2017 - 2018 SCHEDULE

Date of Seminar

Speaker

Title

September 14
Thursday
Irehobhude O. Iyioha
Visiting Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law & Adjunct Professor
John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre, University of Alberta

Theorizing Effectiveness: Law, Women's Health and the Limits of Formal Legal Effectiveness - A Multi-jurisdictional Analysis of Access to Abortion Services

September 28
Thursday
Larry Chartrand
Professor and Director, Native Law Centre
University of Saskatchewan College of Law

Aboriginal Rights and the Best Interests of the Child: The Hamilton Health Sciences v. D.H.

October 12
Thursday
Rebecca Dresser, D.N.
Kirby Professor of Law and
Professor of Ethics in Medicine
Washington University Saint Louis
Should the Law Permit Physician-Assisted Death for Dementia?

October 26
Thursday

Marta Machado
Professor, Getulio Vargas Foundation Law School
Sao Paulo, Brazil

The Battle Over Abortion Rights in Brazil’s State Arenas, 1995-2006

Watch the video of this seminar

November 23 ThursdayVardit Ravitsky
Associate Professor
Bioethics Program, School of Public Health, University of Montreal

The Shifting Landscape of Prenatal Testing: 
Ethical and Social Implications of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing
 

January 18
Thursday

Aaron Kesselheim
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School and 
Director, Program on Regulation, Therapeutics, and Law (PORTAL)

The Benefit and Risks of Expedited Development and Regulatory Approval of New Drugs

February 1
Thursday

Catherine Regis
Associate Professor
Faculty of Law, University of Montreal
Louise Bernier
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Sherbrooke

A Relational Autonomy Perspective on Advance Medical Directives for End-of-Life Care

Watch the video of this seminar

February 15
Thursday

YY Chen
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Debating Migrants' Inclusion in Health Care Solidarity

Watch the video of this seminar

March 8
Thursday

Erin Nelson
Professor, Faculty of Law
University of Alberta

Health Equity and Indigenous Women

Watch the video of this seminar

2016 - 2017 SCHEDULE

Date of Seminar

Speaker

Title

October 6
Thursday
Mary Shariff
Associate Professor & Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba 

Endgame: Clinical and Legal Distinctions between Palliative Care and Termination of Life

Comentator: David Baker, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., L.S.M., Bakerlaw

October 20
Thursday
The Honourable Susan E. Lang
retired Judge, Ontario Court of Appeal

The Motherisk Drug Testing Programme: What Went Wrong, and What to Do?

November 3
Thursday
Rebecca Cook
Professor Emerita, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
Lessons Learned from the Zika Amicus Brief

November 17
Thursday

Andelka Phillips
Ussher Assistant Professor in Information Technology Law, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
Contracting Away DNA - Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests for Health, Love, and More….
January 19
Thursday
Thana Cristina de Campos
Faculty Associate, Global Strategy Lab, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Is the Right to Health a Right to Well-Being? Distinguishing Essential and Non-Essential Health Needs

Commentator:  Lisa Forman, Canada Research Chair in Human Rights and Global Health Equity; Asst. Professor Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Univ. of Toronto

February 2 
Thursday

Luca Genovese
Researcher, Access to Medicines Foundation (The Netherlands)

The Access to Medicines Index 
(Seminar Co-organized with the WHO Collaborating Centre for Governance, Accountability and Transparency for the Pharmaceutical Sector)

February 16
Thursday

Martin Hevia
Professor and Executive Dean, Faculty of Law, University Torcuato di Tella, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
The Legal Status of Surrogacy Agreements and the Inter- American Convention on Human Rights
March 9
Thursday

Colin Gavaghan
Associate Professor and New Zealand Law Foundation Director in Emerging Technologies, Faculty of Law, University of Otago (New Zealand)

Reproductive Technologies and the Search for Regulatory Legitimacy
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

Commentator:  Dr. Nav Persaud
Associate Scientist Li Ka Shing Knowlede Institute, St. Michael's Hospital and Assistant Professor, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine, Univeristy of Toronto

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 22
Kate Greasley
Stowell Junior Research Fellow in Law
University of Oxford
Abortion, Feminism, and ‘Traditional’ Moral Philosophy 
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

