Shawn Winsor
Bioethicist

Select Presentations

Peer reviewed


Winsor, S., Cohen S. “Good Intentions: An Examination of the Legal and Ethical Harms Caused to Donor-Conceived People and Ova Donors in Canada by Its Criminalization of Compensated Gamete Donation, and Proposed Remedies.” Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR), Saskatoon, SK, May 26, 2020. [Cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions; abstract posted]

Lewis, A., Winsor, S., Cohen S. “Thinking Locally, Acting Globally: The Ethical and Legal Challenges of Proposed Global Egg Donor Recruitment Programs and What Is Required to Makes These Programs Permissible.” Reproductive Ethics Conference, Alden March Bioethics Institute, Albany, NY, Toronto, March 20, 2020. [To be rescheduled due to Covid-19 restrictions]

Winsor, S., Schwartz, L ., Vanstone, M., Abelson, J.,. “A Comparative Analysis of Ethical Issues Identified in Health Technology Assessments and Bioethics Scholarship About Select Assisted Reproductive Technologies: 1978-2017.” Annual Meeting of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CBS), Ottawa, ON, September 23, 2019.


Winsor, S., Schwartz, L. “High Quality Ethics Evaluation in Health Technology Assessment: What It Is and How to Conduct It.” Annual Meeting of the Canadian Bioethics Society (CBS), Banff, AB, May 22, 2019. [Workshop]


Winsor, S., Vanstone, M., Abelson, J., Schwartz, L. “The Ethical Issues Identified In a Systematic Review of Bioethics Scholarship About Select Assisted Reproductive Technologies: 1978-2017.” Annual Meeting of the Canadian Bioethics Society (CBS), Banff, AB, May 25, 2019.


Winsor, S.; Ala-Lemppi, K.; Spitzer, K.; Roth Edney, D.; Petropanagos, A.; Laskin, A.; Cadesky, K.; Caspar, R.; Laskin, C. “Publicly-Funded IVF in Ontario: A Study of the Impact on Patients and ART Clinicians of the First Year of Implementation.” Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research (CAHPSR), Halifax, NS, May 31, 2019.


Winsor, S. “A systematic review of ethical issues in the health technology assessment of ovarian stimulation and ovulation induction: convergence and disjuncture.” Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health Symposium (CADTH), Ottawa, ON, April 24, 2017.


Winsor, S., Clark, C. “Medico-ethical considerations affecting access to assisted reproductive technologies (ART): Results from ‘The Gatekeeper Survey’ of Canadian ART professionals.” Brocher Symposium – Between Policy and Practice: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Equitable Access to Health Care, Hermance, Switzerland, July 6, 2015.


Winsor, S. “Identifying Prioritization Criteria to Supplement Critical Care Triage Protocols for the Allocation of Ventilators during a Pandemic Influenza.” Annual Meeting of the Canadian Bioethics Society (CBS), Winnipeg, MB, May 27, 2015.


Krahn M, Miller F, Bayoumi A, Goeree R, Winsor S, Schunemann H, Petersen, S. “Developing the Ontario Decision Framework (ODF): Basing decisions on clinical evidence, opportunity cost, and social values.” Society for Medical Decision Making – 15th Biennial European Meeting. Antwerp, Belgium. June 10, 2014.



Invited


“Balancing Adults’ Access to ART Against Childrens’ Best Interests”, Current and Emerging Issues in Fertility Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, ON. February 5, 2018.


“Mosaicism and Embryo Transfer: Ethics and Policy Considerations.” To Transfer or Not to Transfer – Consequences and Risks Surrounding Mosaic Embryos, Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society Symposium, Toronto. ON. January 26, 2018.


“Ethical Issues Identified in the Health Technology Assessments of Assisted Reproductive Technologies: What Do Non-Ethicists See and Why Does it Matter?” Bioethics Seminar, Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, November 8, 2017.


“’Parent’ in Law, ‘Parent’ in Practice: Are They Different? Does It Matter?” Ethics-Law and Counselling Joint Session, Annual Meeting of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, Vancouver, BC, September 14, 2017.


“Ontario IVF Funding Program.” Gatekeepers’ Dilemma 2.0 Symposium, Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, Toronto, ON. June 23, 2017.


“IVF Wait List Management.” Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society Regional Nursing Symposium, Toronto, ON. April 28, 2017.


“Ethical and Social Aspects of Epigenetics.” The Impact of the Periconceptual Environment on the Health of the Future Child, Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, Toronto, ON. May 27, 2016.