Wearable Technology Therapist

In 2030, technology continues to get smaller and access to wireless signals is present in most places the average person finds themselves on any given day, whether that be at work, home or school, the above ground or below ground, in the city or out in the country, on the ... Read More

Tele-surgeon

The practice of tele-surgery, operating on people with robotic tools instead of human hands, arises from the need to treat patients in remote locations, especially Canada’s north. Using a combination of robotic surgery tools, scanning and sensing technologies and high-speed networks, surgeons will operate on people in far away locations. ... Read More

Insurance Product Manager

It’s a risky world out there, and the more that risk can be spread out, the better things can be for everyone. Insurance gives people the opportunity to pool their resources so that, if one or more of them run into trouble, they are able to rely on the rest ... Read More

Pharmacist

The pharmacists of 2030 have greatly expanded their services. In addition to dispensing medicine, they also perform health counselling that contributes to the overall well-being of their patients.   Pharmacists will gain importance as they collaborate with community healthcare providers to ensure a healthy population. As Canada’s population continues to ... Read More

School Nutritionist

By 2030, the practice of keeping close tabs on your own personal health will be the norm. Today, we have the early versions of tools that help us to identify the foods, exercises, and habits that keep us feeling at our best. In the context of the schools of 2030, ... Read More

Nurse Practitioner and Physician’s Assistant

The role of doctors is overstretched. In 2030, nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants will play a prominent role in providing healthcare services. Nurse practitioners are registered nurses with additional training that allows them to perform many of the same functions as family doctors, such as annual physical exams, diagnosis and ... Read More

Gero-kinesiologist

Gero-kinesiologists—combining the studies of geriatrics care (relating to older patients) and kinesiology (relating to body movement)—are researchers who specialize in understanding the effects of aging on movement, strength, flexibility, and overall well being. They are also physical trainers, who teach older adults how to age healthily and maintain their independence ... Read More

End of Life Therapist

In 2030, there will be more Canadians over the age of 65 than ever before.[1] Children born today will live longer than their parents, and the trend of living longer will probably continue as long as new technologies for maintaining health and extending life spans continue to be developed. As ... Read More

Healthcare Navigator

This story plays out again and again: Grandma’s in the hospital, and no one seems to know what’s wrong with her or how long she’ll be there. Who needs to be there to make sure she’s adjusting to her stay in the hospital? How does her family prepare to make ... Read More

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a proven system for helping people get rid of unwanted behaviours and habits, and it’s only going to get more sophisticated. Cognitive science is a field that studies how human brains think and process new information. In recent years, cognitive science has been able to ... Read More

Health Coach

If you’re interested in food, health, and personal fitness, then you might want to think about becoming a health coach. Personalized medicine and genetic counselling (the science of assessing possible health risks and conditions based on genes inherited from parents) are telling people even more about themselves, down to the ... Read More

Multi-Region Healthcare Coordinator

In today’s world, people are more mobile, moving between cities and countries to follow jobs, loved ones, education and other exciting opportunities. Healthcare workers are connecting with colleagues across both specialties and state lines. By putting specialists and complex, expensive healthcare technologies in one place, different cities and groups are ... Read More