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Reconciling the Principled with the Practical: Faith in Modern Medicine
Fri, 27 January 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM PST
Reconciling the Principled with the Practical:
Ethics in Modern Medicine
Friday January 27, 2017 | 7:30am - 8:30am
The Vancouver Club
Light Breakfast Buffet
Our January's breakfast will focus on the ethical trials currently facing Canadians working in medicine and medical fields.
While abortion in Canada has been legal since the early 1970s, medically assisted dying – or euthanasia – was legalized this year. In the meantime, genetic engineering has become an international trade of exceptional proportions.
A Pharmacist, a Doctor and a Geneticist who will discuss how their faith engages these growing ethical and moral challenges.
Pharmacist Cristina Alarcon
Doctor Will Johnston
Geneticist Dr. Rob Allore, SJ
We will discuss the implications of these landmark decisions and their most recent developments, and the challenges it poses to medical professionals who wish to remain faithful to their religious beliefs.
7am – Coffee before breakfast - Just for you Earlybirds!
Light breakfast – from 7:30am onwards
Program – 7:45 - 8:30am
Tickets $21.50 each – Table $172