Parachute Project. Awareness capsules (in French)

How does the transition go from the pediatric environment to the adult environment? How to optimize continuity of care? These capsules, which give voice to patients, offer possible answers.



Conference Series 2024

2024 Theme: Ethics and organizational cultures in health care


LGBTQ+ health care praxis: Building more equitable and just futures today, Zena Sharman, Writer, speaker,  strategist and LGBTQ+ health advocate (VIRTUAL)

Autonomy and its constrictive effects on our ethical lenses and imaginations

This paper discusses the role of autonomy and of participatory approaches in tackling the issue of refusal of care after opioid overdose.

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Brainstorm Newsletter

An interdisciplinary and bilingual newsletter about advances in health ethics theory and practice.


Living ethics: a stance and its implications in health ethics

In this article, we explain various aspects of a living ethics stance, including its theoretical, methodological, and practical implications as well as some barriers to its enactment based on the reflections resulting from the collaborative thinking and writing process.

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A milestone publication in Living Ethics

The IRCM highlights the publication of an important scientific article by our team, laying the foundations for an innovative vision of ethics in healthcare.

Directory of active living labs in Canada

With this directory, we aim to promote the visibility of living labs in Canada and stimulating collaboration within this emerging community.

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Pragmatism strives to develop practical approaches that promote human values and human flourishing using state-of-the-art methods from different disciplines.

Click “Learn more” to read about our history, theoretical and methodological foundations, and achievements.


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.