Healthcare is one of the most important and complex industries in the world. New social, economic, technological and political forces challenge healthcare professionals daily. 

Our healthcare keynote speakers are some of North America’s most notable voices on the industry’s most pressing matters. Their expertise and experience help audiences combat burnout, grief, and other industry-specific issues. 

We’ve highlighted ten key healthcare speakers to inspire, educate and motivate your audiences.

Andre Picard – National Health Writer & Canada’s Top Health & Public Policy Observers

André is a key figure in advancing public health knowledge and practices in Canada. Recently, he was appointed to the Order of Canada for his thought-provoking and impactful work on Canadian healthcare. 

As a speaker, Andre breaks down our healthcare system’s biggest challenges. He provides healthcare audiences with critical tools and strategies to effectively communicate information and spread awareness of pressing matters in the industry.

Dr. Jody Carrington – Renowned Psychologist & Human Connection Expert

Jody is the ultimate expert on human connection, teamwork and collaboration. Healthcare leaders across North America look to Jody to build strong and supportive teams to ensure their patients receive the best care possible.

Watch Jody’s short video on mental health and teamwork at work.

Amanda Lindhout – Resilience Expert  & International Bestselling Author, A House in the Sky

Amanda is a global speaker trusted by clients to facilitate transformational personal development through her customized and authentic keynotes. Her inspiring story, combined with years of research on PTSD and trauma psychology, allows her to connect with audiences such as first responders and medical professionals and help them find the power of resilience within.

Kaleb Dahlgren – Inspiring Community Leader & Mental Wellness Advocate

Kaleb is a champion of healthcare professionals. Throughout his medical recovery, he worked with various professionals in the industry to heal from both mental and physical traumas. Now, through his deeply moving keynotes, Kaleb gives back to healthcare professionals by teaching them the importance of community and teamwork.

Jesse Thistle – Indigenous Historian & Bestselling Author, From the Ashes

Through his captivating personal story, Jesse shares the deep impact of healthcare professionals on homeless patients and society. Jesse’s keynotes are a delicate balance of vulnerable personal stories and helpful commentary on the best practices for treating homeless patients, especially those from the Indigenous community.

Stephanie Nolen –  New York Times Global Health Reporter

Stephanie has been on the front lines of many global health crises and shares with audiences the lessons learned straight from the source – positive and negative. Thrilling, terrifying and educational, audiences are guaranteed to be captivated by Stephanie’s keynotes.

The Hosts of Sickboy Podcast – North America’s Revolutionary Voice in Health and Wellness

Hosts Jeremie, Brian, and Taylor have been challenging stigmas surrounding illness and disease for the past eight years. Through their work, they help audiences understand that sometimes, the best way to deal with challenges is simply to laugh about them. Recently, the Sickboy crew was recognized with the Meritorious Service Decoration by the Governor General of Canada for their groundbreaking podcast.

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif – Super Bowl Champion and Medical Doctor

Laurent went from the offensive NFL line (playing alongside America’s favourite boyfriend, Travis Kelce) to the front of the COVID pandemic in 2020. In his keynotes, he reflects on how he grappled with his role as a medical professional and an NFL player and the important teamwork lessons he learned in both roles.

If you’d like to know more about these healthcare speakers, feel free to contact our team!