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The creation of this website and the five public educational tools it promotes was made possible by the involvement of many individuals and organizations.

On behalf of the Palliative Institute, we would like to express our profound appreciation to everyone who contributed to these resources and for promoting planning ahead, palliative care awareness and compassionate communities.

We wish to thank the following individuals as well as those who wish to remain anonymous.

Advance Care Planning Advisory Committee

Graham Badry  •  Jasvinder Chana  •  Esha Ray Chaudhuri  •  Charlie Chen  •  Candy Gregory  •  Sheree Kwong See  •  Karen McDonald  •  Nola Ries  •  Jessica Simon  •  Shelley E. Waite

Palliative Care Public Awareness Advisory Committee

Simonne Frere  •  Bill Harder  •  Anne Howard  •  Jillian Lawton  •  Johnna Lowther  •  Samantha Norberg  •  Giri Puligandla

Public Panel

Tooba Ali  •  Shelley Blair  •  Sam Chapple  •  Kristi Litwin  •  Nicole McKenzie  •  Victor Mitchell  •  Susan Moss  •  Prakash Mullick  •  Bill Zheng

Death Cafe Working Group

Michelle Huszar  •  Jessica Johnson  •  Gina Vliet

My Wishes Alberta Working Group

Meera Kassam  •  Alyssa MacKay  •  Karen McDonald  •  Tina-Marie Schwab  •  Jessica Simon  •  LuAnne Sirdiak

PalliLearn Working Group

Emma Buzath  •  Megan Kompf  •  Jillian Lawton  •  Johnna Lowther  •  Fiona McColl  •  Nasreen Omar

Plan Ahead Toolkit Working Group

Esha Ray Chaudhuri  •  Carol Ching  •  Gabriela Jessome  •  Elisa Mori-Torres  •  Nasreen Omar  •  Sally Samuel  •  Bernice Sewell  •  Jessica Simon

Understanding Palliative Care Working Group

Sarah Burton Macleod  •  Richelle Forest  •  Bill Harder  •  Stacey Kuehn  •  Diane Nowlan  •  Vanessa Slobogian  •  Patricia Talarico  •  Michael Wilson

Compassionate Communities Forum Scientific Committee

Trish Biondo  •  Wendy Duggleby  •  Eman Hassan  •  Martin LaBrie  •  Hsien Seow  •  Bonnie Tompkins

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Join us!

The team at Compassionate Alberta is always looking for new collaborators to help us promote planning ahead and palliative care public awareness. If any of these topics interest you and you'd like to help, we'd love to hear from you.

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