Commentator:  Dr. Thomas J. Hudson, President and Scientific Director, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Faculty of Medicine, Depts. of Medical Biophysics and Molecular Genetics

Thursday
February 11

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

Data Acquisition and Consent:  Best Practices for an Era of Learning Health Care System

Commentator:  Michael Da Silva, SJD Candidate, University of Toronto Faculty of Law and Canadian Institutes of Health Research Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar

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
2014 - 2015 SCHEDULE

Date of Seminar

Speaker

Title

Thursday
September 11
Ubaka Ogbogu
Assistant Professor
Faculties of Law and Pharmacy
University of Alberta 
The Return of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: Why Mandatory Immunization is the Right Policy Option

Commentator:
Camille Lemieux
Associate Director, Infection Prevention and Control
University Health Network; Assistant Professor,
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Thursday
October 9
John Dawson
Professor, Faculty of Law
University of Otago (New Zealand) 
Randomized Controlled Trials of Community Treatment Order Regimes

Commentator:
Tess Sheldon
PhD candidate, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
University of Toronto 
Thursday
October 16 
 

Health Law Session within the University of Toronto-Tsinghua University Joint Conference

(TBC)

Thursday
November 13
Colleen Flood
Professor
Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa 

Using the Charter to Privatize Medicare

Commentator:  
Y.Y. Brendon Chen
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar
Faculty of Law, University of Toronto

Co-sponsored by the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights

Thursday
January 15

Angela Campbell
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law McGill University
Engaging with Surrogates' Choices: Tracing and Proscribing Viable Mothers in Law

Commentators:

Brenda Cossman
Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
Kyle Kirkup, PhD Candidae and Trudeau Fellow
Faculty of Law, University of Toronto 
Thursday
February 5

Michael L. Perlin, Professor
Director, International Mental Disability Law Program
New York Law School

 All His Sexless Patients”: Persons with Mental Disabilities and the Competence to Have Sex
 
Commentator: Sophie Nunnely, lawyer and SJD Candidate, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto 
Thursday
February 12
Steven Hoffman
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa 
Achieving Global Collective Action for Improving Access to Antimicrobials and Sustaining their Effectiveness

Commentator:
Paul Grootendorst
Director, Social and Administrative Pharmacy and Associate Professor, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Toronto 
Thursday
February 26 
Eric Feldman
Professor, Faculty of Law
University of Pennsylvania 
 E-Cigarettes: A New Challenge for Law and Public Health? 

Commentator:
Robert Schwartz
Executive Director, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit and Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto 
Thursday
March 12
Shannon Gibson
Research Associate
Faculty of Law, University of Toronto 

 Regulating Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs in the Digital Era

Commentator:  TBD

2013 - 2014

September 19
Colleen Grogan
School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago

The Hidden Politics of Population and Public Health Policies in the US

Commentator:
Terrence Sullivan
Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

*Co-sponsored by the School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto


October 24
Joanna Erdman
Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University 

The Influence of Evidence in the Criminalization of Sex

Commentator:
Andrea Charise
Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, University of Iowa


November 14
Bernard Dickens
University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Protection of Conscience in Medical Care


November 21
Norman Daniels
Dept. of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health

Ethical Basis for Excluding Unauthorized Immigrants from the Affordable Care Act

Commentator:
Audrey Macklin
Faculty of Law, University of Toronto

*Co-sponsored by the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights and the International Human Rights Program

NEW LOCATION:
Alumni Hall, Victoria College


January 16
Ian Mosby
University of Guelph, Department of History

Truth, Reconciliation, and the Historical Legacy of Human Biomedical Experimentation in Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools

Commentators:

Trudo Lemmens and Douglas Sanderson
Faculty of Law, University of Toronto


February 27
Lorian Hardcastle
 
University of Toronto Faculty of Law

The Role of Tort Law in Improving Governmental Accountability in the Health Sector

Commentator:
Joan Gilmour
Osgood Hall Law School, York University


March 27
Theodore R. Marmor
Yale School of Management

Court vs. Medicare:  Round II of Legal Challenges to Limits on Private Finance of Health Care


2012 - 2013

Date of Seminar

Speaker

Titles

October 11, 2012Christina Ho, Assistant Professor, Rutgers School of Law

In Defense of Self-Reference: Circularity and the Affordable Care Act and US Health care reform

