Hot Topics in Health Law


November 8, 2016


5:00 PM - 7:15 PM


Toronto, Ontario

Delivery Method

In Person


During HealthAchieve 2016 (Metro Toronto Convention Centre), join us for this complimentary event where Osler's leading lawyers discuss recent developments in the health care industry of interest to board members, hospital leadership and professional staff.

5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Networking Cocktail Reception and Buffet Dinner
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Presentations and Q&A

Topics include:

  • Privileges Update, Presented by Paula Trattner, Partner, Health Industry Group

    • Voluntary restriction of hospital privileges – access to the courts for damages?

    • Does HPARB have jurisdiction over physician employee suspensions?

    • What level of procedural fairness applies when a physician applies for initial appointment to the professional staff? How much information is a hospital required to share if an application is denied?

  • Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), Presented by Michael Watts, Partner, Health Industry Group

    • Review of the Criminal Code

    • Are public hospitals required to provide?

    • Should deaths be reported to coroner?

    • Review of sample policy

  • Ask an Osler Lawyer!

    • Time will be allocated at the end of the presentations for any of your legal questions

Registration Info

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CLE/CPD Credit Information

Ontario – Substantive - 1


Michael Watts

Partner, Corporate Commercial