Annual Public Lecture

Annual Public Lecture Review

The deVeber Institute hosted it's Annual Public Lecture on Thursday Oct.27th 2016 at 7:00pm.  Our Special Guest this year was Dr. Ewan Goligher who spoke "On Saying "No": the Ethics of Conscientious Objection in Healthcare".  The event was co-hosted by Wycliffe College in Sharton Hall at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Ewan Goliger is a physiologist and an intensive care physician. He studied biochemistry and medicine at UBC and trained in internal medicine and critical care medicine in Toronto. He earned his PhD in respiratory physiology at the University of Toronto and divides his time between clinical care and research. He has written and spoken on ethical issues in end-of-life care and conscientious objection.

Dr. Goliger spoke about conscience rights for medical professionals including physicians, nurses and healthcare workers, as well as the role of conscience in medcine, the inescapable influence of foundational presuppositions on medical practice, and various other topics regarding the argument. 

Watch a clip from the lecture here:

A complete recording of the lecture will be available in 2 weeks time. Please check back here for details.


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