WELCOME TO THE CANADIAN UNDERGRADUATE CONFERENCE ON HEALTHCARE
Hosted by Queen's University
The Canadian Undergraduate Conference on Healthcare (CUCOH) is a three-day conference that enables undergraduate students to engage in hands-on workshops, discussions and seminars that showcase the multidisciplinary nature of healthcare. Not only is CUCOH the largest conference at Queen’s University, but it is also the largest student-run healthcare conference of its kind in Canada. Last year, CUCOH was pleased to welcome over 375 undergraduate students from 21 universities across Canada.
CUCOH is committed to providing our delegates with a rewarding and eye-opening experience. We strive to select a diverse range of speakers, seminars, and discussion topics that are representative of some of the most pertinent and complex healthcare issues. Delegates engage in a wide variety of interactive workshops, including: suturing, casting, laparoscopic surgery, examining cadavers, and more!
Our 13th annual conference will focus on the theme, “Medicine in the Modern World,” and will be held at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario from November 10th-12th, 2017. Our goal is for delegates to gain an understanding of what a profession in the healthcare industry involves—innovation, collaboration and a pursuit for improvement. It is our hope that tomorrow’s healthcare professionals begin fostering these qualities today, especially in light of an increasing demand for capable and well-rounded professionals that will make a difference in the Canadian healthcare industry. It is in this spirit of collaboration that we bring you the 13th annual Canadian Undergraduate Conference on Healthcare.
We look forward to seeing you at CUCOH 2017,
Chair of CUCOH 2017
"...PARTICULAR ATTENTION WILL BE PAID TO DEVELOPING AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE INTELLECTUAL AND POLITICAL CLIMATES OF THE HEALTHCARE ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH TOMORROW'S PROFESSIONALS WILL BE WORKING."
- Present a cohesive overview of the current state of Canadian healthcare and explore specific areas of future change, especially those relevant over the ten years.
- Increase the exchange of knowledge between professionals and students from across Canada by facilitating interdisciplinary discussions and debates.
- Encourage student research (at the undergraduate and graduate level) in the sciences through a poster and an oral competition.
- Present a broad perspective of the Canadian medical sector by introducing a range of topics that highlights the diversity of health-related professions.
- Initiate a well-informed and proactive generation of leaders by providing early involvement in diverse health- related professions which will better shape the future of Canadian healthcare