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.


Designer Babies: Why Let the Stork Decide?

Joséane Chrétien
Doctoral Candidate
McGill University Faculty of Law

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

Michael Orsini
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics

September 19, 5:30–7:00 pm
Fauteux Hall room 147B

Co-sponsored by the Shirley Greenberg Chair.
Pizza dinner provided.

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.

Videos from Is Two-Tier Care the Future? Conference

All videos and slide decks from this year's health law conference are now posted on the conference website. Click "Conference" in the menu bar above, then go to "Output" at the top right.

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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