Global Health News

» Go to news main

Advance Requests for Medical Assistance in Dying: Ethical and Legal Considerations

Posted by GHO Admin on February 4, 2019 in Events

Date: Feb. 8, 2019 @ 12:10 - 1:30 PM
Location: Room 104, Weldon Law Building

Lunch & Learn Seminar Series with the Health Law Institute.

Speaker: Jennifer Gibson, Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto

Professor Gibson is the Director of the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics (JCB), and the Sun Life Financial Chair in Bioethics. From 2007-2013, she was the Associate Director of Partnerships & Strategy at the JCB. She is also Associate Professor in the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation. She holds a PhD in philosophy, with a specialization in Bioethics, from the University of Toronto. Her current funded research focuses on ethics and health system integration, organizational ethics, and resource allocation ethics. Professor Gibson teaches in the MHSc in Bioethics program and supervises graduate students through the Collaborative Program in Bioethics at the University of Toronto. In 2012, she was the inaugural recipient of the Ross Upshur Award for Excellence in Course Direction.

The Health Law Institute hosts an extremely popular series of seminars that are open to the public and attracts a broad audience from across the university, government, and health care communities. Invited scholars and practitioners share their knowledge and reflections on the latest health law and policy issues.  All Welcome!

Light lunch served at noon in the Faculty Lounge, Rm 312

Contact: 902-494-6881