2018 BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK – ANNUAL DISTINGUISHED NEUROETHICS LECTURE
Jennifer A. Chandler, LLM, Bertram Loeb Research Chair and Professor, Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
Prof. Jennifer A. Chandler is a Professor of Law and holder of the Bertram Loeb Research Chair at the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics. She specializes in the ethics and law of emerging medical knowledge, practices, and technologies including the brain sciences and regenerative medicine.
- Hervé Chneiweiss, MD, PhD,Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
- Joseph J. Fins, MD, MACP, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library (Central Branch in Downtown), 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6B1 (map)
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.