CONFERENCE: Summer Symposium on Health Ethics

Summer Symposium on Health Ethics

Wednesday 6 August 2003
Stollery Executive Development Centre
Business Building, University of Alberta
11211 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta

The John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre (JDHEC) invites you to attend a one-day symposium on health ethics. This course will offer a series of presentations by JDHEC Faculty that will challenge you to examine and explore the essential place of ethics in health care practice.

Sign Up for:
Full Day Symposium: $100 + GST
Student/Limited Income $ 50 + GST for students
Price Includes Lunch

Who should attend?
– Health care professionals
– Administrators
– Students in health sciences, law and humanities
– Ethics committee members


Worried, troubled or anxious? It may be moral distress
Wendy Austin, RN, PhD

This session is an exploration of the distress arising when moral choices in healthcare practice are thwarted by constraints.

Ethics in the Trenches
Paul Byrne, MB, ChB, FRCPC

This session will focus on the practical aspects of clinical ethics consultation and education.

“So you want to do research:”
Glenn Griener, PhD

This session is an outline of the main principles of research ethics and their application to projects ranging from clinical trials to chart reviews.

Bodies Here, There, and Everywhere
Barbara Russell, PhD, MBA

Philosophers and ethicists debate how our bodies impact our individuality and humanity. This session will focus on insights and ideas from this debate that are relevant to providing care for people.

From a Glint in the Eye to Bringing Up Baby: Ethics and Reproduction
Laura Shanner, PhD

This session explores the implications of family relationships in assisted reproduction and pregnancy management.

For more information:
Phone 780-492-6676