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.


Speaker Event
A Care Manifesto: (Part-)Time For All

Jenny Nedelsky
Osgoode Hall Law School

Colleen Flood
uOttawa CHLPE

March 9, 11:30 am–1:00 pm
Fauteux Hall 202

Video Conference Speaker Event
Stigma and the Role of Courts: The Disquieting Case of AIDS

Justice Edwin Cameron
Constitutional Court of South Africa

Pizza dinner included.

March 20, 6:15–7:30 pm
Fauteux Hall 102

April 6/7 – Is Two-Tier Care the Future? Private Finance in Canadian Medicare Conference

Registration is now open! Early bird price of $250 in effect until February 15. Student price of $50 (space limited). Free Public keynote & reception by Greg Marchildon, Danielle Martin, and Martha Jackman on the evening of April 6. Click above to go to the conference website!

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 under "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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