2018 Brain Awareness Week – Annual Neuroethics Distinguished Lecture

Neuroethics Canada is pleased to invite you to the

2018 Dana Foundation Brain Awareness Week Distinguished Neuroethics Lecture
Medical Aid in Dying in Canada: Where are we and where are we going?

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Queen Elizabeth Theatre (Salons)
650 Hamilton St., Vancouver, BC, V6B 5N6
Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library (Central Branch in Downtown)
350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6B1
(Corner of W Georgia St, and Homer St.)

Jennifer A. Chandler, LLM
Bertram Loeb Research Chair and Professor
Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, Faculty of Law
University of Ottawa

Comments by:

  • Hervé Chneiweiss, MD, PhD, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
  • Joseph J. Fins, MD, MACP, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA

Nearly two years after the start of medical aid in dying in Canada, many questions remain about the meaning and scope of the law. Who is in and who is out? What about organ donation after medical aid in dying? This seismic shift in the social and medical landscape continues to be controversial, with ongoing court challenges to the law, and strong opinions on all sides over whether Canada has got it right.

Meet the speakers at the reception following the lecture!
Everyone is welcome.

This public event is free, but tickets are required.
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