The Case for Medical Aid in Dying – Perspectives of a doctor, lawyer, legislator, person living with cancer, and person with disabilities
The Medical Aid in Dying Act, with more than 35 Assembly and 12 Senate sponsors is being seriously considered in the New York State Legislature. Yet, many citizens and even health care professionals are not aware of the policy, legal, ethical, clinical and practical arguments for and against the bill. Nor are they aware of the key provisions in the bill. Knowledgeable workshop panelists will present useful information from their professional and/or personal perspectives on medical aid in dying and the Medical Aid in Dying Act.