October 18, 2012Amir Attaran, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of OttawaWhy and How to Make an International Crime of Medicine Counterfeiting
November 1, 2012Ted Marmor, Professor Emeritus, Yale School of ManagementThe US Supreme Court and the Impact of its 2012 Health Reform Reform Decisions
February 7, 2013Wendy Parmet, Matthews Distinguished University Professor, Northeastern University School of LawTBA
February 28, 2013Jocelyn Downie, Professor, Dalhousie University Faculties of Law and MedicinePoised: End of Life Law and Policy in Canada
March 21, 2013Allyn Taylor, Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Law CenterAn International Legal Strategy for Alcohol Control

2011 - 2012


September 15
12:30 – 2:00

Trudo Lemmens
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
Simon Stern
AssistantProfessor, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto 

Why Guest-Authors of Ghostwritten Publications Can Be Held Liable for Fraud


September 29
12:30 – 2:00
 

(Location:  78 Queen's Park, Flavelle House - Classroom B)

Carl Elliott
Professor, Center for Bioethics and the Departments of Pediatrics and Philosophy, University of Minnesota 


October 13
12:30 – 2:00
 
Joel Lexchin
Professor, School of Health Policy and Management, York University

Those Who Have the Gold Make the Evidence: The Pharmaceutical Industry and Clinical Trials

(co-sponsored by the Centre for Innovation Law & Policy


October 27
12:30 – 2:00
 

Colleen Flood
Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy and Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto  

Is Canada Odd?  European and Canadian Approaches to Choice and Regulation of the Public/Private Divide


November 17 (CANCELLED) please check back for a new date.
12:30 – 2:00
 

Joanna Erdman
Fellow, the Information Society Project’s Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice, Yale Law School
former Co-Director of the International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Programme and
founding Director of the Health Equity and Law Clinic at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto 

Access to Information on Safe Abortion: A Harm Reduction and Human Rights Approach


November 24
12:30 – 2:00
 

Barbara Evans
Associate Professor, Co-director, Health Law & Policy Institute and Director, Center on Biotechnology & Law
University of Houston Law Center 

Clinical Translation of Pharmacogenomics Under the U.S. Food & Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007

(co-sponsored by the Centre for Innovation Law & Policy)  


January 12
12:30 – 2:00

Saad Abughanm

The Implications of IP Protection on Access to Medicines: lessons from the Jordanian experience

(co-sponsored by the Centre for Innovation Law & Policy)    


Friday, January 20 - Note new date and location!
12:30 – 2:00

(Location:  Classroom B, Flavelle House - 78 Queen's Park)

Catherine O’Regan
Global Visiting Professor of Law, New York University and Former Constitutional Court Judge, South Africa

Adjudicating the Right to Health in the South African Constitution

(Joint Health Law, Ethics and Policy and Constitutional Roundtable Seminar)


February  2
12:30 – 2:00

Mariana Mota Prado

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto 

Provision of Health Care Services and the Right to Health in Brazil:The long, winding and uncertain road to equality

February 16
12:30 – 2:00
 

Kevin Outterson

Associate Professor of Law, Bioethics and Human Rights, Boston University 

Antibiotic Prize Funds

(co-sponsored by the Centre for Innovation Law & Policy


March 1
12:30 – 2:00
 

Aart Hendriks

Professor of Health Law, Faculty of Law, Leiden University 

The Regulation of Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide in the Netherlands. An example for Canada?

2010-2011

Click here to see the 2010-2011 schedule (PDF).

Health Law, Ethics and Policy Seminar Series
2009 - 2010

DateSpeakerTitle

September 17
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

LOCATION
FLC (Classrm C)
Flavelle House
78 Queen's Park

STUDENTS ONLY 

September 24
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Rebecca Cook
University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Stereotyping Women in the Health Sector

October 15
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Charles Ngwena
University of the Free State, South Africa

Conceiving Access to Health Care as a Right: Lessons from South Africa on the Limits of Justiciability

October 29
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

CANCELLED

Herman Nys
Catholic University of Leuven

 Europe's Experience with Patients' Rights Charters

November 12
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Joseph White
Case Western Reserve University

