Conference 2023

MTABC Annual Conference

Saturday, November 4th, 2023

IN PERSON at the Health Sciences Association Building in New Westminster


Conference Theme:
“Moving our Profession Forward: Promoting Access and Person-Centered Care”


Keynote Speaker: Dr. Drew Clark PhD, HEC-C, RCC, MTA

Dr. Drew B. A. Clark is an Assistant Professor in The University of British Columbia School of Nursing, living and working on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam people). Dr. Clark is a healthcare ethicist (HEC-C), clinical counsellor (RCC), and music therapist (MTA, MT-BC). Their clinical practice has primarily been in mental health, substance use, palliative, pediatric, and gender-affirming care. Dr. Clark’s research focuses on healthcare ethics and health equity. Through qualitative, participatory, and empirical ethics research, as well as arts-based knowledge translation, they contribute to the scholarly literature and health professions education in areas such as clinical ethical decision-making and healthcare access for marginalized and underserved populations.