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 […]
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 […]
Ethics of Paid Sick Leave for the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Public health ethics principles support the provision of paid sick leave as a public health response to COVID-19.
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.
Detaining Ebola – U of T professor and WHO panel member Ross Upshur on the ethics of quarantine
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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.