Beyond the Debate: The Future of Physician-Assisted Suicide
Beyond the Debate: The Future of Physician-Assisted Suicide was presented by the Institute of Medical Science on June 19th, 2015.
The debate produced a thought-provoking conversation about one of the most controversial issues of our time.
Our panelists include:
Jeff Blackmer, MD, MHSc, FRCPC, Vice-President, Medical Professionalism, Canadian Medical
Association, Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa
Jean Echlin, RN, MScN, President, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, Adjunct Associate
Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Windsor
Kerry Bowman, PhD, Clinical Ethicist, Mount Sinai Hospital, Bioethicist, Joint Centre for
Bioethics, University of Toronto
James Downar, MDCM, MHSc, FRCPC, Co-chair, Physicians’ Advisory Committee, Dying with
Dignity Canada, Assistant Professor, Divisions of Critical Care & Palliative Care,
University of Toronto