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A Practical Guide to Ethics

for Medical Trainees
and Physicians
Philip Hébert

Philip is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. He had an active practice in Family Medicine, until his retirement from clinical medicine a few years ago. He has an undergraduate degree and PhD in Philosophy from Queens University. He has solo authored previous editions of Doing Right and has lectured and presented extensively on topics related to bioethics. He is also the author of Good Medicine: The Art of Ethical Care in Canada.

Wayne Rosen

Wayne is a Colon and Rectal surgeon and Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Calgary. He has an undergraduate degree in Philosophy from Queens' University and an MSc in Bioethics from the University of Calgary. He has lectured and presented extensively on numerous topics related to bioethics and has been the co-chair of the undergraduate bioethics curriculum for the Cumming School of Medicine for the past 15 years. This is his first experience as a book author.


Helping and not harming, keeping secrets, truth telling, and much more - Doing Right is a wise, highly readable, and practical guide towards being the kind of doctor or nurse every patient hopes to have.

Priscilla Alderson,

PhD, Professor Emerita,

University College, London, UK

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