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Prof. Francoise BAYLIS Professor, Canada Research Chair, Bioethics and Philosophy, Dalhousie University, Halifax


1983-1984 Teaching Assistant, Department of Philosophy, University of Western Ontario, London
1984-1985 Instructor, Department of Philosophy, University of Western Ontario, London
since 1996 Cross Appointment, Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University, Halifax
1996-2002 Associate Professor, Office of Bioethics Education and Research, Faculty of Medicine, Halifax
2000-2001 Acting Department Head, Department of Bioethics, Faculty of Medicine
2002-2010 Professor, Department of Bioethics, Faculty of Medicine
since 2009 Cross Appointment, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dalhousie University, Halifax
since 2010 Adjunct Professor, Centre for Biology and Society, Arizona State University, Tempe
since 2011 Professor; Canada Research Chair; Bioethics and Philosophy, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax


Royal Society of Canada
Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Internatinal Association of Bioethics
Feminist Approaches to Bioethics


Krahn, T.M., and Baylis, F.: A review of consent documents from Canadian IVF clinics, 1991 to 2014. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 38(5), 470-482. 2016
Baylis, F.: A relational view of conscience and physician conscientious action. International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 8(1), 18-36. 2015
Baylis, F., & Downie, J.: Professional recommendations: Disclosing facts and values. Journal of Medical Ethics, 27, 20-24. 2001
Baylis, F.: Errors in medicine: Nurturing truthfulness. Journal of Clinical Ethics, 8, 336-340. 1997


Order of Canada, 2016
Order of Nova Scotia, 2016
McNeil Medal for the Public Awareness of Science of the Royal Society of Canada, 2016
Distinguished Academic Award, Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2016
Canadian Bioethics Society Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017