Key Policy Issues in Organ Donation & Transplantation took place June 17–18 2021. You can watch videos of all the panels below.

2021-06-18

Key Policy Issues in Organ Donation & Transplantation – Panel 1. Living Donation Issues

Jed Gross
Bioethicist
University Health Network (Toronto)

Istvan Mucsi
Nephrologist
University Health Network (Toronto)

Fadia Jérôme-Smith
Kidney transplant recipient

Maeghan Toews
Lecturer
Adelaide Law School, Australia

2021-06-18

Key Policy Issues in Organ Donation & Transplantation – Panel 2. Non-Therapeutic Intensive Care

Matthew Weiss
Medical Director of Donation
Transplant Québec

Thaddeus Mason Pope
Professor
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, U.S.A.

Dale Gardiner
National Clinical Lead for Organ Donation
Nottingham University Hospitals, U.K.

2021-06-18

Key Policy Issues in Organ Donation & Transplantation – Panel 3. Research Ethics in ODT

Maureen Meade
Critical Care Consultant
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Professor, Department of Medicine
McMaster University

Charles Weijer
Professor, Departments of Philosophy and Medicine
Western University

Everad Tilokee
Data Analyst, Centre for Innovation
Canadian Blood Services
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Patient partner and transplant recipient

2021-06-18

Key Policy Issues in Organ Donation & Transplantation – Panel 4. Opt-Out Systems of Organ Donation

Christy Simpson
Professor and Head, Department of Bioethics
Dalhousie University

Robin Urquhart
Professor, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology
Dalhousie University

Stanislas Kandelman
Anesthesiologist
Hôpital Royal Victoria (Montréal)

2021-06-18

Key Policy Issues in Organ Donation & Transplantation – Panel 5. Medical Assistance in Dying and ODT

Timmie Ann Schramm
Friend of an organ donor following MAiD

Vanessa Gruben
Professor, Faculty of Law
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics

Andrew Healey
Chief Medical Officer
Trillium Gift of Life Network

2021-06-18

Key Policy Issues in Organ Donation & Transplantation – Panel 6. ODT and COVID-19

Marie-Chantal Fortin
Nephrologist
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Principal Scientist – Immunopathology
Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal

Simon Oczkowski
Intensivist
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Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences
McMaster University

Sean Delaney
Patient Partner
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Associate Director, Organ Listing & Allocation
Canadian Blood Services

Maxwell J. Smith
Professor, School of Health Studies
Western University
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Member, Ontario COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force

2021-06-18

Key Policy Issues in Organ Donation & Transplantation – Panel 7. Alcohol Abstinence

Prosanto Chaudhury
Interim Director, Multi-Organ Transplant Program
McGill University Health Centre

Susan Abbey
Psychiatrist-in-Chief
University Health Network (Toronto)

Alyssa Tomkins
Partner
Caza Saikaley LLP

2021-06-18

Key Policy Issues in Organ Donation & Transplantation – Panel 8. Big Data And Machine Learning

Michaël Chassé
Intensivist
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Principal Scientist – Innovation
Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal

Heloïse Cardinal
Transplant Nephrologist
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Principal Scientist – Immunopathology
Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal

Glenn Cohen
Professor
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Deputy Dean
Harvard Law School, U.S.A.

2021-06-18

Key Policy Issues inOrgan Donation & Transplantation – Panel 9. Reform of the Canadian ODT System

Sam Shemie
Critical Care Pediatrician
Hôpital de Montréal pour enfants / McGill University Health Centre

Caroline Tait
Medical Anthropologist, Department of Psychiatry
University of Saskatchewan

Katherine Fierlbeck
Professor, Political Science
Dalhousie University

Patrick Fafard
Professor, Public and International Affairs
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics

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