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Moral Distress in Health Care: What the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taught Us

November 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Dr. Abi Sriharan, D.Phil, MSc (Oxon)
Program Director, Systems Leadership and Innovation
Assistant Professor, Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

This presentation will explore moral distress and burnout experienced by health professionals during COVID-19; lessons learned from research, practical tools and relevant ethical issues will be explored.

Explore moral distress in the context of health care
· Identify and discuss common triggers and enablers
· Share lessons learned from practical experience.

Dr. Abi Sriharan is an internationally recognized academic with a wealth of experience in human resources and human capital strategy in the health sector. Dr. Sriharan leads the Systems Leadership and Innovation program at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and teaches in the areas of health systems leadership, innovation, and transformation.

Prior to joining the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, she held senior leadership roles at medical schools hospitals in Canada and the USA and served as a consultant for multinational organizations such as World Health Organization, World Federation of Neurology, Middle East Hearing Association, and the Canada International Scientific Exchange Program on issues of management, engagement, training and governance of the health workforce and health systems.


November 11, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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Sinai Health Bioethics Department
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