Speaker: Vivian Tam, MD, MSc, CCFP(EM) candidate, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa About this Seminar: In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated the introduction of visitor restrictions to […]
WHO Pandemic Ethics & Policy Summit
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 […]
Moral Distress in Health Care: What the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taught Us
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 […]
The Ethical Lessons from COVID-19: Past, Present and Applying Them to the Future of Cancer Care
Speaker: Arthur L. Caplan, PhD, Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Chair and Director, Division of Medical Ethics, NYU Grossman School of Medicine About the lecture: 12:00 – Introduction […]
Behind the Mask: Ethical Issues Revealed by COVID-19 in Canada and Beyond
The theme of the 2021 Canadian Bioethics Society Annual Conference will be “Behind the Mask: Ethical Issues Revealed by COVID-19 in Canada and Beyond.”
Ethics of Paid Sick Leave for the COVID-19 Pandemic
Public health ethics principles support the provision of paid sick leave as a public health response to COVID-19.
Ontario COVID-19 Bioethics Table Statement of Concern about Public Health Measures
The Ontario COVID-19 Bioethics Table is deeply concerned about the recent measured outlined in the Ontario government’s stay-at-home order.
Examining Tensions in Public Health Ethics: Reflections from COVID-19
The 8th Annual Ross Upshur Lecture on Public Health Ethics will address some of the many ethical tensions that have been so clearly surfaced by the COVID-19 pandemic.