AFHTO 2019 Conference: introducing our patient speaker

August 15, 2019

Dufferin Area FHT patient-Stephen

Introducing Stephen

Stephen, a patient with Dufferin Area FHT, will be joining us at the AFHTO 2019 Conference, “Health System Integration Built on the Foundation of Team-Based Primary Health Care”.

He’ll speak about his experience with interprofessional team-based care after Dr. Rueben Devlin at the closing plenary. You can learn more about Stephen’s story and living with rheumatoid arthritis watching this video here.


Patients are speaking at multiple concurrent sessions, including:



 Our early bird deadline of Sep. 4 is now less than 3 weeks away.

Patients and students (including residents) get discounted rates!

We also have volunteer opportunities onsite for deeply discounted registration, such as registration desk, attendee assistance at breakfast and lunch and wayfinding. Email us for more information.

And don’t forget, members get 50% off registration. Email us if you haven’t gotten your access code.


Hotel rate deadline next Monday, August 19           

Distillery District Westin site
Stroll through the Distillery Historic District, one of Toronto's newest areas for arts, culture, food and entertainment. It’s only 1.8 kilometres from the hotel.


Book your hotel room before August 19. This ensures you get our group rate. After this date, rooms are released to the public. Prices start at $222. That’s more than $100 discount on current rates!



Conference Highlights:

For general information, you can visit our conference page.  

We look forward to seeing you at the AFHTO 2019 Conference!

This Group Learning program has been reviewed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and is awaiting final certification by the College’s Ontario Chapter.

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 6.5 Category II credits towards their maintenance of certification requirement.


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