Toronto Upcoming Events
Limits of a Duty to Care? A discussion with medical students
Time is TBD
Unrestricted MAID: A thought experiment
Sun, Jul 26
Beyond the Clinic: The Future of Healthcare Delivery
Sun, Jun 21
Jun 21, 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM EDT
Post-lockdown, we will emerge into a new age of medicine where healthcare delivery is no longer confined to the clinic. In this brainstorming session, we will collaborate to define ethical concerns, and generate solutions that will best serve the public. Led by Nate Gerber, BFA & Marisa Dorling, BSc
Utility vs. Equity?
Sun, Jun 07
Jun 07, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
In a social system with marginalized minorities, strict utilitarianism can have consequences that are problematically discriminatory. In this talk, we'll contrast the utilitarian maxim of ‘the greatest good for the greatest number’ with principles of equity. Led by Kayla Wiebe, PhD(c)
Sun, May 31
May 31, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
Widespread restrictions on movement experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic have a complex history bound up with gender, dis/ability, reproduction, and social justice. Join us as we explore social histories of confinement, and what they mean for present. Led by Alana Cattapan, PhD.
Duty to Care: Is there a limit?
Sun, May 24
Is criminalization justified for the sake of public health?
Sun, May 17
May 17, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
A discussion on whether criminal sanctions should be used for public health goals in a pandemic. Led by Teddy Weinstein, JD. Teddy Weinstein is a lawyer licensed to practice in Ontario. He completed his articling at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and was called to the Bar in 2019.
Who gets the ventilator?
Sun, May 03
The Costs of Social Distancing
Sun, Apr 12
Protecting the Vulnerable: Beneficence or Paternalism?
Sun, Apr 05
Café Bioethics: Biobanking and Informed Consent
Fri, Jan 31
Hart House (Committee's Room - 2nd Fl)