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Under the authority of the Medical Profession Act, the Yukon Medical Council is responsible for regulating the practice of medicine and medical care provided by licensed physicians in the Yukon.

All physicians working in the Yukon must be licensed by the Yukon Medical Council, pursuant to the Yukon Medical Profession Act and Regulations.

Physician-Assisted Dying Advice to the Profession

To all physicians licensed to practice in Yukon:

The following guidance document was developed based on materials issued by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Before proceeding with physician-assisted dying, the Yukon Medical Council recommends physicians consult with the Canadian Medical Protective Association during this time of legislative uncertainty.

Robert Zimmerman, M.D.
Chair, Yukon Medical Council

Advice to the Profession Physician Assisted Dying,
Revised April 11, 2016

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