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Bioethics for the Anthropocene


Full Title: Bioethics for the Anthropocene Speaker: Andrew Jameton, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Health Promotion, University of Nebraska Medical Center Abstract Global change is increasingly forcing environmental and health care ethics to face each other. This meeting of disciplines is likely to clash with tragic results and to disappoint many, while at the same time it is […]

Involvement of the Consent and Capacity Board in Challenging Ethical Impasses around Substitute Decision-Making


This seminar has been rescheduled and will now take place on March 9, 2022. Speakers: Rosalind Abdool, PhD, (she/her), Ethicist, Regional Ethics Program, Trillium Health Partners (THP), Alternate Vice Chair, THP Research Ethics Board, Adjunct Lecturer, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto Eoin Connolly, MA, Ethicist, Regional Ethics Program, Trillium Health Partners […]

Medical Negligence in Gynecological Surgery


Speaker: Nicholas Leyland, BASc, MD, MHCM, FRCSC, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Fellowship Director, Advanced Pelvic, Obstetrical and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, McMaster University Seminar Objectives: Understand the elements of medical negligence. Medical errors, negligence, and litigation

. Informed consent: What does this entail?

 Examples from completed Canadian Medical Protective Association […]