Here and Now: What it’s like to provide MAID in Canada
On November 16, Dying With Dignity Canada was joined by Dr. Stefanie Green, co-founder and current President of the Canadian Association of MAID Assessors and Providers (CAMAP). Dr. Green offered her experiences and expertise as a provider of medical assistance in dying (MAID) and shared some of her most powerful stories.
Dr. Stefanie Green spent 10 years in general practice and another 12 years working exclusively in maternity and newborn care before changing her focus in 2016 to medical assistance in dying (MAID). Dr. Green is the co-founder and current President of the Canadian Association of MAID Assessors and Providers (CAMAP). She is medical advisor to the BC Ministry of Health MAID oversight committee, moderator of CAMAP’s national online forum, and has hosted several national conferences on the topic. Beyond her clinical practice, she frequently speaks about MAID to a wide range of audiences locally, nationally and internationally. She is clinical faculty at the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria and most recently, is the author of the bestselling book THIS IS ASSISTED DYING, a memoir about her first year providing assisted dying in Canada.