BIOETHICS BOOK CLUB: BEING MORTAL TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015, 12-1PM ROOM B-A3, TUPPER BUILDING, 5850 COLLEGE STREET Particpate in National Health Ethics Week by joining us for an interactive discussion about the book Being Mortal by Atul Gawande and ethics issues at the end of life. Facilitators: Cathy Simpson – Health Ethics Consultant Marika Warren – Network Ethicist, Nova Scotia Health Ethics Network National Health Ethics Week 2015 – Bioethics Book Club: Being Mortal posterRead More →

EXPLORING ETHICS FROM COAST TO COAST TO COAST MARCH 2 – 8, 2015 In collaboration with the Nova Scotia Heath Ethics Network (NSHEN), and participating organizations across Canada, the Canadian Bioethics Society is coordinating the 2nd annual National Health Ethics Week, taking place March 2- 8, 2015. WHAT IS NATIONAL HEALTH ETHICS WEEK? National Health Ethics Week is a time set aside for health and educational institutions, ethics committees, health care professionals, community organizations, businesses and members of the general public, to host and take part in educational events that explore health ethics issues. National Health Ethics Week was designed with the following goals inRead More →

NATIONAL HEALTH ETHICS WEEK IS A TIME SET ASIDE FOR HEALTH AND EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, BUSINESSES AND MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC, TO HOST AND TAKE PART IN EDUCATIONAL EVENTS THAT EXPLORE HEALTH ETHICS ISSUES. National Health Ethics Week was designed with the following goals in mind: Encourage the organization of events to raise awareness of ethics issues related to health and health care across Canada Provide greater visibility for Canadian ethics committees, services and supports Provide an opportunity for Canadians to engage in dialogue regarding current health ethics issues facing their communities We invite you to join us in participatingRead More →