Creating our Future: Help us shape future health and care

Watch back

Catch-up on our Creating Our Future event hosted on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, using the links below. 

Watch back on the opening remarks

Highlights: Opening address by Frank Feighan T.D., Minister of State for Public Health, Wellbeing & the National Drugs Strategy; and Dr Jennifer Brennan, member of the Creating Our Future Campaign Steering Committee and Director of Research, Innovation & Engagement, Technological Higher Education Association (THEA), shares background on this important national initiative and how it came about.

Watch back on the discussion session 'Thinking outside the box'

Overview: Dr Mairéad O’Driscoll, Chief Executive, Health Research Board, explores what ‘thinking outside the box’ actually means in the context of health and care.

Watch back on the discussion session 'Thinking differently about how we do health'

Overview: Dr Kevin Smith, President & CEO and Dr Andrew Boozary, Executive Director of Population Health and Social Medicine at University Health Network, Toronto, share their case study about an innovative social medicine initiative that puts ‘thinking outside the box’ into practice and makes a meaning difference in the lives of those most in need.

Watch back on the panel discussion  

Overview: Anne Lawlor, public representative and founding member of 22q11 Ireland Support Group, joins featured speakers for a panel discussion to share their perspectives on how and why this national initiative has the power to shape the future of health research in Ireland.