9-Jun-2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Bluenose Chapter Webinar - Part 2 of Webinar Series
Personalization of the health system: How can health systems re-orient their mandate towards value?

June 9, 2016
  12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Atlantic Time
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time

CCHL Bluenose Chapter Education Session. This is the second session in a series of three ethics-based educational events hosted by the Bluenose Chapter.

A brief presentation will be followed by an interactive case discussion.


  • To clarify the ethical goals of personalized medicine.
  • To identify possible tensions between personalized care and high-value care.
  • To discuss ways to preserve and promote goals of health equity and justice in the implementation of personalized medicine.


Featured Speaker: Lynette Reid, Associate professor in the Department of Bioethics at Dalhousie University

Professor Reid, associate professor in the Department of Bioethics at Dalhousie University, works at the intersection of public health ethics, clinical ethics in primary care, and social and political philosophy of health systems, including the ethics of wait lists and queue-jumping. Recent publications include an analysis of the distributional nature of population health, a discussion of the implications of growing economic inequality for bioethics and health systems, and papers on normative challenges for universal health coverage. She is also working on the ethical analysis of cancer screening programs and on wellness medical practices within the Canadian healthcare system.

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Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 1.00 Category I  credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.