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Date October 28, 2021 Time 9:00 am - 11:00 am Timezone Newfoundland Daylight Time Chapter St. John's Place Virtual ZOOM session Cost Free

St. John’s NFLD Chapter – Ethical Decision Making – A Further Discussion

Virtual presentation – ZOOM

The St. John’s Chapter of The Financial Management Institute Presents: Ethical Decision Making – A Further Discussion

On Thursday October 28, 2021, join Chandra Kavanagh, PhD, Director, Bounce Health Innovation as she continues her discussion on ethical decision making, approaches, thinking and case studies. Through the case studies presented Dr. Kavanagh will highlight topics such as conflict of interests (COIs), reputation and risk, and others.

Most recently, Chandra was the Ethics Officer for the Newfoundland and Labrador Health Research Ethics Authority and led the organization through the initial stages of the COVID-19 crisis. Chandra received her PhD in Philosophy at McMaster University, where she studied biomedical ethics and feminist philosophy. Chandra also teaches biomedical ethics at Memorial University.

Bounce Health Innovation (Bounce) is a medical technology cluster made from a unique partnership of NATI, Eastern Health, Memorial University, Genesis Centre, the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information. The vision of Bounce is to help Newfoundland and Labrador become the testbed for medical technology innovation in North America. This will be accomplished by accelerating the growth of the health innovation sector in the province by continuing to align the health system with the principles of open innovation and entrepreneurship.

The outline for this session includes:
9:00 – 9:10  Introductions – FMI
9:10 – 10:10  Presentation by Chandra Kavanagh
10:10 – 10:30  Questions and Answers
10:30 – 11:00  FMI St. John’s Chapter – Annual General Meeting

The registration deadline for this event is Monday, October 25, 2021.  The session is free and attendance will include 2021 – 2022 membership in the St. John’s Chapter of the Financial Management Institute.

This session qualifies for 1.5 Ethics professional development hours.

For more information, please contact: FMIStJohns@fmi.ca

Event Poster


  • Chandra Kavanagh

    Director Bounce Health Innovation