Conference Presentations

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Webster, F., Connoy, L., Rice, K., Katz, J., Sud, A., Dale, C. Chronic struggle: A new framework for understanding chronic pain and marginalization. North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG). November 2021. 

Connoy, L., Rice, K., Katz, J., Sud, A., Dale, C., Webster, F. Chronic pain and marginalization in a time of pandemic: Towards understandings resilience and recovery. North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG). November 2021.

Webster F, Connoy L, Rice K, Dale C, Upshur R, Sud A, Pinto A, and Katz J. The work of patients who manage chronic pain alongside mental illness, poverty and addiction. International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) World Congress on Pain. June 2021.

Connoy L and Webster F. Understanding the social determinants of health from the standpoint of patients: An institutional ethnography of mental health, addictions and poverty in the lives of people with chronic pain. Legacy 2020 Research Conference, Western University, London, ON. May 2021.

Aalilyani B, Chan R, Connoy L and Webster F. Exploring patient engagement and the use of opioids in managing chronic pain: A scoping review. Legacy 2021 Research Conference, Western University, London, ON. May 2021.

Connoy, L., Alilyyani, B., Chan, R., Sud, A., Pinto, A., Dale, C., Katz, J., Rice, K., Upshur, R., and Webster, F. A critical scoping review of patient engagement in research of people with lived experience of poverty and opioid use. Canadian Pain Society. Virtual poster presentation. April 2021.

Connoy, L., Sud, A., Pinto, A., Dale, C., Katz, J., Rice, K., Upshur, R., and Webster, F. Inequitable outcomes: Understanding chronic pain experiences among marginalized groups. Canadian Pain Society. Virtual poster presentation. April 2021.

Webster F and Connoy L. Explicating the work of patients who manage chronic pain alongside mental illness, poverty and addiction. International Association for the Study of Pain, Amsterdam, Netherlands. August 2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19).

Webster F and Connoy L. Understanding health services for chronic pain from the standpoint of patients with challenging social and medical issues. Society for the Study of Social Problems, San Francisco, CA. August 2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

Connoy L and Webster F. Exploring and explicating the ‘wicked problem’ of chronic pain through institutional ethnography. Canadian Sociological Association, London, ON. June 2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

Webster F, Rice K and Connoy L. The role of institutional ethnography in critical qualitative approaches to health and health care. ISIH International Conference, Lleida, Spain. June 2020. (Postponed due to COVID-19)

Webster F. Finding the social in stories of treating chronic pain. Qualitative Analysis Conference, London, ON. June 2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

Aalilyani B, Chan R, Connoy L and Webster F. A critical scoping review for patient engagement in relation to the opioid crisis. Canadian Pain Society, Calgary, AB. May 2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

Aalilyani B, Chan R, Connoy L and Webster F. Exploring patient engagement and the use of opioids in managing chronic pain: A scoping review. Legacy 2020 Research Conference, London, ON. May 2020. (Postponed due to COVID-19)

Connoy L and Webster F. Understanding the social determinants of health from the standpoint of patients: An institutional ethnography of mental health, addictions and poverty in the lives of people with chronic pain. Legacy 2020 Research Conference, London, ON. May 2020. (Postponed due to COVID-19)

Webster F and Rice K. Beyond addiction: The medicalization of poverty in the treatment of chronic pain. Society for Medical Anthropology, Havana, Cuba. March 2020.

Webster F and Rice K. Anthropologists at the frontlines of the opioid epidemic: Changing the climate of care and policy throughout Canada and the United States. Panel presentation. American Anthropology Association, Vancouver, B.C. November 2019.

Webster F, Rice K and Sud A. A critical content analysis of media reporting on opioids: The social construction of an epidemic. North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON. November 2019.

Webster F, Rice K, Upshur R, Katz J and Bhattacharyya O. Physician burnout and patient suffering in primary care. North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs. November 2016.

Webster F, Dale C, Mustafa N and Watt-Watson J. CPS Symposium Presentation: Exploring pain as a multidimensional experience: The essential role of qualitative research. Canadian Pain Society Annual General Meeting, Toronto, ON. April 2019.

Webster F and Rice K. Physician burnout and patient poverty: the contextual challenges of chronic pain care in Ontario. Canadian Pain Society Annual General Meeting, Vancouver, B.C. May 2016.

Presentation Videos

NAPCRG 2021 Video Presentation – Chronic pain and marginalization in a time of pandemic: Toward Understanding resilience and recovery.
IASP 2021 – The work of patients who manage chronic pain alongside mental illness, poverty and addiction

Invited Presentations

Toward democratization of health: Meaningful patient engagement in pain research. “Productively Engaging Patients in Research” at the Toronto Pain Institute (TPI) Fellowship Program, University of Toronto (virtual). August 2021.

COPE II: An institutional ethnography of mental health, addictions and poverty in the lives of people with chronic pain: A presentation on voices from the margins. Interfaculty Pain Curriculum, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. March 2021.

Webster F. Beyond medical complexity: stories from the field of chronic pain. Trillium Health Partners Grand Rounds. October 2018.

Webster F. Understanding the experience of patients with chronic pain. University of Toronto Centre for the Study of Pain Annual General Meeting. February 2018. Toronto, ON.

Webster F. Perspectives from family physicians on chronic pain: findings from a qualitative study. Health Quality Ontario Opioid Prescribing for Pain Quality Standard Advisory Committee. January 2017.

Webster F. Hot topics roundtable. Canadian Pain Society Annual General Meeting, Vancouver, B.C. May 2016.

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Webinars

Qualitative Research and Pain: Current Controversies and Future Directions. A Canadian Journal of Pain Special Issue Webinar. 2 October 2020. https://crhesi.uwo.ca/videos/qualitative-research-and-pain/