Consult a Doctor

Doctor Daren Heyland

Plan Well Guide was created by critical care physician and researcher Dr. Daren Heyland, who has been studying communication and decision-making for seriously ill patients for more than 20 years.

He and his colleagues have conducted many research projects through the Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network (CARENET), the results of which have been used to inform the development of this planning tool.

Background

Dr. Daren Heyland MD, MSC, FRCPC is a critical care doctor at Kingston General Hospital and a Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario Canada. He is trained in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Clinical Epidemiology.

Dr. Heyland currently serves as the Director of the Clinical Evaluation Research Unit (CERU) at the Kingston General Hospital which functions as a methods center for multi center clinical research. For over a decade he chaired the Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network (CARENET), which has a focus on developing and evaluating strategies to improve communication and decision-making at the end of life.

Overall, Dr. Heyland has published approximately 400 peer-reviewed papers and raised more than $110 million in external grant support. 

Consultation

If you have questions about the different types of medical treatments, or if you want to double check your values statements, or if you just want to talk over your plan with someone, Dr. Daren Heyland is available for consultation.

30 Minutes: $130

15 Minutes: $60

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