Voice Epilepsy Episode 19: UBC Interprofessional Health Mentors Program Seeks BC Epilepsy Patient Participation
In this episode of the Voice Epilepsy™ podcast, BC Epilepsy Society Executive Director, Deirdre Syms is joined by the Director of the UBC Interprofessional Health Mentors Program, Dr. Angela Towle, PhD, and long-standing Health Mentor, Lelainia Lloyd to discuss the UBC Interprofessional Health Mentors Program.
The UBC Interprofessional Health Mentors Program will be running during the 2022-2023 school year from September 2022 to May 2023 and is looking to recruit 3-4 people living with epilepsy in BC to take part in the program.
Listen to this podcast to learn about this unique educational program in which teams of students from different health disciplines and human service programs learn together from/with adults with a chronic condition/disability and/or caregivers who provide long-term care to a loved one with a chronic condition/disability.
If you live in BC and have epilepsy or you care for someone who has epilepsy and you would like to share your expertise with students, please apply at https://meetingofexperts.org/programs-activities/health-mentors-program/. Applications will be reviewed from June 2022 onwards for recruitment in September 2022.