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Encounters in Bioethics: Learning from Mistakes - Commitment or Cliche?

Event Date: 2017-01-25
Time: 7:30 PM
Duration: until 9:30 p.m.
Location: Confederation College, room D322 Shuniah Building, 1450 Nakina Drive, Thunder Bay, ON
Price: Free. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Contact: Loretta Delea
  (807) 343-8126

Join the Centre for Health Care Ethics for a presentation and discussion on Learning from Mistakes: Commitment or Cliche?

This presentation will discuss:

  • Do legislation and regulation support transparent communication to patients in the wake of harmful patient safety incidents?
  • To what degree is there a just culture of safety in healthcare?
  • How can we optimize healthcare organizations as true learning organizations?


  • Anne Matlow, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine, Paediatrics, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Toronto


  • Bobby Chaudhuri, MD - A patient's experience
  • Cathy Covino, Senior Director, Quality & Risk Management, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
  • Roy Macgillivray, BA, LL.B., White Macgillivray Lester LLP

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 25
Time: 7:30-9:30 pm
Location: Confederation College, Shuniah Building (main building), 3rd floor, Room D322, 1450 Nakina Drive, Thunder Bay, ON