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. 2018 - Apr. 2019

Date      Title/Poster          Presenter(s)       AHS iScheduler      Slideshow     Handout      Video
Sept 21     Ethics, Intoxication, and Autonomy in 21st Century Life
      Gary Goldsand
    Online registration     N/A     N/A     N/A
Jan 18     Parental Refusal of Life-Saving Intervention: A Framework for Management
      Patrick J. McDonald

    Online registration
     N/A      N/A      Video
Feb 15     Locked  Up or Locked In: Mental Health and Criminal Justice
      Austin Mardon, Catherine Mardon, Larry G. Anderson
    Online registration
     N/A      N/A      N/A
Mar 15     Ableism: The Undiagnosed Malady Afflicting Health Care and Health Ethics
      Heidi Janz
    Online registration
     Slideshow      Handout      Video
Apr 2     Every Breath You Take: Ethical Considerations Regarding Health Care Metrics
      Derek Truscott
    Online registration      Slideshow      Handout      Video
Apr 5     The Use of Deception in Dementia Care                                             
      Jon Gilchrist                              
    Online registration      Slideshow      Handout      N/A