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Clinical Ethics

Alberta-wide

Health care is complex and sometimes requires us to make difficult decisions where there are no clear answers.

When underlying beliefs and values are in conflict we can help answer questions like:

  • “What is a good thing to do?”
  • “How should this decision be made?”
  • “Is this a reasonable compromise?”

Alberta Health Services physicians, staff, patients, clients and residents can access the Clinical Ethics Service to receive support and assistance in ethically challenging situations.

Related Links

AHS Ethics Framework

General Inquiries

E-mail
[email protected]

Phone
Administrative Coordinator (all Zones) 1-855-943-2821 | Calgary 403-943-2821

You may also access the Clinical Ethics Service by contacting the Clinical Ethicist at your Site, Program or in your Zone.

What Zone am I in?  Find your zone (map)

Provincial Contact

Al-Noor Nenshi Nathoo
Executive Director
[email protected]
587-794-3177

Administrative Coordinator
All Zones 1-855-943-2821 | Calgary 403-943-2821

North Zone

Katherine Duthie, PhD
Clinical Ethicist (also covering Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton)
[email protected]  
780-735-0367 | 780-860-5281

Nikoo Najand, PhD
Clinical Ethicist (also covering Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton)
[email protected] 
780-735-5330 | 587-986-9075

 

Edmonton Zone

Katherine Duthie, PhD
Clinical Ethicist, Royal Alexandra Hospital
[email protected]
780-735-0367 | 780-860-5281

Nikoo Najand, PhD
Clinical Ethicist, Royal Alexandra Hospital
[email protected]
780-735-5330 | 587-986-9075

Central Zone

Nikoo Najand, PhD
Clinical Ethicist
[email protected]  
403-343-4823

Calgary Zone

Gary Lepine, DTh
Clinical Ethicist
Rockyview General Hospital, South Health Campus
[email protected]
403-614-1862

Helgi Eyford, PhD
Clinical Ethicist
Peter Lougheed Centre, Community Care, Mental Health
[email protected]
403-943-4304 | 403-629-3293

Andrew D. Ross, PhD
Jr Clinical Ethicist
Foothills Medical Centre, Tom Baker Cancer Centre
[email protected]  
587-779-3720

Al-Noor Nenshi Nathoo, BSc, MA
Alberta Children’s Hospital and South Health Campus
[email protected]
587-794-3177

Kimberley Stever, MA
Clinical Ethicist
Alberta Children’s Hospital, Public Health
[email protected]
587-794-3967

South Zone

Gary Lepine, DTh
Clinical Ethicist
Rockyview General Hospital, South Health Campus
[email protected]
403-614-1862