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Strategic session: Principles-based approach to assisted dying in Canada

(Tues. Aug. 25, 8:40-10:10 am)

This session seeks input from delegates on a proposed regulatory framework that will guide the CMA in its advocacy for physician-assisted dying, and looks for direction on other initiatives such as the process following patient requests for medical aid in dying and related issues. Outcomes will provide direction in forming CMA policy.


Strategic session held in committee of the whole format

Learning objectives

Through moderated discussion delegates will:

  • define and shape the proposed regulatory framework for assisted dying in Canada


This event is an Accredited Learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for 14.5 credits.

The program has been reviewed and approved by the University of Ottawa, Office of Continuing Professional Development.

This program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Nova Scotia Chapter for up to 15 Mainpro-M1 credits.