COVID-19 AND CYSTIC FIBROSIS ASK THE EXPERT SERIES
Do you have questions about COVID-19 and cystic fibrosis? If you live with CF or care for someone with CF, we invite you to join us for a special “Ask the Experts” Question and Answer webinar series.
Cystic Fibrosis Canada will be hosting a webinar series during this uncertain time, to help you get the information you need. Each webinar will feature different CF clinicians who will answer questions from the CF community about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting their lives. Submit your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. NOTE: we will do our best to accommodate everyone who wants to attend the live session, but there may be restrictions on teleconferencing lines. All sessions will be recorded and shared for future viewing and information.
SUBMIT YOUR QUESTIONS to email@example.com
Session one: April 1, 2020, 12PM-1PM EDT.
The series kicked off on April 1st with Dr. Valerie Waters from SickKids Hospital and Dr. Anne Stephenson from St. Michael’s Hospital.
Session two: April 8, 2020, 12PM-1PM EDT.
The physicians scheduled for session two are:
Dr. Ranjani Somayaji, Adult CF Clinic, University of Calgary, AB
Dr. Mark Chilvers, Paediatric CF Clinic, BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver
SESSION THREE: APRIL 15, 2020, 12PM-1PM EDT.
The themes for this week’s session will be Mental Health, and Employment/Financial Supports.
The two expert social workers are:
Annie Thomas-Diceman from St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto
Pat MacDiarmid from St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver
Session four: June 3, 2020, 12PM-1PM EDT
The theme for the session will be re-integration into society after the provincial lock downs end.
The confirmed Experts are:
Annie Thomas-Diceman (CF Social Worker, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto)
Mark Chilvers (CF Clinic Director, BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver)
Stay tuned for updates on other participating CF clinicians and dates for further sessions.
For more information on COVID-19 and the CF community please refer to the COVID-19 and CF information section of our website. Cystic Fibrosis Canada is here for you. If you need help or information during the pandemic, please reach out to us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 1-800-378-2233 ext. 403, and we will do our best to help and/or find the information you are looking for.
Session One Video: April 1, 2020
SESSION TWO VIDEO: APRIL 8, 2020
SESSION THREE VIDEO: APRIL 15, 2020 - mental health and employment/ financial supports
June 20, 2020 - July 26, 2020
GearUp4CF 2020 - Virtual Ride
It's time to fundraise for our 15th annual GearUp4CF - now virtual! Register now at GearUp4CF.ca
GearUp4CF has been converted to a virtual ride for 2020! Register for free, set a personal fundraising goal and complete your ride, your way, between June 20 - July 26, 2020!
Sign up today to help fundraise for a world without CF.
Holly and Corey Smith along with their team of family and friends have been longtime participants of the Kinsmen Club of Sackville Curling Funspiel and the Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History. Holly also sits on the Funspiel planning committee and took time to share her story with Kinsmen Andy Robinson.