What: Assisted death: What everyone should know
Who: Dr. Harvey Chochinov, chair of the federal panel exploring options for a legislative response to the Supreme Court decision on physician-assisted death
When: Monday, May 2, 10 to 11 a.m.
Where: Reichwald Health Sciences, lecture theatre 257, 1088 Discovery Ave., UBC Okanagan
Questions about assisted death have been a water cooler topic ever since the federal government passed legislation to allow physician-assisted deaths two weeks ago.
The public is invited to a webinar in which Dr. Harvey Chochinov talks about the legislation and answer underlying questions that family members want to know. Chochinov is a distinguished professor of psychiatry and Canada Research Chair in Palliative Care at the University of Manitoba and director of the Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit.
He also chaired the federal panel that examined options for a legislative response to the Supreme Court decision on physician-assisted death.
Join the webinar with faculty and students at UBC Okanagan or link in with your own device. To RSVP, visit: eventbrite.ca/e/assisted-death-what-everyone-should-know-registration-24662870309
This knowledge and research exchange webinar is co-sponsored by UBC Okanagan’s Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention and the Castlegar Hospice Society.