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Canadian medical schools readying doctors: Learning to help take a life

Canada’s medical schools are preparing for what was once unimaginable – teaching medical students and residents how to help patients take their own lives.
As the nation moves toward legalized physician-assisted death, Canada’s 17 faculties of medicine have begun to consider how they will introduce assisted dying into the curriculum for the next generations of doctors. It is a profound change for medical educators, who have long taught future doctors that it is immoral to end a life intentionally. Read the whole article in The Star Phoenix here.