assisted suicide

American College of Physicians opposes legalization of physician-assisted suicide

 Excerpt: "...the ACP believes that the ethical arguments against legalizing physician-assisted suicide remain the most compelling. On the basis of substantive ethics, clinical practice, policy, and other concerns articulated in this position paper, the ACP does not support legalization of physician-assisted suicide."

To read the full position paper please go to:

http://annals.org/aim/article/2654458/ethics-legalization-physician-assisted-suicide-american-college-physicians-position-paper

"Co-Morbid Pain and Dementia: A Case Study as Impetus for Change"

Don't miss this timely article prepared for the deVeber Institute and authored by Jean Echlin (RN, MSN), Kathryn Pfaff (RN, PhD) and Aleshia Johnston. 

"Co-Morbid Pain and Dementia: A Case Study as Impetus for Change"

Video of Dr Ewan Goligher available!

Last October, the deVeber Institute co-hosted its Annual Public Lecture with Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto. Our Special guest was Dr. Ewan Goligher who spoke "On Saying "No": the Ethics of Conscientious Objection in Healthcare":

Annual Public Lecture

Annual Public Lecture Review

The deVeber Institute hosted it's Annual Public Lecture on Thursday Oct.27th 2016 at 7:00pm.  Our Special Guest this year was Dr. Ewan Goligher who spoke "On Saying "No": the Ethics of Conscientious Objection in Healthcare".  The event was co-hosted by Wycliffe College in Sharton Hall at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Ewan Goliger is a physiologist and an intensive care physician. He studied biochemistry and medicine at UBC and trained in internal medicine and critical care medicine in Toronto. He earned his PhD in respiratory physiology at the University of Toronto and divides his time between clinical care and research. He has written and spoken on ethical issues in end-of-life care and conscientious objection.

The Ethics of Conscientious Objection in Healthcare by Dr. Ewan Goligher

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Dr. Ewan Goliger is a physiologist and intensive care physician. He obtained his MD from the University of British Columbia and trained in internal medicine and critical care medicine at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Goliger speaks about conscience rights for medical professionals including physicians, nurses and healthcare workers.