The University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics (JCB) is on the verge of celebrating its 20th Anniversary, so we looked back and talked to Frederick Lowy, one of the original founders, on where the JCB’s origins lie.
Jennifer Gibson, Director of the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, will co-chair an expert advisory group on physician-assisted dying.
JCB members, faculty, staff and students gathered to celebrate the outstanding achievements of the bioethics community on June 24, 2015.
On July 1, 2015, the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics (JCB) will join the Dalla Lana School of Public Health as its new home faculty.
The JCB is pleased to share this new WHO report which is the first technical document of the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres (WHO-CC) for Bioethics. The JCB was the lead WHO-CC in developing it.
Surgeons deal with ethical challenges daily, as they obtain consent to perform complex operations, implement innovations, disclose errors, or interact with surrogate decision-makers.
Public health ethics has emerged as a distinct area of scholarship and practice since the Joint Centre for Bioethics first opened its doors twenty years ago.
We celebrate our 20th anniversary year with a variety of activities and events to celebrate the impact and accomplishments of the JCB community, to advance new thinking in bioethics by engaging the depth and breadth of JCB scholarship, and to create new opportunities for collaborative leadership in bioethics.
“Patient-centred care” is on everyone’s lips these days. But, do we all agree what it is and when it has been achieved? And does patient centredness create new ethical dilemmas for patients and providers?
Bioethicist Dr. Ross Upshur, member of the World Health Organization expert panel on Ebola ethics, raises ethical considerations about when a quarantine is justified and how best to carry it out.