This year’s conference will feature eight different themes:
- Championing health equity and social justice – Interventions that advance human rights and break down systemic barriers to good health.
- System transformation strategies – Creating more adaptive systems and enhancing leadership to promote population health and solve complex problems that impact community health and wellbeing.
- Advancing people- and community-centred services and programs – Initiatives, tools and tactics that put the needs of individuals, families and communities at the centre of service planning, improvement and delivery.
- Mental health and addictions – Expanding access to services with a focus on comprehensive harm reduction approaches and building partnerships and networks.
- Building high performing interprofessional teams – Strategies that improve access, strengthen performance, collaboration and leadership for equitable health outcomes.
- Truth and reconciliation – Confronting racism and reducing health disparities for Indigenous peoples, creating new systems and structures that respect the right for self-determination and self-governance in the delivery of services.
- Demonstrating value and impact – Innovations and quality improvement initiatives that gather, analyze and mobilize information to demonstrate better population health and inform evidence-based decisions about practices and policies.
- Maximizing community governance – Enhancing the leadership role of community boards in health system transformation.