Course: Crucial Conversations

Course: Crucial Conversations

Course: Crucial Conversations

Team: Events, Training & News

Date: This is not a timed event.


Crucial Conversations helps you master the skills you need to step up to high-stakes issues while remaining candid and respectful. Through this course, you will acquire the necessary skills to establish better relationships, gather divergent perspectives, and achieve better results – all strengths of a great leader.

Who should take this course:

This course is open to all faculty of the College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and Manitoba Health, particularly those who are (or aspire to become) physician leaders.

Learning objectives:

  • Identify when conversations become crucial
  • Engage others in addressing challenging issues
  • Steward emotional, high-stakes conversations toward resolution and action
  • Identify challenges facing physician leaders in the health care system
  • Acquire practical tools to deal with challenges facing physician leaders

Faculty: Dr. Debrah Wirtzfeld, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, CCPL, CEC


Future Crucial Conversation courses are scheduled for:


See below for past and future Crucial Conversation events.



Crucial Conversations - March 2018

  08 Mar 2018 > Course > Events, Training & News >
Focus areas: Other 


Crucial Conversations- Tools for Communication when Stakes are High

15 Sep 2016 > Workshop > Events, Training & News > Room 474, Chown Building 753 McDermot Avenue >
Audience: Clinician scientists, Heath system practioners or professionals  Focus areas: Patients 


Crucial Conversations Course

Announcement > Events, Training & News > page created on 25 Aug 2014 >