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. 2017 - Apr. 2018

 Date     Title/Poster 
      Presenter(s)     AHS iScheduler
    Slideshow
     Handout      Video
                                       
Sept 15     On Teaching and Evaluating Ethics Competencies in Clinical Education
      Gary Goldsand
    Online registration
    Slideshow
    Handout
    N/A
                                       
Oct 20     A Case for Treating Clinical Trial Participation as Labour
      Andrew Ross
    Online registration
    Slideshow
    Handout
    Video
                                       
Dec 15     Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System: Ethical Challenges
      Austin Mardon
& Catherine Mardon
    Online registration
    N/A
    N/A
    Video
                                       

Jan 19

    Physicians as Friends? Exploring Boundary Challenges in Clinician-Patient Relationships
      Gary Goldsand
    Online registration
     
   
    N/A
                                       
Feb 1
    The Ethics of Clinical Research: especially when it goes wrong!       Visiting Speaker: Ganesh Suntharalingam     Online registration     N/A
     N/A     N/A
                                       
Feb 16     Lost in the Shuffle
      Dick Sobsey
    Online registration     Slideshow
    Handout
    Video
                                       
Mar 16     On Being Open-minded: Health care practice and the art of being wrong

      Derek Sellman     Online registration     Slideshow
    Handout
    N/A
                                       
Apr 4     Navigating the Zone of Parental Discretion when parents and health care professionals disagree 

      Eleanor Stewart
    Online registration      
     
     
                                       
Apr 6     MAID, Conscience, and Catholic Thought
      Doris Kieser
    Online registration