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Difficult pandemic decisions

Doctors are making difficult decisions on behalf of patients every day during the pandemic. Watch as four physicians and an ethicist describe their most difficult choices so far.
Dr. Erin O’Connor
Toronto Emergency Physician

The COVID-19 virus was not yet fully understood at the start of the pandemic. Dr. O’Connor shares the difficult decision she had to make about whether to go home to her children after a shift in the emergency department.

Watch their stories

Dr. Erin O’Connor

Toronto Emergency Physician

Dr. Lawrence Loh

Peel Region Medical Officer of Health

Dr. Anju Anand

St. Michael’s Hospital Respirologist

Prof. Maxwell Smith

Western University Bioethicist and COVID-19 Bioethics Table Member

Dr. Samantha Hill

OMA Past-President and St. Michael's Hospital Cardiac Surgeon