Health Ethics Seminars

The seminars focus on emerging issues in healthcare. The speakers are usually affiliated with various healthcare disciplines, programs, and institutions, and have special expertise, practice and/or academic knowledge about specific ethical issues. There are typically three or four seminars in the Fall semester and three or four seminars in the Winter semester. Contact your local Telehealth provider to request a site connection. Most seminars take place from 12:00 - 13:00 MDT/MST in the Dvorkin Centre (2G2.07), Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre.

 

Schedule & Telehealth Registration for Sept. 2016 - Apr. 2017

 Date     Title/Poster 
      Presenter(s)     AHS Telehealth     Slideshow
     Handout      Video
                                       
Sept 16     Missing Links in Mental Health: Lack of effective connection and communication
      Dennis Anderson
    Online registration
    N/A
    N/A
    Video
                                       
Oct 21     Constraints on Harming and Health Care I: The Doctrine of Doing and Allowing
      Howard Nye     Online registration
    Slideshow
    Handout
    Video
                                       
Dec 9     Health, Menstruation, and Sexuality: The Christian Tradition and Contemporary Realities

      Doris Kieser
    Online registration
    N/A
    N/A
     Video
                                       
Dec 16
    Constraints on Harming and Health Care II: The Doctrine of Double Effect
      Howard Nye
    Online registration
    Slideshow
    Handout
    Video
                                       

Jan 20

    The Ethics of Legalizing Marijuana
      Charl Els & Sebastian Straube
    Online registration
     N/A
    N/A
     N/A
                                       
Feb 17     Ethical Care for Transgender Patients
      Katherine Duthie
    Online registration     Slideshow
    Handout
    Video
                                       
Mar 17     Legal Interventions to Reduce Opioid-Related Mortality: Access to Naloxone
     

Tracey Bailey

    Online registration     Slideshow
    Handout
     N/A
                                       
Apr 4     Patient Identity, Social Disparities and Harm Reduction: Towards an Intersectional Approach to Ethical Health Service Delivery
      Ireh Iyioha
    Online registration     Slideshow
     Handout      
                                       
Apr 7     Are We Due for an Overhaul of Ethics Reviews Performed by REBs?
      Karine Morin
    Online registration     N/A
     N/A
    N/A