The Puzzling Politics of Spending Control in the Current U.S. Health Care Reform Debate

NEW DATE
November 19
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

LOCATION
FLC (Classrm C)
Flavelle House
78 Queen's Park

Richard Elliott
Director, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

 Delivering on the Pledge: Reforming Canada's Access to Medicines Regimes

December 3
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

STUDENTS ONLY

CANCELLED

 

January 14
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Philippe Couillard
McGill University

 The Chaoulli ruling and the government response: 4 years later

January 28
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Joan Gilmour
Osgoode Hall Law School

The Newfoundland and Labrador Commission of Inquiry on Hormone Receptor Testing: Understanding the Standard of Care in Laboratory Testing 

February 11
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Donald Light
Lorry Lokey Visiting Professor
Stanford University

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND CHANGED TO:

Colleen Flood                       Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto  

 Advanced Market Commitments: Current Realities and Alternate Approaches

 

Charter Rights & Health Care Funding:  A Typology of Health Rights Litigation                                  

February 25
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Scott Burris
Temple University

Stigma from a Public Health Law Perspective: Research Questions and Ethical Issues

March 11
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Lars Noah
University of Florida

Coerced Participation in Clinical Trials: Conscripting Human Research Subjects

March 25
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Ted Ormston
Consent and Capacity Board

 Mental Health and the Law

Health Law and Policy Seminar Series
2008 - 2009

The Health Law & Policy Seminars are co-sponsored by the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto.

DateSpeakerTitle

September 4
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

STUDENTS ONLY 

October 2
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Gregg Bloche
Georgetown University Law School

The Emergent Logic of Health Law

October 16
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Vanessa Gruben
University of Ottawa
Faculty of Law

 Privacy and the AHRA: Assisting in the Collection of Information for the Assisted Human Reproduction Agency of Canada

November 20
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00
Jonathan Berger
AIDS Law Project

Institutions Matter: The Right to Health, the Regulation of Medicines and the South African Constitution

November 27
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00
Mary Anne Bobinski
University of British Columbia
Faculty of Law

The U.S. Perspective on the Health Insurance Debate in Canada

December 4
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

STUDENTS ONLY 
January 22
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00
Mary Wiktorowicz
York University
Health Policy & Management

Mental health network governance and coordination: Comparative analysis across ten regions

January 29
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Martin Hevia

Joanna Erdman

University of Toronto

The Right Against Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment: Termination of an Anencephalic Pregnancy

 

February 5
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Constance MacIntosh
Dalhousie University Law School

Dirty Water, Dirty Hands:  Public Health Deficits and Water Quality Debacles on First Nation Reserves

February 12
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00
LOCATION:
Classroom C
78 Queen's Park
 

Aeyal Gross
Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law

 

 

 The Right to Health in the Era of Privatization: Public Health/Private Rights or Private Health/Public Rights


March 12
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Jane Kay
Oxford University

Data-Sharing of Research Data - What are the implications?

March 26
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Theodore R. Marmour
Yale University School of Management

Reflections on Medicare Across the North American Border

Health Law and Policy Seminar Series
2007 - 2008

DateSpeakerTitle

September 12
Wednesday
12:30 - 2:00

Naina Kapur
Sakshi Center
 Public Interest vs. Public Interest

September 19
Wednesday
12:30 - 2:00

NEW LOCATION:
Abella Moot Court Room
78 Queen's Park

Paul Hunt
Human Rights Center, University of Essex

Co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Program.

Right to the Highest Attainable Standard of Health: Opportunities and Challenges

NEW DATE:
October 3

Wednesday
12:30 - 2:00

Ron Bouchard
University of Toronto, Faculty of Law
Commercializaton of Publicly-funded Medical Technologies: A Third Way

October 25
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Stephen Smith
University of Birmingham Law School
Regulating Assisted Dying: Slippery Slopes and Other Myths
November 1
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00
Ted Schrecker
University of Ottawa

Challenging the global marketplace: The rights to health and why it matters

November 22
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00
Joanna Erdman
University of Toronto

In the Back Alleys of Health Care: Abortion, Equality and Community in Canada

November 29
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Marie-Claude Premont
McGill University Faculty of Law
Post-Chaoulli direction for healthcare: Worrisome signs from Quebec
December 6
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00
Richard Gold
McGill University Faculty of Law

