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...

Ethics in an outbreak

By Andria Bianchi At the time of writing this column, most Canadians will likely be familiar with Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19). As defined by the...

Organs as trade commodities

By George Stremplis   The organ transplantation process has increasingly become an important issue that needs to be tackled by not only healthcare providers, but...

Ethical decision-making and mass casualty incidents

 By Daniel Buchman Earthquakes. Floods. Mass shootings. Highly pathogenic strains of influenza. What do these disasters have in common? They all have the potential to...

Ethical issues of cryonics

By Kristina Smith and Andria Bianchi Case: Sasha is a 60-year-old neurologist and researcher who is interested in concepts of life, death, and consciousness. Sasha...

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