It's spring break for Evening Rounds, too!

Please note the next volume of Evening Rounds will be April 21. The third tuesday of the month in March lands during spring break and a quick (unofficial) poll informed us that most people will be away or busy during that time.

See you all in April for another exciting edition of Evening Rounds!

#hccmty Meetup - Building Online Health Communities

One of Evening Rounds' founding members, Robyn Sussel, will be speaking in Toronto for a panel on building online health communities! Check it out!

Building Online Health Communities: The Journey From Virtual to Reality

#hcsmca, #hcldr and Evening Rounds (#eRounds) are teaming up to host a blockbuster meetup in Toronto. Introducing #hccmty (healthcare community)!

Join us February 25 at 6pm ET for power networking and a deep dive into building online communities in health.

Watch the live stream:

Digital Narratives de-coded

The rise of social media and digital and web-based technologies is pushing how we tell “story" into new shapes, forms and directions.

Our Vol. 15 speaker, Daniel Presnell, communication manager at UBC’s Faculty of Medicine, shared innovative digital narratives, tools, and techniques to help newcomers and vets alike expand their storytelling toolkit. Check out his digital narrative about digital narratives!

3 health technology ideas in action

This year’s Evening Rounds lineup has hit the halfway mark! We’re meeting up with health leaders and communicators to talk about ongoing projects and advances being made in the digital space. Join us!

Over the last dozen Evening Rounds, we’ve covered a lot of ground, from crowdsourcing health solutions to mental health app development and getting buy-in from data. You can review those topics on our YouTube channel if you want to relive the magic, right now, here’s a few fascinating topics we haven’t covered (yet).

Survey Results

Thanks to everyone who helped us fill out our Spring survey! As promised, we want to share the results with our Evening Rounds community. So, what did we learn?

Many of you like hearing about specific case studies.

Many first-timers attend because of who is speaking that month.

Spring Survey

We are working with our community to shape the future of Evening Rounds!

Please fill out this simple survey, and share your opinions with us! We read every comment and will use these results to evaluate our programming. We will post the results from this survey next week, so stay tuned to our blog!

Merry Holidays!

We are so thrilled that our little community is growing, growing, growing! Communicators, health practitioners, researchers, and students alike are excited about our Tuesday night shindigs, and we are so happy that people are keen to join in!

In the interest of holiday (in)sanity, Evening Rounds will be taking a break in December, and coming back on January 15th for our first eRounds of the year! Curious? Read on... 

9 Things to Read Before You Attend Evening Rounds Vol. 02

This October we're proud to feature a presentation from the Knowledge Translation team at the Urban Health Research Initiative at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. The presentation will highlight three case studies: The Scientific Evaluation of Vancouver's Supervised Injection Site (Insite); The Vienna Declaration; and Stop the Violence BC. Here is some background reading on each of these case studies to help orient you:

Health Care & Social Media Strategy: An Infographic

Check out this great infographic on social media strategy from our friends at Signals.

Meet your speakers: Kora deBeck and Michaela Montaner

Here at Evening Rounds, we want to do more than just talk. We also want to build a community of health care communicators and their champions, and we also want to have a little bit of fun. To help do this, we want to introduce our speakers at Evening Rounds Vol. 02 to you a little beyond their professional bios. Each month, we’ll be asking them a few question to hear what makes them tick. 

ER: What is your dream of happiness?
KD: Having more time
MM: Evidence-based drug policy

ER: What is your greatest fear?
KD: Snakes
MM: Boredom