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Tough choices in tough times: the ethics of resource allocation and triage in a pandemic


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May 11, 2022

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When: Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 12–1 p.m.

Where: Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86044633057, Meeting ID: 860 4463 3057. Meeting password: 112233

Who: James Downar, MHSc, MD; Head and Professor, Division of Palliative Care, uOttawa; Adjunct Professor, Queensland University of Technology School of Law;
Clinical Research Chair, Palliative and End-of-Life Care, uOttaw; Physician, Department of Critical Care, The Ottawa Hospital; Scientist, Bruyere Research Institute

Topics: Tough choices in tough times: the ethics of resource allocation and triage in a pandemic

  1. Describe the importance of a planned approach to triaging limited resources in a pandemic
  2. Discuss and critique the common concerns raised about triage protocols
  3. Reflect on challenges we encountered during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what this means for resource allocation work in future
James Downar

James Downar

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