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The Brookfield Chair in Fracture Prevention

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Beginning in January 2024, Western Memorial Hospital in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador saw the implementation of a BreakFree Fracture Liaison Service (FLS).

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Establishment of A FLS Training and Mentorship Program for the Peace Arch Hospital in BC

In January of 2022, the Brookfield Chair provided 18 months of funding to expand and develop the existing part-time Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) program at Peace Arch Hospital (PAH) in White Rock, B.C. into a training and mentorship centre to support the spread of FLS across the province. 

Horizon Health Network’s Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital

Brookfield Chair in Fracture Prevention Funds New Fracture Liaison Service Program in Frederiction, NB

The Fredericton BreakFree Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) program is the first FLS funded in New Brunswick by Dr. Earl Bogoch in his role as the Brookfield Chair in Fracture Prevention, University of Toronto.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

New FLS site in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

With the generous support of PEI Department of Health and Wellness, the Brookfield Chair in Fracture Prevention and Osteoporosis Canada, we are delighted to announce that a provincial PEI BreakFree FLS has become a reality at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown

Chilliwack General Hospital

New FLS site in Chilliwack, British Columbia

Chilliwack General Hospital is thrilled to launch a new Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) program to improve fracture care for patients living in the Fraser Valley region of British Columbia.

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New FLS Sites in BC and PEI

The ongoing collaboration between The Brookfield Chair in Fracture Prevention and Osteoporosis Canada has resulted in a new program BreakFree – resulting in new resources for the continued growth and establishment of new Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) sites across Canada.

St. Michael's Hospital

St. Michael’s Hospital celebrates the 20th anniversary of the establishment of FLS

St. Michael’s Hospital (SMH) in Toronto put into place the first Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) program – the first of its kind in Canada and the program has been a leader in the FLS movement across the country, and worldwide, since 2002.

Dr. Earl Bogoch Appointed the Inaugural Holder of the Brookfield Chair in Fracture Prevention

Dr. Earl Bogoch has been appointed the inaugural holder of the Brookfield Chair in Fracture Prevention. This University of Toronto chair, a global first of its type, has been established at the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s Foundation through the generosity of Brookfield Partners Foundation, which provided a $3 million grant.  Dr. Bogoch was appointed after a Faculty search process.

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The Chair will support FLS start-up programs with training, knowledge, and funding.

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