We are always looking to grow our interdisciplinary team and are currently recruiting two postdoctoral or graduate researchers! Our first project examines the ethical and social implications of health care transitions for youth with chronic conditions, including rare diseases. Our second project examines the ethics of registry-based type-1 diabetes research.
New paper out in the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies by John Aspler (Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit), Natalie Zizzo (McGill University), Nina di Pietro (Douglas College), and Eric Racine (Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit) on media representations of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).
The Montreal Health Ethics Seminar Series is a bilingual monthly seminar/webinar series aimed at bringing people together to think about and discuss issues in health ethics. Our aim is to promote health ethics through seminars that foster dialogue between groups of participants with different perspectives (e.g., academics, clinicians, patients, community members).
This paper investigates how physicians understand and address the ethical challenges of prognostic uncertainty in the case of neonatal HIE, contextualized within the social science literature.
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The Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit is recruiting a full-time research coordinator. ResponsibilitiesCoordination of a team of ...
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On Friday October 19th, members of the Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit attended an exciting neuroethics "speed-dating" event ...
Research undertaken at the Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit addresses a range of challenges in health care, research, and health policy. It relies on the use of interdisciplinary approaches that are grounded in facts, open to deliberative processes, and focused on producing practical changes that promote respect of persons and human flourishing in all its diversity.
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