november, 2023

08nov6:30 pm8:30 pmMedical Assistance in Dying: An evening of updates, evidence and conversationCafé Scientifique


Event Details

Join us for an overview of current legislation and upcoming changes that govern MAID in Canada. Hear from experts and researchers who study MAID from a variety of perspectives and help us to set future research priorities.

Barbara Pesut , RN, PhD

  • Professor, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Social Development, University of British Columbia Okanagan
  • Principal Research Chair in Palliative and End of Life Care

Lori Verigin, RN, MSN, NP

  • Nurse Practitioner, Interior Health Authority
  • Principal Knowledge User

Caroline Variath, PhD

  • Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences and Human Services, Vancouver Island University
  • Researcher

Janine Brown, RN, PhD, CCNE

  • Associate Dean, Faculty of Nursing, University of Regina
  • Researcher

Laurel Plewes, RN, MScN

  • Director, Vancouver Coastal Assisted Dying Program
  • Knowledge User

Sally Thorne, RN, PhD, CAHS, CM

  • Professor Emeritus, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia Vancouver

Supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

This event is SOLD OUT


(Wednesday) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm PST


Laurel Packing House

1304 Ellis Street


in Partnership with School of Nursing