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And then we’re seeing doctors who go through one experience and it’s just overwhelming, it’s too difficult, and those are the ones who say, ‘take my name off the list. I can’t do any more.’ ” Some doctors backing out of assisted death


Whose Death Is It Anyway? Perspectives on End-of-Life in Canada by Maureen Taylor and Sandra Martin
People die every minute in Canada, but how they die has become increasingly contentious as the demand for physician-assisted death and euthanasia has become louder and more widespread. Is the medical profession listening?

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Palliative Care Versus Assisted Death by Duncan G. Sinclair
Palliation, according to my dictionary, is the temporary relief of pain and suffering. Assisted suicide, of course, makes the relief permanent.

HealthcarePapers Vol. 14 No. 1 2014 | Physician-Assisted Death 

Ontario doctors ‘distressed’ over wave of bullying, infighting

Breakfast with the Chiefs

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Danielle Martin
, VP Medical Affairs and Health System Solutions, Women's College Hospital, and
Maureen O'Neil, President and CEO, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
Topic: Better NOW - Better HOW?
Location: Sinai Health System, Mount Sinai Hospital, Ben Sadowski Auditorium, 18th Floor, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, ON
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Upcoming Speakers for Breakfast with the Chiefs include:
  • Leslee Thompson, President and CEO, Accreditation Canada
  • Peter Pisters, President and CEO, University Health Network.
  • John Daniels, Global Vice President, Healthcare Advisory Services Group, HIMSS Analytics
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  • Lydia Lee to Partner and National Lead for the Canadian Digital Health Management Consulting Practice, KPMG, Toronto, ON
  • Tim Rutledge to Investigator, Brant Community Healthcare System, Brantford, ON
  • Ronald Lafrenière to Managing Director, Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives, McGill University, Montreal, QC
  • Sharmen Vigouret Lee to Dean, School of Health Sciences, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, BC
  • Arlene MacDougall to Director of Research and Innovation for Mental Health, St. Joseph’s Health Care, London, ON
  • Colonel A.M.C Bouchard to Director Force Health Protection, Canadian Forces Health Services Group, Ottawa, ON
  • Colonel P.J. Clifford to Deputy Surgeon General, Canadian Forces Health Services Group, Ottawa, ON
  • Colonel M.A. Lipcsey to Project Lead, Transformation, Canadian Forces Health Services Group, Ottawa, ON
  • Colonel P.J. Morissette to Deputy Chief of Staff, Force Health Protection, Canadian Forces Health Services Group, Ottawa, ON
  • Matt Davis to Regional Medical Director, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON
  • Cathy Kelly to Interim Chief Executive Officer, Erie St. Clair CCAC, Chatham, ON
  • Larry MacGirr to Chair of Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association, Toronto, ON
  • Stephen Jackson to Territorial Director, Home, Community, and Continuing Care, Department of Health, Government of Nunavut, Iqaluit, NU


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