Departmental Distinguished Grand Rounds - MAiD Series
Title: MAID for sole mental disorders: Clinical, ethical and practical challenges
Speaker: Dr. Lilian Thorpe, BSc, MSc, MD, PhD, FRCP/ Professor, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology and Psychiatry / Saskatoon City Hospital
- Appreciate upcoming increased choices for end of life care for patients with primary mental disorders
- Appreciate the role of policy makers, psychiatrists and the mental health system in processes relating to MAiD MD-SUMC (Mental Disorder as the sole underlying medical condition)
- Better understand the balance between alleviating suffering and autonomy of patients with refractory mental disorders with protection of vulnerable patients
Presentation will be in English only.