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April 11, 2012

Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov / Sid Robinovitch

Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov
April 17, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Dignity Therapy: Final Words for Final Days

Maintaining dignity for patients approaching death is a core principle of palliative care. 
Dignity therapy has been designed to address many of the challenges that patients and their families face as they grapple with the reality of life drawing to a close. 

Chochinov argues that dignity therapy offers a way to preserve meaning and hope for patients approaching death. 

Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov is Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at the U of M and Director of the Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit at CancerCare Manitoba.
He has been lauded for his contributions to palliative care. He is Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. 
This event is presented in association with Hospice & Palliative Care Manitoba.

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Sid Robinovitch: Choral Odyssey 
April 17, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove

Sid Robinovitch’s music has been featured by the Elmer Iseler Singers, the Vancouver Chamber Choir, the Canadian Piano Trio, and the Winnipeg, Toronto, and Louisville Symphony Orchestras. 

In 2010 an entire concert of his choral works was presented by the Winnipeg Singers under the directon of Yuri Klas. 
That performance, its recording and release are the focus of Robinovitch’s talk.

He has also written music for film and TV.  He is best known for his theme for The Newsroom. Klezmer Suite received a Prairie Music Award.  Sefarad, featuring his music for guitar, received both Juno and Western Canadian Award nominations. 

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