Health AI Ethics and Governance: The WHO Guidance, Can It Make a Difference?

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In this lecture Effy Vayena (Professor of Bioethics, ETH Zurich) will discuss the recently released guidance by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the ethics and governance of Health AI. The guidance is an attempt to move global governance efforts forward. With this as her starting point, she will aim to contextualize the report in […]

Specialists vs Generalists: Finding Common Knowledge Among Reasonable Physicians in Malpractice Trials

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Speaker: Patrick Garon-Sayegh, SJD candidate, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto About this Seminar: The legal standard for medical malpractice tells us very little on its own. To make a specific malpractice claim, the legal standard must be suffused with a case’s particulars and the opinion of medical experts. Thus, medical experts are often the […]

WHO Pandemic Ethics & Policy Summit

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Equitable access, solidarity, and global health justice: Bridging the gap between ethics and decision-making in pandemics From resource allocation and priority-setting, access to vaccines, vaccine mandates, lockdowns, travel restrictions, public health surveillance, and obligations to conduct clinical trials, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised profound ethical challenges on an unprecedented global scale. At the same time, and […]

MHSc in Bioethics Information Session

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Join us to learn more about our Master of Health Science (MHSc) in Bioethics program at the University of Toronto. What is bioethics? Bioethics is concerned with finding practical answers to difficult value-based questions faced by patients and families, health professionals, health researchers, health administrators and health policymakers. The aim of the field of bioethics […]

Medical Negligence in Gynecological Surgery

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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 […]

Bioethics for the Anthropocene

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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 […]