The Council on Palliative Care


FREE Workshops

“There are only four kinds of people in the world –

 those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers,

those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregivers.” 

Rosalynn Carter

Tuesday April  16th.  2013,   6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Grief and loss for the patient and the family.

Dr. Marc Hamel PhD

Christopher MacKinnon MA OPQ

 Palliative Care McGill is an interdisciplinary network of clinicians, educators, researchers, allied-health professionals, volunteers and support staff who work together across five teaching hospitals to provide top-quality palliative care, education, and research.

Dr Mark Hamel, PhD, is Clinical Director of the Psychosocial Oncology Program, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), in Montreal. He has conducted wide-ranging research in the palliative care of patients with cancer, HIV and Alzheimer’s.

Dr Christopher MacKinnon specializes in the domains of sexuality, relationships, coping with pain and illness, as well as having particular expertise in loss and bereavement.


Light refreshments will be served.


Temple Emanu-el Beth Shalom    

4100 Sherbrooke Street West, Westmount

(entrance at 395 Elm Ave)

Atwater Metro

Buses: 24, 104, 138


Free of charge.  For further information, please contact:

The Council on Palliative Care 



April 11, 2013