Please note that the external resources and journal articles linked to below are included as they may be of interest to some Canadian Physicians for Life members. Linking to these sources or articles does not constitute an endorsement of them by Canadian Physicians for Life or its members.
See our videos for additional topical resources.
- Complications: Abortion’s Impact on Women, Ian Gentles, Elizabeth Ring-Cassidy Angela Lanfranchi
Pro-Life Answers to Pro-Choice Arguments, by Randy Alcorn
Love Unleashes Life: Abortion and the Art of Communicating Truth, by Stephanie Gray
Conscience Rights & Ethics
- MoralConvictions.ca: Email advocacy tool to support physician conscience rights.
- Right to die in Canada: respecting the wishes of physician conscientious objectors. Fletcher J, CMAJ December 8, 2015 vol. 187 no. 18 First published November 23, 2015.
- Dismembering the ethical physician. Genuis, S. J. (2006), Postgraduate Medical Journal, 82(966), 233–238.
- Freedom of conscience in health care: distinctions and limits. Murphy, S., & Genuis, S. J. (2013), Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 10(3), 347–354.
- Discrimination on the basis of ethical orientation. Genuis, S. J. (2008), Canadian Family Physician Médecin De Famille Canadien, 54(12), 1679–1680.
- Ethical Diversity and the Role of Conscience in Clinical Medicine, Genuis, S. J., & Lipp, C. (2013), International Journal of Family Medicine, 2013, 587541.
Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide, Palliative & End of Life Care
- Assisted dying law must protect the mentally ill (2016) by Dr. Timothy Lau and Natasha Fernandes
- A select summary of the report of the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying
- Summary of the Carter v. Canada (AG) decision
- The bleak world of suicide, by Dr. Will Johnston
- Assisted suicide – a dangerous illusion of control, by Dr. Will Johnston
- Canadian Virtual Hospice: Information and support on palliative and end-of-life care, loss and grief.
- Compassionate Community Care: Whether you need advice and resources to arrange care for a loved one, require assistance with resolving conflicts amongst family members and other caregivers, or have concern for the safety and well-being about someone in your community, Compassionate Community Care can help.
- How the practice of medicine is regulated in Canada
- Primary Care Possibilities for Pro-Life Physicians, Dr. Thomas Bouchard and Dr. Rene Leiva
Students & Medical School