This seminar series brings guest speakers to the Faculty of Law to stimulate the discussion of issues related to the intersection of law with health care and related ethical and social issues.

The series is organized by the Health Law and Policy Group and the CIHR Training Program in Health Law, Ethics and Policy

All Seminars are held at 84 Queen’s Park, Falconer Hall, Solarium, from 12:30 to 2:00 PM unless otherwise indicated.

Lunch will be provided.

2015 - 2016 SCHEDULE

Date of Seminar

Speaker

Title

Thursday
September 24
Marc Rodwin
Professor
Suffolk University Law School
Conflicts of Interest in Medicine:  Learning from the United States, France and Japan
Thursday
October 15
Jennifer Chandler
Associate Professor
Faculty of Law
University of Ottawa
An offer that cannot be refused?  Coerced consent to treatment in the context of criminal sentencing
Thursday
October 29
 Matthew Herder
Associate Professor
Faculties of Medicine and Law
Dalhousie University

In Dialogue: Transparency and Fraud in Pharmaceutical Regulation

Thursday
November 19
Talha Syed
Assistant Professor
Berkeley Law
University of California

The Pharmaceutical Patent Paradox: Weak Patents for an Industry Needing Strong Protection

Joint seminar with the Centre for Innovation Law and Policy

Thursday
January 14

Bartha Knoppers
Professor, Canada Research Chair in Law and Medicine, and
Director, Centre of Genomics and Policy, Faculty of Medicine
McGill University
Data Sharing and Human Rights
Thursday
February 11

Frank Pasquale
Professor
Francis King Carey School of Law
University of Maryland

Humane Automation: The Future Logic of Medical Professionalism

Joint seminar with the Centre for Innovation Law and Policy

Thursday
March 3
Carl H. Coleman
Professor
Setaon Hall University 
School of Law
Physicians and Freedom of Speech

Thursday
March 17
Michelle Mello
Professor
Faculties of Law and Medicine
Stanford University
Expediting Resolution of Medical Malpractice Claims: the Role of Judges

See past workshops