Alberta Disability Forum’s “Dialogue on Health and Physician-Assisted Dying”

  • October 30, 2015
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On October 29, 2015, David Baker participated in the Alberta Disability Forum’s “Dialogue on Health and Physician-Assisted Dying” alongside Dr. Eric Wasylenko.

Dr. Wasylenko is a palliative care physician in the Calgary area, and a clinical ethicist with the Health Quality Council of Alberta.  He is also a member of the John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre at the University of Alberta, and a Clinical lecturer at the University of Calgary. He chairs the Public Health Ethics Consultative Group of the Public Health Agency of Canada.  To view his presentation at the Alberta Disability Forum, please click here (link to presentation).

David previously participated in the “Facing a Future with Assisted Suicide” webinar hosted by Citizens with Disabilities Ontario and moderated by Dr. Wasylenko. To learn more about this earlier webinar, click here (link to earlier post). The two also attended the Health Law in Canada – Medical Aid in Dying Conference on October 27, 2015, where David presented on his draft legislation during the Critical Review and Presentation of Legislative Framework Options panel. To view his presentation, click here (link to presentation).

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