Myriad Genetics: Caught in the Eye of a Policy Storm

January 10
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Timothy Jost
Washington and Lee University
School of Law
Legal Barriers to Universal Health Care Coverage in the United States
January 24
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

Maurice Adams
University of Antwerp

The regulation of euthanasia in Belgium (and the Netherlands): legal and socio-legal aspects

NEW DATE:
February 7
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

NEW LOCATION:
Classroom A
78 Queen's Park

Aeyal Gross
Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law

Health Between a Right and a
Commodity: A Comparative Analysis of the Israeli Experience



February 14
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

David Henry
President & CEO, Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)

The Australia/USA Free Trade Agreement - impact on access to medicines
March 6
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00
Chidi Oguamanam
Dalhousie University Law School

The Future of Personalized Medicine and Personalizing the Medicine of the Future: In Search of Insights from Complementary and Alternative Medicine

NEW DATE
March 13 (Thurs)
12:30 - 2:00
LOCATION
Classroom A
78 Queen's Park

Jill Horwitz
University of Michigan Law School

 

 What do Nonprofits Maximize?  Nonprofit Hospital Service Provision and Market Ownership Mix

 

March 20
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00

William Lahey
Dalhousie University Law School

Inter-Professional Practice and the Law: Understanding and Overcoming the Barriers

 

Health Law and Policy Seminar Series
2006 - 2007

Unless otherwise indicated, all seminars are held in the Solarium (room FA2), Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 84 Queen's Park.

DateSpeakerTitle

September 7
12:10 - 2:00

Michael Decter
Chair, Health Council of Canada

The Evolution of Canadian Health Care:  Poetry, Policy and Prospects

September 14
12:10 – 2:00

          

Ted Marmor
Yale School of Management

 LOCATION:
Abella Moot Court Room
78 Queen's Park

Policy Analysis:  Putting it All Together

September 21
12:10 - 2:00

Stefan Gress
University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Social and private health insurance in Germany:  Consequences of the 2006 health care reform

September 25
MONDAY

12:10 - 2:00

Marie Bismark
Senior Solicitor, Buddle Findlay
(New Zealand)

New Zealand's No-Fault Accident Compensation Scheme

October 5
12:10 - 2:00
Edward P. Richards
Louisiana State University Law Center
When Moral Hazard Becomes Mortal Hazard - Policy Failures Leading to the Hurricane Katrina Disaster
October 12
12:10 - 2:00

Jacob Hacker
Yale University
LOCATION: 
Abella Moot Court Room, 78 Queen's Park

Dismantling the Health Care State? Political Institutions, Public Policies, and the Comparative Politics of Health Reform
October 26
12:10 - 2:00
Jacqueline Fox
University of South Carolina School of Law

Reinvigorating the Concept of Benefit:  The Failure of Drug Company-Sponsored Research on Human Subjects

November 2
12:10 - 2:00
Nola Ries
University of Alberta
Is the Law Fit to Combat Fat?  Addressing the Obesity Epidemic through Food Regulation and Litigation

NEW DATE
January 11
12:10 - 2:00

Daniel Callahan
The Hastings Center
LOCATION: 
Classroom FLA, 78 Queen's Park

Medicine, the Market, and Unsustainable Progess

February 1
12:10 - 2:00

Ariel Katz
University of Toronto, Faculty of Law
Pharmaceutical Lemons:  The Effect of Patents and Regulation in the Drug Industry

NEW DATE
February 15
12:10 - 2:00 

Sanda Rogers
University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law
NEW LOCATION:
Classroom FLA, 78 Queen's Park
Misconceived: Women's Reproductive Equality and the Supreme Court of Canada

March 1
12:10 - 2:00

Joan H. Krause
University of Houston Law Center

The Ethics of Influence: Pharmaceutical Companies and Medical Practice

March 15
12:10 - 2:00

Mark Hall
Wake Forest University School of Law and School of Medicine; and Babcock School of Management

The History and Future of Health Care Law: An Essentialist View

March 22
12:10 - 2:00

Joan M. Gilmour
Osgoode Hall Law School
LOCATION:
Classroom FLA, 78 Queen's Park

Patient Safety, Medical Error and Tort Law:  Where To From Here?

