Upcoming Events

All events are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted.

Lunchtime events in Fauteux Hall include a sandwich lunch.

Most events do not require RSVP, but see event descriptions for exceptions.

 


Designer Babies: Why Let the Stork Decide?

Joséane Chrétien
Doctoral Candidate
McGill University Faculty of Law
Commentators
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
Moderator
Professor Daphne Gilbert
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics
September 19 2018
5:30–7:00 pm
Fauteux Hall room 147B
Co-sponsored by the Shirley Greenberg Chair.
Pizza dinner provided.

 


Café Scientifique

Legalization of marijuana: Perspectives from health, economics, policy and law

Professor Anindya Sen
University of Waterloo Department of Economics
Professor Marie-Eve Sylvestre
University of Ottawa Faculty of Law
Phil Shaer
Chief Legal Officer, Canopy Growth Corporation
Moderator
Jason Nickerson
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics
October 17 2018
6:00–8:00 pm
Café Nostalgica (University of Ottawa)
Pizza dinner provided.

 


The generous society: Challenges in organ donation and transplantation

Professor Jennifer Chandler
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics
Professor 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)
Moderator
Professor Colleen M. Flood
Director, University of Ottawa, Centre for Health Law, Policy & Ethics
Opening Remarks
Adam Dodek
Dean, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law (Common Law Section)
November 15 2018
4:00–6:00 pm
Massey College, Upper Library
4 Devonshire Place
University of Toronto
Snacks provided.

 


Access to medical assistance in dying for persons with mental illness: Perspectives from psychiatry and law

Dr. Mona Gupta
Département de Psychiatrie et Addictologie, Université de Montréal
Professor Jennifer Chandler
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics
Professor Colleen M. Flood
Director
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics
Moderator
Dr. Simon Hatcher
​​University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics
November 22 2018
11:30 am–1:00 pm
Fauteux Hall room 302

 


The politics of pharmacare and health insurance reform: Lessons for Canada from the U.S.

Professor Theodore R. Marmor
Yale School of Management
U.S.A.
Professor Pierre-Gerlier Forest
Director and Palmer Chair
University of Calgary School of Public Policy
Professor Colleen M. Flood
Director
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics
Moderator
Professor Patrick Fafard
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics
Feburary 7 2018
11:30 am–1:00 pm
Fauteux Hall room 302
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