Encounters in Bioethics - "Caring for People with Chronic Pain: Challenging ethical issues"

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
St. Joseph's Heritage, Georgian Room, 63 Carrie Street, Thunder Bay
Event Contact Name: 
Loretta Delea
Event Contact E-mail: 


Join the Lakehead University Centre for Health Care Ethics for a presentation and discussion session on "Caring for People with Chronic Pain: Challenging ethical issues":

- Addressing distress from the lack of definite diagnosis and/or treatment plan
- Balancing hope and realism when discussing expectations
- Responding to injustices experienced by the pain sufferer

Hadi Shojaei, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist, St. Joseph's Care Group; Assistant Professor, NOSM

-Jennifer Lake, RN, Chronic Pain Management Program, SJCG
-Paul Francis, MSW, RSW, Director of Indigenous Relations, SJCG
-Deborah Scharf, PhD, CPsych, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Lakehead University

Everyone is welcome. Free Admission. Free parking.

This session will also be offered in a one-hour format on Thursday, October 24th, from 12 - 1 pm at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Boardroom, 3rd Floor Administration. This is an abbreviated session; not all panelists participate. Everyone is welcome.