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Medical Assistance in Dying

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Commitment: Short-term

Open to Provincial Region

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Background & Purpose:
Do you have recent experience supporting someone through medical assistance in dying (MAiD)?
Are you interested in helping BC Cancer develop a MAiD Policy?
Join a working group made up of multi-disciplinary BC Cancer staff to collaboratively develop the MAiD Policy.

For more information on MAID, you can visit:

Level of Engagement
Collaborate: Partners collaborate with the project team in decision-making

Desired Qualities & Experience of Patient/Family Partners:
Recent experience supporting someone through MAiD. Cancer care experience is valued, but not required.

Virtual – email and Zoom

May 2023 – April 2024

Time Commitment:
Monthly meetings
2nd Tuesday of every month
from 3-4pm



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Shannon Griffin

Leader, Patient and Family Centred Care in Fraser Health

Shannon Griffin

Recently, a PVN Patient Advisor asked healthcare partners, “What are we learning from patients, families, and others thus far during this pandemic?”. This is an excellent question and one to ask ourselves daily.