March 29
12:10 - 2:00

Toni Ashton
University of Auckland, Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences

Contracting for health services in a 'decentralized' health system

May 1 (Tuesday)
4:00 - 6:00

LOCATION: 
Auditorium
(Room 610)

Health Sciences Bldg.
155 College Str.

Pauline Allen
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Wine and Cheese Reception to follow in room 208, Health Sciences Building.

Please RSVP to Nadia Gulezko at
n.gulezko@utoronto.ca

Moving Towards the Market Again:  Supply Side Reform in Recent English Healchare Policy

 

Health Law and Policy Seminar Series
2005 - 2006

Unless otherwise indicated, all seminars are held in the Solarium (room FA2), Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 84 Queen's Park.

DateSpeakerTitle

September 8
12:10 - 2:00

Students only.

 

September 15
12:10 – 2:00
Lawrence Gostin
Georgetown University

New Location: 
Classroom FLA, Flavelle House
78 Queen's Park

Lawrence Gostin's visit is organized in the context of a research project on "Insurance and Health Systems Implications of Genetics", which is funded by a grant from Genome Canada, through the Ontario Genomics Institute. 
Health of the People: The Highest Law?

September 22
12:10 - 2:00

Charles Ngwena
University of the Free State, South Africa

Co-sponsored with the International Human Rights Program.

Equality, Access to Health Care and the Constitution:  A South African Perspective
September 29
12:10 - 2:00
Dianne Nicol
Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania

Dianne Nicol's visit is organized in the context of a research project on "Insurance and Health Systems Implications of Genetics", which is funded by a grant from Genome Canada, through the Ontario Genomics Institute. 
Genetic Tests and Gene Patenting:  Can the Relationship Work?
October 20
12:10 – 2:00
Keith Syrett
School of Law, University of Bristol

New Location:
Classroom FLA, Flavelle House
78 Queen's Park
 
Deliberating on the Rationing of Health Care:  Rethinking the Role of the Courts
October 27
12:10 – 2:00
Ted Marmor
Yale University
Comparative Policy Analysis and the Medical Care World

November 3
12:10 - 2:00

Gilbert Sharpe and Raisa Deber
University of Toronto

The Supreme Court and Chaoulli

November 17
12:10 - 2:00

Sheila Wildeman
Dalhousie University

LOCATION: 
Room FA3 Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Autonomy, Insight, and Psychiatric Treatment Choice:  Starson's Catch-22
November 24
12:10 - 2:00
Timothy Jost
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Consumer-Driven Health Care:  United States and International Experiences
December 8
12:10 - 2:00
Catherine Regis
University of Toronto
Dispute Resolution in Health Care: A Law and Psychology Approach

January 19
12:10 - 2:00
NEW DATE

Trudo Lemmens
University of Toronto
Is Medical Research in Crisis?  And Will Registration of Clinical Trials Restore Public Trust?
January 26
12:10 - 2:00
Sherry Glied
Columbia University
Regret, Envy, and Efficiency: The Economics of Equity in Health Care
February 2
12:10 - 2:00
Carolyn Tuohy
University of Toronto
Quality, Accessibility, Sustainability:  Can We Have All Three in Health Care?
February 9
12:10 - 2:00
Mita Giacomini
McMaster University
Reasons and reasoning in decisions to publicly insure health technologies

March 2
12:10 - 2:00

Colleen Flood
University of Toronto

Prospects and Pitfalls in Regulating Private Health Care Insurance

March 16
12:10 - 2:00

Michael Waite
University of Alberta

To Tell the Truth:  The Ethical, Legal and Patient Safety Implications of Disclosure of Medical Error and the Need for Reform

March 30
12:10 - 2:00

Barbara von Tigerstrom
University of Saskatchewan

The Revised International Health Regulations and Restraint of National Health
NEW DATE:
April 4
(Tuesday)
12:10 - 2:00

Adalstein Brown
University of Toronto

NEW LOCATION:
Classroom FLB, Flavelle House
78 Queen's Park

Reflections on Hospital Governance: Variations in practice and their implications for the new world of hospital (and local) governance

NEW
April 18

(Tuesday)
12:10 - 2:00

Dr. Gregory P. Marchildon
Graduate School of Public Policy
University of Regina

NEW LOCATION:
Faculty Lounge, Flavelle House
78 Queen's Park

Canadian Health Care:  A Comparative View from the European Observatory


With introductory remarks by
Profesor Richard Saltman, Emory University.

