8 May 2017

2016 scholar Samuel Blouin is part of the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal’s research group on psychological suffering in the context of medically assisted death. The group published a document that discusses how to assess the psychological suffering of those requesting medically assisted death and suggests definitions of terms related to end-of-life suffering. This report will be a useful resource for doctors and all medical professionals.

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Samuel Blouin

Samuel Blouin (sociology and religious studies, Université de Montréal and Université de Lausanne): Drawing on field research, Samuel is analyzing how two approaches to assisted dying – Quebec’s and Vaud, Switzerland’s – are testing boundaries in medicine, law, and life itself.

2016 Scholars