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Medical Assistant In Dying: Lecture and Expert Panel Discussion.

Friday, September 30, 2016
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
at Western University, Wolf Performance Hal
London, ON


Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St., London, ON
With the controversial assisted-dying Bill C-14 now law, this timely discussion will bring together a cross section of experts from various fields. This two-part event will begin with a lecture from Dr. Jeff Blackmer, MD’95, Vice President, Medical Professionalism, Canadian Medical Association, who is leading the way through the heavily-debated legislation. Following the lecture a panel discussion and audience question and answer period will be moderated by Carly Weeks, MA’04, Journalist, The Globe and Mail.

Expert panellists include: Dr. Valerie Schulz, Professor and Director, Palliative Medicine, Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine; Reverend Michael Bechard, Director, Campus Ministry, King’s University College; Robert Solomon, LLB, LLM, Distinguished University Professor, Faculty of Law, Western University; and Ingrid Mattson, PhD, London and Windsor Community Chair in Islamic Studies, Faculty of Theology, Huron University College.

Register by Friday, September 23.

This is a joint event between Western Law and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, open to all alumni, faculty, staff, students and community members. Please direct any event questions to comms@schulich.uwo.ca.

Please contact Schulich Medicine & Dentistry if you require information in an alternate format, or if any other arrangements can make this event accessible to you.

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