Conference Series 2024

2024 Theme: Ethics and organizational cultures in health care

NEXT CONFERENCE: MARCH 14, AT 12 PM

Transition de soins, culture organisationnelle et le projet participatif Parachute, Juliette DurocherAnne Fournier, Marie-José Clermont, Frédéric Simard et Rocio Gissel Gutierrez Rojas,  CHUSJ, Université de Montréal & IRCM (HYBRID FORMAT)

Developing a living lab in ethics: Initial issues and observations

In this discussion paper, we report and discuss four issues that marked the process of setting up a living lab in ethics:

  1. Determining the goals and expected outcomes;
  2. Establishing operational procedures;
  3. Selecting communities and defining pilot projects;
  4. Adopting a lens to tackle emerging questions and challenges.

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Transition from paediatric to adult health services: Aspirations and practices of human flourishing

The flourishing of youths is affected by suboptimal transition practices. We discuss the implications of our findings for environmental mastery, contextual autonomy, and the holistic and humanistic aspects of transition.

** New publication! 📖

Physicians' attitudes towards ethical issues and end-of-life decision-making for pediatric patients with unresponsive wakefulness syndrome: An international survey

The perspectives towards limiting life-sustaining treatment (LST) for pediatric patients with unresponsive wakefulness syndrome (UWS) are markedly different between physicians from countries with very high and lower Human Development Index (HDI).

** New publication! 📖

Medical assistance in dying for people with mental disorders: A comprehensive thematic review

The assessment of MAiD-MD applications is the most widespread source of concern regarding MAiD-MD. Addressing moral concerns that emerge upstream of MAiD-MD practices could help alleviate these concerns.

** New publication! 📖

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