Category Death & Assisted Dying

Radical Technology, Bodyhacking, & Medicine

Michele Battle-Fisher calls on conventional medical to consider how acts of healing will change in the context of transhumanism.

ORGAN DONATION AFTER MEDICAL AID IN DYING

Jennifer A. Chandler describes some of the ethical and legal challenges surrounding organ donation following medical assistance in dying.

Mental Illness and Access to Assisted Dying

Ryan Tanner responds to objections to allowing medical assistance in dying for persons suffering from mental illness as the sole underlying medical condition.

Religious exemptions to assisted dying harm patients

Stuart Chambers argues that faith-based institutions should not be ‘conscientiously objecting’ to medical assistance in dying.

Assisted Dying, Mental Illness, & Patient Age

Ellen Wiebe, a physician who has provided medical assistance in dying, discusses her views about providing this service when the request is from a young person suffering from mental illness.

Cost of Medical Assistance in Dying

Cristina Alarcon questions the social costs of legalizing medical assistance in dying.

Death, Dying, and the “Fix-it-urge”

Dayna Lee-Baggley calls for improved training for healthcare providers in providing care to patients at the end-of-life.