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PHO Grand Rounds: Beyond Healthcare vs. Public Health Ethics: Why We Need New Bioethics Thinking to Address Today’s Toughest Health Problems
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
Venue: 661 University Ave, 17th Floor Toronto, ON M5G 1M1 Boardroom 17-53
Topic:
Learning and development; Research and Collaboration
City: Toronto
Type: PHO Grand Rounds
Format: Webinar; In Person

Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties.

In this presentation, Dr. Gibson will explore the intersection of healthcare and public health and its implications for bioethics thinking and practice using examples of ‘wicked problems’ such as Ebola, In this presentation, Dr. Gibson will explore the intersection of healthcare and public health and its implications for bioethics thinking and practice using examples of ‘wicked problems’ such as Ebola, drug supply shortages, complex chronic disease, and ‘big data’. Dr. Gibson will argue that the traditional paradigms of healthcare ethics (with its focus on individuals) and public health ethics (with its focus on populations) are unfit by themselves to tackle these complex issues and that a new integrative bioethics approach is needed.

DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies or views of Public Health Ontario, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by Public Health Ontario.​​

Presenter: Dr. Jennifer Gibson

Dr. Jennifer Gibson is the Sun Life Financial Chair in Bioethics,Director of the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Associate Professor of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation and Clinical Public Health in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating  Centre for Bioethics at the University of Toronto. Jennifer’s current research focuses on ethical governance and performance of health institutions and systems. She has also served on government and health policy committees related to public health emergencies, public health surveillance, critical care triage, drug funding and supply, and medical assistance in dying. Jennifer holds a PhD in Philosophy. 

Public Health Ontario Grand Rounds are approved for continuing medical education from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. 
PHO Grand Rounds are also approved by Council of Professional Experience for professional development hours (PDHs) for members of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI). For more information, contact ian.johnson@oahpp.ca. 

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