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.


Mapping the Evidence for Social and Public Policy

Vivian A. Welch
Editor in Chief
Campbell Collaboration

Christine Mathew
Research Assistant
BruyèreResearch Institute

November 13 2018
11:30 am–1:00 pm
Faculty of Social Sciences room 4006

Lunch provided.

Santéships – Research internships in health law

Applications are now open for research assistant positions in health law for Law students in the January and Winter terms. This program is open to 1st-year Common Law students or 2–3rd year Civil Law students at uOttawa. Application deadline November 28 2018. Click the headline for details!

Ottawa Hub for Harm Reduction is tweeting

The Twitter channel for the newly formed Ottawa Hub for Harm Reduction is up and running and full of info! Check out @ottawaharmredux.

The Generous Society: Challenges in Organ Donation and Transplantation

Jennifer Chandler
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics

Vanessa Gruben
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics

Dr. Sonny Dhahani
Chief, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

November 15 2018
4:00–6:00 pm
Massey College, Upper Library
4 Devonshire Place
University of Toronto

Snacks provided.
Please RSVP to healthlaw@uottawa.ca.

Annual Report 2017–18 is up!

Click on "Annual Report" in the main menu above to see what the Centre has been up to in 2017–18.

Colleen M. Flood: YouTube Brief on Why We Need Universal Pharmacare

In light of the ongoing debate in Parliament, Centre Director Colleen Flood has released a YouTube brief on why universal pharmacare would be a boon to Canada. Click link above to view.

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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