Open Plenary, Institute for Work & Health

4 April 2017


Doctors and workers’ compensation: how system design shapes doctors’ roles

Katherine Lippel 
Canada Research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law, University of Ottawa

Linn Holness 
Associate Scientist IWH, Professor Dalla Lana School of Public Health &  Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

How are the roles of doctors in the workers’ compensation system different in Quebec and Ontario? In this plenary, Professor Katherine Lippel shares findings from a qualitative and comparative regulatory study, conducted in both provinces, to examine the impact of regulatory contexts on the roles and practices of doctors and other players in the system.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto

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