June 1, 2023

Our monthly update keeps you informed on our network projects and initiatives! Below are a few highlights. Make sure to check out the latest issue below.

Annual meeting celebrates successes, looks ahead to new opportunities

The 2023 Can-SOLVE CKD Annual Meeting took place May 7 – 9 in Halifax. After four long years apart, our team finally had the opportunity to reunite in-person. Researchers, patient partners, policy-makers and funders from coast to coast came together in Halifax – the ancestral land of the Mi’kmaq people – to celebrate the end of Phase 1 and to look ahead to what the future brings with Phase 2.

Network members share stories and inspire change at major national conference

A diverse panel of Can-SOLVE CKD members took the stage at the Canadian Nephrology Society Annual General Meeting to emphasize the importance of including patient partners in the research process.

The panel discussion was part of a special symposium jointly organized by Can-SOLVE CKD, the Canadian Society of Nephrology, and the Canadian Association of Nephrology Administrators.

Celebrating the 2023 Can-SOLVE CKD award recipients   

We are pleased to announce that Arlene Desjarlais is this year’s recipient of the Barbara Ann LeGay award for Patient-Oriented Research. Arlene, thank you so much for your invaluable contributions to Can-SOLVE CKD and the broader kidney community! You have truly ensured that Glen’s legacy lives on.

We are pleased to announce the Howard Vincent Reconciliation Award recipient is Heather Harris! Thank you for leading us on the right path Heather, and creating the space necessary for us to take the steps towards reconciliation as an entire network.


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