2017 Surgical Ethics Course

Event date: Wednesday, April 05, 2017, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Chjestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street

2017 University of Toronto Surgical Ethics Course

Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

0900 - 1600


“Surgical Ethics: Home and Away”

Through a combination of lectures, debates and smallgroup discussions, this course will explore ethical issues faced by surgeons,including:

  • Physician Assisted Death
  • Conflicts and resource allocation in complex patients who require indefinite care
  • Volunteer surgery overseas
  • Ethics Morbidity and Mortality Rounds

Course Faculty includes:

  • Mark Camp, Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Karen Devon, General Surgeon, Women’s College Hospital
  • Andrew Howard, Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Hospital for Sick Children
  • James Downar, Critical Care and Palliative Care Physician, University Health Network
  • Annie Fecteau, General Surgeon, The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Bernard Lawless, General Surgeon, St Michael’s Hospital
  • Martin McKneally, Professor Emeritus, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
  • Byung Moon, Cardiac Surgery, Southlake Regional Health Centre
  • Ryan Snelgrove, General Surgeon, University of Alberta

Registration fee: $100 (+HST) (Fee reimbursed for U of T Department of Surgery residents)

                        $50 (+HST) – 2016 General Surgery Update registrants


Course registration available at http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/university-of-toronto-surgical-ethics-course-2017-sur1770-registration-30495391537?ref=ebtnebtckt


This course is followed by the 3rd Annual Balfour Lecture in Surgical Ethics held at the Peter Gilgan Research and Learning Centre, 686 Bay Street, Toronto at 5pm.