The Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship
November 24, 2022
Dr. Dolly Dastoor, PhD, "There's no place like home - thoughts on aging in place"
November 18, 2021
Elizabeth Anne Kinsella, PhD, "Searching for Calm in the Tsunami: Mindfulness in the Rehabilitation Professions"
November 5, 2020
Luca 'Lazylegz' Patuelli, M.S.M.: "No Excuses, No Limits - Adapt, stay positive, and learn to do things your own way"
The 10th Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship
November 7, 2019
Mr. Steven Estey, MA: "The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Paradigm Shift in Disability Rights"
The 9th Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship
November 8, 2018
Dr. Rachel Thibeault, OC :"From small changes to greater wellness: simple strategies applicable in daily life"
The 8th Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship
November 9, 2017
Dr. Tom Chau: "Listen to me, I have something to say; Access innovations for nonverbal children and youth with disabilities"
The 7th Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship
November 24, 2016
Dr. Stephanie Nixon: "Global Health and Rehabilitation: New Perspectives on Equity and Inclusion"
The 6th Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship
November 19, 2015
Dr. Patrice (Tamar) Weiss: "Rehabilitation Technologies; Thrive or Dive", OR: "Disruptive Technologies in Rehabilitation"
The 5th Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship
November 27, 2014
Dr. Gaétan Tardif: "Rehabilitation Professionals and Paralympians: winners on and off the field"
The Coming of Age of the Rehabilitation Sciences
November 28, 2013
Dr. Carol Richards, researcher, professor at Université Laval, who has dedicated her career to the rehabilitations sciences, in Québec, in Canada, and abroad.
The Adaptability of Rehabilitation Science: A Half Century Perspective from a SPOT Grad
November 29, 2012
Her Excellency Dr. Sharon Johnston, wife of the Governor General of Canada and graduate of the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy.
Empathy, Evidence and Excellence: The Role of Professional Education in Research-Intensive Universities
November 22, 2010
Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University and Professor in Medicine. A distinguished psychiatric epidemiologist, she has dedicated her career to the advancement of higher education, science and innovation, in Canada and internationally, advising governments and other organizations on the role that universities and research play in advancing international competitiveness and enriching societies.
A copy of the Principal's lecture is available here: EAM Lecture - Heather Monroe-Blum [.pdf]
Training Tomorrow’s Leaders
January 25, 2009
Dr. Martha Piper, educator, entrepreneur, physical therapist, former president and vice-chancellor of University of British Columbia, was the inaugural keynote lecturer.