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.
31 May, 1 June 2019
University of Ottawa
Free opening keynote / Registration required for full conference.
Registration now open!
EARLY BIRD RATE AVAILABLE UNTIL 15 FEB.
Professor Colleen M. Flood and the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics are seeking two full-time (or 3–4 part-time) Research Assistants for the summer of 2019. The positions involve research into on more of the following topics:
i. issues of health law privacy that arise with emerging digital health technologies and the spread of patient portals.
ii. research into the regulation of ‘two-tier’ health care across the OECD, and its impact, on wait times in universal health care systems.
iii. research into the financing and regulation of long-term care.
iv. assistance in preparation of a chapter on harm reduction for a textbook in public health
v. assistance in working on course materials for the next academic year in courses relating to public health law and policy and for comparative health systems law and policy
vi. assistance in preparing a manuscript relating to artificial intelligence in health care and in submitting a multi-year research grant application supporting further research on this topic.
Please follow the link for details!
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