In 2019, the New Jersey Legislature passed a law legalizing medically assisted suicide. Several other states debated similar measures.
Ellen Wiebe is a clinical professor in the department of family practice at the University of British Columbia. She advocates for access to medically assisted suicide and, after Canada legalized the practice, developed an organization called Hemlock AID to help patients and doctors understand their rights.
Jorge Merchan Price is the author of Medical Ethics: Abuses and Controversies. He leads the Medicos Azules movement, which opposed the legalization of physician-assisted suicide in Colombia.
Mark Pickering is the chief executive officer of the Christian Medical Fellowship, which serves Christians in the field of medicine in the United Kingdom.
David Clark is a professor of medical sociology at the University of Glasgow, where he leads the Glasgow End of Life Studies Group. He is also a vice president for Hospice UK and assisted the Scottish government as it drafted its framework for palliative and end of life care.
Daniel Sinclair is a visiting law professor and fellow with the Institute on Religion, Law and Lawyer’s Work at Fordham University. He is an expert on Jewish biomedical law.
Dr. Imran Qureshi is board president for the Islamic Medical Association of North America. He is a radiologist.
Mario Dickerson is the executive director of the Catholic Medical Association. He previously served as a chaplain’s assistant at the National Naval Medical Center.
Farr Curlin is a professor of medical humanities at Duke Divinity School. He’s also a hospice and palliative care physician. Curlin studies the role religion plays in a doctor’s clinical decisions and the relationship between religion and medicine more broadly.