Webinars Hosted by the Donation Physician Network

The ethics of nontherapeutic research with imminently dying patient-participants after the withdrawal of life-sustaining measures in the ICU

November 21, 2023
Dr. Nicholas Murphy

Equitable policy revision for sexual and gender minorities in organ and tissue donation
November 3, 2023
Dr. Murdoch Leeies 

"Living" with the uncertainties in death determination by ancillary testing
October 16, 2023
Dr. Michaël Chassé 


Death definition and determination in real life
September 13, 2023
Dr. Andrew Healey 

Lessons from Spain: Next Steps Towards Improving ICU Donation Services
June 9, 2023
Dr. Mario Royo Villanova


Preventable harm in the Canadian OTDT system: Missed organ donor identification and referral
May 15, 2023
Dr. Samara Zavalkoff

Paradigm Shift to a Brain-Based Definition & Determination of Death
March 30, 2023
Dr. Sam Shemie

Medical Assistance in Dying and Organ Donation
March 1, 2023
Dr. Kim Wiebe

Alberta SEND program: Specialists in End-of-Life Care, Neuroprognostication, and Donation
December 13, 2022
Dr. Dennis Djogovic

Survey of Current Practices in Pediatric and Neonatal Donation and Transplant in Canada
November 7, 2022
Laurie A. Lee

Organ and Tissue Donation following MAiD
September 26, 2022
Dr. Kim Wiebe

Interactive discussion of a challenging donation case
September 8, 2022
Dr. Natalie Malus


Speaking with media partners Experiences from Spain

June 9, 2022
Belén Velasco Conquero

Voices, rights, and health care equity: The importance of including First Nations and Métis health leaders in organ donation and transplantation decision-making
April 14, 2022
Caroline Tait




Healthcare professionals’ experiences and responses to perceived autoresuscitation events

January 20, 2022
Dr. Amanda van Beinum
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Ottawa


Expanding the Lung Donor Pool using Non-Perfused Organ Donation
September 28, 2021
Dr. Andrew Healey
Chief Medical Officer - Donation, Trillium Gift of Life Network

DePPaRT study: insights and implications
March 30, 2021
Dr. Sonny Dhanani
Chief of the Pediatric intensive care unit, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

The LEADDR Program: Legislative Evaluation - Assessment of Deceased Donation Reform
January 26, 2021
Ms. Cynthia Isenor
Health Services Director at Nova Scotia Health Authority for the Critical Care Program


Medical Assistance in Dying and Organ Donation
June 6, 2019
Dr. James Downar


Lessons from down under
May 8, 2019
Dr. Helen Opdam
National Medical Director of the Australian Organ and Tissue Authority
Senior Intensive Care Specialist, Austin Hospital in Melbourne
Director, Warringal Private Hospital Intensive Care Unit

Lessons from across the pond
June 6, 2018
Dr. Dale Gardiner
Deputy National Clinical Lead for Organ Donation, UK
Adult Intensive Care Medicine Consultant
Donor Identification and Referral Preventable Death and Disability
February 21, 2019
Dr. Samara Zavalkoff
Pediatric Intensivist