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    Models of Ethics Consultation Used by Canadian Ethics Consultants: A Qualitative Study
    with Chris Kaposy, Fern Brunger, and Victor Maddalena
    HEC Forum 28 (4): 273-282. 2016.
    This article describes a qualitative study of models of ethics consultation used by ethics consultants in Canada. We found four different models used by Canadian ethics consultants whom we interviewed, and one sub-variant. We describe the lone ethics consultant model, the hub-and-spokes sub-variant of this model; the ethics committee model; the capacity-building model; and the facilitated model. Previous empirical studies of ethics consultation describe only two or three of these models.
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    The use of Ethics Decision‐Making Frameworks by Canadian Ethics Consultants: A Qualitative Study
    with Chris Kaposy, Fern Brunger, and Victor Maddalena
    Bioethics 30 (8): 636-642. 2016.
    In this study, Canadian healthcare ethics consultants describe their use of ethics decision-making frameworks. Our research finds that ethics consultants in Canada use multi-purpose ethics decision-making frameworks, as well as targeted frameworks that focus on reaching an ethical resolution to a particular healthcare issue, such as adverse event reporting, or difficult triage scenarios. Several interviewees mention the influence that the accreditation process in Canadian healthcare organization…Read more
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    Doing more with less: Organizational ethics in a rural canadian setting (review)
    with Daryl Pullman
    HEC Forum 16 (4): 261-273. 2004.