Christopher  MacKinnon

Faculty Lecturer

Oncology

Address:
Palliative Care Unit
McGill University Health Centre - Glen Site
Royal Victoria Hospital, Room D09.3022
1001 Blvd. Décarie
Montreal, QC, H4A 3J1

Telephone: 514-934-1934 EXT. 43927
E-mail: christopher.mackinnon@mcgill.ca
Website

Education: PhD., M.A., B.A., McGill University

Research Focus: Bereavement intervention-research; Complicated grief following cancer; Constructivist (meaning-focused) psychotherapy; Cross-cultural issues in end-of-life care; Psychosocial-Medical Education


Recent Presentations:

MacKinnon, C. J. (2016, December). What matters most in palliative care: A professional renewal workshop. Invited workshop, West Island Palliative Care Residence, Kirkland, QC.

MacKinnon, C. J., & Vinit, F., (2016, November). Fear, diminishment, and paths to wholeness. Invited Presentation for Palliami, Notre-Dame Hospital, Montreal, QC.

MacKinnon, C. J., & Hall, J. (November, 2016). The courage to show up to our own fife. Invited Webinar, ALS Society of Quebec, Montreal, QC.

MacKinnon, C. J. (2016, November). Complex grief responses: Individual and group psychotherapy applications. Invited Advanced Clinical Seminar, the Argyle Institute of Human Relations, Montreal, QC

Corrie, S., Chochinov, H., MacKinnon, C. J., Nelson, F., Forman, E., Harris, D., Warnick, A., Neimeyer, R.A., Morris, B., Lalande, S., Dorgel, J., Lapointe-McKenzie, J. A., & Ambalina, M. (2016, October). The Canadian Virtual Hospice Loss and Grief Interactive Tool for patients and families. In J. de Montigny & C. J. MacKinnon (Chair) New trends in bereavement support: International contributions to research and practice. Proffered paper presented at the 21st International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC.

Gingras, S., MacKinnon, C. J., & Skamene, S. (2016, October). Communication skills training for palliative care fellow-physicians. Workshop presented at the 21st International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC.

Koo, E., Kalocsai, C., Sinuff, T., Roze des Ordons, A., Smith, O., Cook, D., Golan, E., Hales, S., Strachan, D., MacKinnon, C. J., & Downar. J. (2016, October). Developing an intensive care unit clinician-led bereavement screening and support program for ICU family members (ICU BEREAVE). In J. de Montigny & C. J. MacKinnon (Chair) New trends in bereavement support: International contributions to research and practice. Proffered paper presented at the 21st International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC.

MacKinnon, C. J. (2016, July). Cancer fears and showing up to life. Invited workshop, Cedars Can Support Young Adult Cancer Patients, Sherbrooke, QC.

MacKinnon, C. J., & Ummel, D. (2016, May). De l’importance de la quête de sens en soins palliatifs. 26e Congrès du réseau de soins palliatifs du Québec. Sherbrooke, QC.

MacKinnon, C. J. & Lecouffe, B., (2016, April). 2 Part Workshop: Lessons of loss: Inspirational stories in bereavement & What matters most: Finding what to say at the end of life. The Council on Palliative Care, Montreal, QC.

MacKinnon, C. J. (2016, March). The Virtual Hospice Loss and Grief and Loss Interactive Tool for Patients and Families. Invited Webinar sponsored by the North Okanagan Hospice Society, CAPO and UBC’s Institute for Health Living and Chronic Disease Prevention.

Recent Publications:

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