Dignity Conserving Care – Dr. Margaret Cottle

REGISTER to join us on September 21, 2023 for a collaborative approach to discussions around dignity conserving care with Dr. Margaret Cottle. Various ideas about human dignity are current in Canadian society. Our interactions with patients can help them get a glimpse of their dignity as God intends. Join Dr. Margaret Cottle on September 21 for a collaborative discussion on the strategies of dignity conserving care. Dr. Cottle will guide us through several case studies and facilitate a discussion on the applications and implications of a dignity affirming care model that has broad applications for all type of practice.

Dr. Margaret Cottle is a Palliative Care physician in greater Vancouver, BC, working in Home Hospice programs.  She is a clinical assistant professor at the University of BC, in the Division of Palliative Care in the Faculty of Medicine.  Dr. Cottle speaks internationally about end-of-life issues and palliative care and has addressed members of the Canadian Parliament in 2006 and 2017. She completed her training in Dignity Therapy with Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov in 2012 and has a special interest and expertise in dignity conserving care.

Dr. Cottle and her husband, Dr. Robin Cottle, an ophthalmologist, have Cara, a black Labrador retriever, who often accompanies both the doctors in their clinical work.  The Cottles’ two grown children and their lovely spouses and have blessed them with five wonderful grandchildren. Dr. Cottle is also a calligrapher and watercolour artist and shares her work on her website at https://www.mmcdesigns.co/ and on Instagram @MMCdesigns.studio.