Children's and Women's Health Centre of BC
Clinical Ethics Service
4500 Oak Street
Canada V6H 3N1
New approaches to professionalism: Enhancing interdisciplinary practice. (L. d’Agincourt-Canning [PI]; C. Ells, C. Simpson, B. Everett). CIHR Pilot Project Ethics Grant, under review – award notification January 2007
Evaluation of telemedicine to improve access to cancer genetic services in rural, northern and remote BC communities; (L. d’Agincourt-Canning [PI], B. McGillivray, K. Panabaker, J. Scott, Y. Ridge, M. McCullum) Vancouver Foundation
Selected Publications not Indexed in PubMed
Lock, M., Cox, S., & d’Agincourt-Canning, P. (2006). Introduction. Social, political and epistemological aspects of genetics and genomics. Community Genetics, 9.
d’Agincourt-Canning, L. & Baird, P. (2006). Genetic testing for hereditary cancers: The impact of gender on interest, uptake and ethical considerations. Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, 58, 114-123.
d’Agincourt-Canning, L. (2006). Genetic testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer: Responsibility and Choice. Qualitative Health Research, 16, 1-23.
d’Agincourt-Canning, L. (2006). Bodies, Connectedness and Knowledge: A Contextual Approach to Genetic Medicine. In Scully, J., Baldwin-Ragaven, L., & Firzpatrick, P (Eds.), Feminist Bioethics at the Centre, on the Margins.
d’Agincourt-Canning, L. (2005). The Effect of Experiential Knowledge on Construction of Risk Perception in Hereditary Breast/Ovarian Cancer. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 14, 55-69.
d’Agincourt-Canning, L. (2004). Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer: Challenges to Ethical Care in Rural and Remote Communities. HEC Forum, 16, 222-233.
d’Agincourt-Canning, L., Burgess, M., McGillivray, B. (2003). Ethics and hereditary cancer: Issues for women and families with hereditary breast/ovarian cancer. In Nabholtz et al (Ed.), Breast Cancer Management: Application of Evidence to Patient Care (2nd ed). (pp. 437-446). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
Burgess, M. & d’Agincourt-Canning, L. (2001). Genetic testing for hereditary disease: Attending to relational responsibility. Journal of Clinical Bioethics, 12, 361-372.
d’Agincourt-Canning, L. (2001). Experiences of genetic risk: Disclosure and the gendering of responsibility. Bioethics, 15, 231-247.
As clinical ethicist at Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of BC, my professional duties include:
ethics education; case-based rounds for physicians, nurses and other specialties; mentoring of health care professionals and students; ethics outreach community activities
consultation to patients and their families and professional staff on ethical issues and concerns related to clinical interactions and health care treatment
My research program focuses on two main areas: (i) access to health care, health care inequities and social justice and (ii) theoretical contributions to the understanding of autonomy in interdisciplinary health care practice
participation in the development and review of policy affecting patients, their families and caregivers