Bringing reconciliation into healthcare

By Bob Parke In the last weeks and days, we have been made aware of the painful and tragic truth of what has happened at...

An ethical obligation to prioritize people with intellectual disabilities for the COVID vaccine

By Andria Bianchi, Ana Luisa Santo and Yona Lunsky On December 9th, 2020, a palpable sense of relief was experienced by many healthcare providers and...

Vaccine hesitancy and healthcare hesitancy

By Claudia Barned In Dec 2020, provinces moved swiftly to roll out the Pfizer vaccine amongst healthcare workers and other prioritized groups. Government officials, bioethicists,...

Sexual and reproductive healthcare for refugees

By Sarosh Naqvi The subject of comprehensive sexual health education and care, specifically for refugees and migrants, is often overlooked. Some of the specific topics...

Telepractice and equity through the lens of a pandemic

In April 2018, I wrote about the ethics of e-health. E-health is a term that encompasses various technological methods and platforms used for health...

Telepractice and equity through the lens of a pandemic

By Andria Bianchi In April 2018, I wrote about the ethics of e-health. E-health is a term that encompasses various technological methods and platforms used...

Trust and medical knowledge

By Clair Baleshta The importance of medical knowledge is highly emphasized in our current healthcare system. Due to a focus on evidence-based medicine, we direct...

Changes in visitor policies during COVID-19

As a result of COVID-19, several practices and processes in healthcare settings have changed. One change that has had a substantial influence on patients,...

Changes in visitor policies during COVID-19

By Andria Bianchi and Katherine Stanley As a result of COVID-19, several practices and processes in healthcare settings have changed. One change that has had...

Prioritizing PPE in and outside of hospital walls

By Aamir Khan, Andria Bianchi and Angela Gonzales Bioethicists support clinicians, patients, families, and staff who encounter ethical dilemmas (i.e., situations in which it is...

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