Health Law and Policy Seminar Series
2004 - 2005

DateSpeakerTitle

September 9
12:10 - 2:00

Registered students only.

 

September 23
12:10 – 2:00 p.m.
Nitesh Choudhry
Harvard Medical School and the Division of  Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women's Hospital
The Paradox of Clinical Experience:  The Practice of Older Physicians and Strategies to Change Physician Behaviour

September 30
12:10 - 2:00
Location:
Bennett Lecture Hall

Roy Romanow
Chair, Commission on the Future of Health Care 2001; Former Premier of Saskatchewan
Reception to follow.

The Past, Present and Future of Medicare
October 14
12:10 - 2:00
Raisa Deber
Department of Health Administration, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Private Delivery and Public Goals: Mechanisms for Ensuring that Hospitals Can Meet Public Objectives:  A Four-Jurisdiction Case Study
October 28
12:10 – 2:00
Graeme Laurie*
School of Law, University of Edinburgh, Scotland and Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law
Genetic Privacy: Anti-social concept or fundamental right?
November 25
12:10 – 2:00
Dominique Sprumont*
Universities of Neuchatel and Fribourg, Switzerland
The Importance of National Laws in the Internationalization of Clinical Trials

December 9
12:10 - 2:00

NEW LOCATION:
Flavelle Dining Room
78 Queen's Park

Carolyn McLeod
Department of Philosophy, University of Western Ontario; Faculty Fellow, Comparative Program on Health & Society, Munk Centre, University of Toronto. 

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Feminism and Law Workshop Series.

A Feminism Appraisal of Medical Conscience Clauses

January 6
12:10 - 2:00

Tom Archibald
SJD student, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
From Accommodation to Integration: Facing Tensions Between Health Human Resources Policy and Labour Law in Canadian Health Care
January 20
12:10 - 2:00

Jerome Singh*
Director, Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA); Howard College School of Law, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


Standards of Care in the Antiretroviral Rollout World
February 3
12:10 - 2:00
Lisa Forman
SJD student, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
The Role of International Human Rights in Increasing Access to AIDS Medicines in Developing Countries

February 25
(Friday)
12:10 - 2:00

NEW LOCATION:
Classroom FLA
78 Queen's Park

Maneesha Deckha*
University of Victoria

Co-sponsored by the Feminism and Law and Diversity Workshops.

Designing, resigning, and maligning?: Ability, sex, and culture in the sex selection debate
March 3
12:10 - 2:00
Glenn Rivard*
General Counsel, Health Canada
UNESCO Bioethics Declarations:  Ethics, Science and Human Rights in the 21st Century
March 17
12:10 - 2:00
Rebecca Cook
Professor of Law & Faculty Chair in International Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto

The Role of the Courts in Protecting Women's Health

NEW DATE
March 24
12:10 - 2:00

NEW LOCATION
Classroom FLB
78 Queen's Park

Adriana Petryna*
Department of Anthropology, New School University, New York

Globalizing Clinical Trials: Pharmaceutical Drug Development and the Ethics of Human Subjects Research

March 29
(Tuesday)
12:10 - 2:00

Robert Charney
Ministry of the Attorney General Ontario
Mary Eberts, Eberts Symes Street

Co-sponsored by the the Constitutional Roundtable series.


The Autism Wars: Autism Treatment and the Charter of Rights in Canadian Courts

April 7
12:10 - 2:00

David Wiwchar* 
Managing Editor & Southern Region Reporter
Ha-Shilth-Sa - Canada's Oldest First Nations Newspaper

Bad Blood: First Nations communities respond to lacking research ethics guidelines
     

Presentations marked with an * are in part supported by Genome Canada, through the Ontario Genomics Institute, as part of a grant on "International Comparative Perspectives on the Regulation of Genomics Research and on the Implications of Genetic Testing on Health Systems and Insurance."

For more information about these workshops, please contact Nadia Gulezko at n.gulezko@utoronto.ca