Loading Events
Date March 25, 2021 Time 9:00 am - 10:30 am Timezone Newfoundland Time Zone Chapter St. John's Cost Free

St. John’s NFLD Chapter – Ethical Decision Making

Virtual presentation – ZOOM

On Thursday March 25, 2021, join Chandra Kavanagh, PhD, Director, Bounce Health Innovation as she discusses 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

This session qualifies for Ethics professional development hours

The registration deadline for this event is Monday, March 22, 2021.

The session is free and attendance will include 2020 – 2021 membership in the St. John’s Chapter of the Financial Management Institute.

A link will be provided with your registration confirmation.

Please complete the registration form and forward by email to FMIStJohns@fmi.ca.

Registration Form

Event Poster


  • Chandra Kavanagh

    Director Bounce Health Innovation