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This is an archive of the Commission of Inquiry on Hormone Receptor Testing website, which was last updated in April 2009
and will not be updated further. If you have difficulty accessing any material, please contact the Department of Justice.


Symposium Presentations

A symposium was held in St. John's on April 22 and 23, 2008.  Mr. Timothy Caulfield, Director of Research for the Commission, facilitated the symposium where those preparing papers and other experts made presentations before Justice Cameron and the Commission.

Those presentations are listed below. 

Presentation of Bernard M. Dickens on Legal and Ethical Obligations of Public Health Authorities and Government
Presentation of Sherry Espin on Examining Disclosure Options: Procedures for Disclosing Adverse Events: A Literature Review
Presentation of Thomas H. Gallagher on Disclosing Unanticipated Outcomes to Patients: International Trends and Norms
Presentation of Gerald B. Robertson on The Legal Duty of Physicians to Disclose Medical Errors
Presentation of Philip Hébert on Disclosure: Ethical and Policy Considerations
Presentation of Joan M. Gilmour on Duty of Care; Standard of Care
Presentation of Peter G. Norton on The Patient Safety Movement: A Personal View
Presentation of Edward Etchells on Making Patients Safer
Presentation of Stephen Ward on Journalism and the Public Health