Medical Assistance in Dying: Lecture and Expert Panel Discussion
With the controversial assisted-dying Bill C-14 now law, this timely discussion will bring together a cross section of experts from various fields. This two-part event will begin with a lecture from Dr. Jeff Blackmer, MD'95, Vice President, Medical Professionalism, Canadian Medical Association, who is leading the way through the heavily-debated legislation. Following the lecture a panel discussion and audience question and answer period will be moderated by Carly Weeks, MA ’04, Journalist, The Globe and Mail.
Expert panellists include: Dr. Valerie Schulz, Professor and Director, Palliative Medicine, Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine; Reverend Michael Bechard, Director, Campus Ministry, King’s University College;Robert Solomon, LLB, LLM, Distinguished University Professor, Faculty of Law, Western University; andIngrid Mattson, PhD, London and Windsor Community Chair in Islamic Studies, Faculty of Theology, Huron University College.