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.


The Gift of Life: Emerging Legal and Ethical Issues in Organ Donation in Canada (w/ pizza dinner)

Erin Nelson
Faculty of Law
University of Alberta
Vanessa Gruben
January 31, 6:00–7:00
Fauteux Hall 351
RSVP to healthlaw@uottawa.ca.


Book Launch: Canadian Health Law and Policy, 5th Ed.

February 1, 4:30–6:30 pm
Fauteux Hall Atrium
RSVP to healthlaw@uottawa.ca.

Intellectual Property, Global Health, and the New International Economic Order

Sam Halabi
School of Law, University of Missouri, U.S.A.
February 13, 11:30 am–1:00 pm
Fauteux Hall 302


Migration, Refuge and Access to Health – Public Roundtable

Daniel Weinstock
Director, McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy
Dr. Kevin Pottie
Department of Family Medicine
Feburary 28, 3:00–6:30 pm (reception 5:30–6:30)
Faculty of Social Sciences 4004


Cash for Home Care

Jenny Nedelsky
Faculty of Law
University of Toronto
March 9, 11:30 am–1:00 pm
Fauteux Hall 135


Patient Safety in Nursing Homes

Lorian Hardcastle
Faculty of Law, University of Calgary
March 29, 11:30 am–1:00 pm
Fauteux Hall 302


Is Two-Tier Care the Future? Private Finance in Canadian Medicare Conference

April 6, 4:45–
April 7, all day
University of Ottawa
Keynote speakers:
Greg Marchildon 
Ontario Research Chair in Health Policy and System Design
Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Martha Jackman 
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics
Danielle Martin 
Vice President Medical Affairs and Health System Solutions
Women’s College Hospital, Toronto
Free public keynote & reception on evening of April 6.
Registration required for full conference—see conference website linked above.


Annual Ottawa–McGill Graduate Student Colloquium in Health Law, Policy and Ethics

May 4, 5, all day
University of Ottawa, room TBD
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