Understanding Peer Support Needs of Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer in Pediatrics

Capstone Summary:

Capstone Team: 

Dr. Philippe Desmarais, MD FRCPC MD FRCPC

Cognitive Neurology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) Cognitive Neurology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM)
Research and Clinical Fellow Internist - Geriatrician Research and Clinical Fellow Internist - Geriatrician

 

Ms. Katye Stevens, BA Anthropology, Minor in Women's Studies SKTT BA Anthropology, Minor in Women's Studies SKTT

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Research Analyst | Project Coordinator Research Analyst | Project Coordinator

 

Dr. Danielle Weidman, MD FRCPC FAAP MD FRCPC FAAP

University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children
Fellow in Paediatric Haematology/Oncology Fellow in Paediatric Haematology/Oncology

 

Capstone Supervisor:

Prof. Rich Foty, PhD PhD

IHPME Dalla Lana
Needs Translator Course Director & Faculty Advisor

Capstone Advisory Committee:

Dr. Christopher Klinger, PhD

Pallium Canada Chair National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly’s End-of-Life Issues Theme Team Chair Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada’s Research and Knowledge Translation Committee
Palliative Care Translator Instructor Instructor Research Scientist

Abha Gupta, MD, MSc, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Oncologist

Heather Colquhoun, PhD

Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy | University of Toronto
Assistant Professor

Jacqueline Bender, PhD

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Affiliate Scientist

TRP also provided a self-directed environment and opportunities to develop core competencies — like team building, collaboration, networking, creativity and problem solving — that will help me throughout my career.

 - Gurpreet Kamboj, 2015 Cohort