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 September 2019 - May 2020

Date Title/Poster Presenter(s) AHS iScheduler Slideshow Handout Video
Sept 20 On Reducing Moral Distress in Clinical Practice Gary Goldsand Online registration N/A N/A N/A
Nov 22 Primum non nocere: Tea bags, bees and healthcare ethics

Derek Sellman & Maya Kalogirou

Online registration N/A N/A N/A
Dec 13 Ethics and Expressing Objection in Clinical Care JDHEC Panel Discussion Online registration N/A N/A N/A
Jan 31 Caring For Patients Who Don't Care For You Andrew D. Ross Online registration Slideshow Handout Video
Feb 4 Extreme Follow-up: Knocking on a Patient's Front Door Visiting Speaker: Dr. Matthew Morgan Online registration Video
Feb 14 Determining Brain Death: The Epistemic Problems Ari Joffe Online registration Slideshow Handout N/A
Feb 28 The Difficulties Faced by the Mentally Ill When Incarcerated. Austin Mardon & Catherine Mardon Online registration
Apr 7 POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Why Healthcare Professionals Have a Human Right to Freedom of Conscience Christina Lamb Online registration
May 8 POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Stewart MacLennan Online registration