Breakthroughs in the health sciences offer tremendous hope. But with progress come new legal, policy, and ethical challenges. The Centre is an interdisciplinary hub for the generation of new ideas and evidence and their translation to impact policymakers and practitioners and to benefit the public.


Santéship Applications Now Open

Research assistantships in health law open to 1st-year students in the uOttawa Common Law program (English or French). Selected students will receive $1,000 for 50 hours of work in the January and Winter terms 2018. Apply by 11:59 pm Friday November 24. Click above for more information.

Assistive Technology as Health Care: Promises and Cautions to the Aging Population

Katherine Wayne 
Post-Doctoral Fellow, CHLPE

Hajer Chalghoumi
Post-Doctoral Fellow, School of Psychology

November 29, 11:30 am–1:00 pm
Fauteux Hall 359

New January Common Law course: Advanced Indigenous Health Law

New Indigenous Health theme

Dr. Brenda Macdougall has joined Dr. Yvonne Boyer as co-lead on the Indigenous Health theme at the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics. Dr. John Borrows and Larry Chartrand have also agreed to form an advisory committee to assist in the project, Revitalizing Indigenous Law in Health: Visiting Our Roots

Annual Report 2016–17 is up!

Click on "Annual Report" in the main menu above to see what the Centre has been up to in 2016–17.

Explore graduate studies in Health Law, Policy, and Ethics

See "Students" in the main menu above to learn about opportunities for graduate studies at the Centre, including our new LL.M. concentration.

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