Julian Granka Ferguson
Julian G. Ferguson, MA, MSc, Q.Med. is designated with his Q.Med from the ADR Institute of Ontario and Canada. He is an affiliate with A Place for Mediation, one of Toronto's original mediation firms, and serves on ADRIC’s Ethics and Professional Practice Committee.
Julian focuses on mediating in the areas of health care and emerging technologies. His career began in bioethics and he mediates throughout the health care spectrum on conflicts related to informed consent, patient rights, and many others. He is also drawn to innovation and resolves conflicts that stem from emerging technologies, like privacy breaches, and the entrepreneurial spirit that comes with them, like partnership and workplace disputes.
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Articles and Video:
ODR Ethics Case Study 1: Confidentiality v Self-Determination
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