:20 PM Pacific Time Registration closes at 11 AM