Canadian Medical Association

Elke Hutton (she/her)
Shellbrook, Saskatchewan

Key statement

Highly experienced patient advocate, innovator and visionary with knowledge of multiple (European, urban, rural) health systems and topics such as medical education transformation. Promoter of equity, diversity and inclusion of patients in all areas of health care reform.

Lived experience

Trauma survivor. Caregiver and patient with multiple complex chronic diseases. Expert in chronic pain and palliative care. Leader in patient-centred care, patient navigator and communicator across systems.

Key areas of interest in advocacy

Access to safe and effective health care. Patient empowerment. Promotion of innovation, safety, kindness and compassion. Health impacts of climate change, global ethical care and collaboration. Holistic care among all systems. Children and marginalized populations.

What I hope to bring to the Patient Voice

A desire to enhance patient experience, raise awareness about trauma-informed care and advocate for global ethical safe care for all via global collaboration, connection and communication to create optimal models of health care.

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