Feeding for Comfort | PC #4.6

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this talk you will be able to answer the following question:
  • Can we really do that?!
    • Review of the legal and ethical positions on forgoing ANH in children​
  • Ok…but why would we want to?!​
    • Explore the risks and benefits of providing and forgoing ANH​

Dr. Adam Rapoport, MD, FRCPC, MH.Sc., The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Dr. Adam Rapoport is a general paediatrician with a masters in bioethics. Prior to becoming the first Medical Director of the Paediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT), the palliative service at SickKids, Adam was a paediatric consultant for the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care at Mount Sinai. In 2013, Adam became the Medical Director at Toronto’s first paediatric residential hospice, Emily’s House. Adam’s academic work focuses on the intersection of his three primary interests: paediatrics, palliative care and ethics.

Session Materials

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