Join Anita Bathe at a discussion about technology and the changing health care system

'Medical Innovations: Where is technology leading us?' is a free, online UBC Dialogues discussion featuring a panel of experts.

June 23 | Online

New technology in medical research and practice is essential. It innovates what is to come and impacts how health is maintained and lives are saved. However, it also disrupts what is familiar and customary in health care systems. 

On June 23, join CBC Vancouver News at 6 host Anita Bathe and a panel of medical experts at Medical Innovations: Where is technology leading us?, a free, online UBC Dialogues discussion about the changing landscape of medicine and technology, and how it impacts us all.

Topics of interest include ethics, care provision, research and more. 


  • Mary Anne Bobinski, JD, LLM – Dean and Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law 
  • Dr. Philip Edgcumbe, BASc'11, MD'20, PhD'20  – Resident Physician, UBC Faculty of Medicine 
  • Dr. Sarah Hedtrich – Assistant Professor, UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences 
  • Dr. Anita Ho – Associate Professor, The W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, School of Population and Public Health, UBC Faculty of Medicine and the University of California San Francisco Bioethics Program; Scientist, Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHÉOS); Regional Director of Ethics (Northern California), Providence St. Joseph Health

This UBC Dialogues event is open to everyone but registration is required. For more information, please visit

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