Join Canadian Blood Services and the Saskatchewan Health Authority Organ and Tissue Donation Program on November 19th at 6:30 pm in Room 1150 in the Health Sciences Building at the University of Saskatchewan for a screening of this film. After the film, a panel discussion with clinical experts will be held to discuss the film and its impact.
Reserve your seats at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/her-last-project-tickets-79610484101
Her Last Project is the extraordinary story of Dr. Shelly Sarwal, a physician from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Diagnosed with Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), an incurable disease, Shelly chose to undergo the recently legalized Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) procedure and become an organ donor.
The documentary serves to honour Dr. Sarwal’s wish to bring valuable experience and insight about MAID and organ donation to the clinical community, to patients and to the general public. Through this film and other medical curriculum and professional training, the producers are helping fulfill Dr. Shelly Sarwal’s final wish to document and share her story.
Her Last Project teaches us to embrace and accept dying as an essential part of our lives and to stimulate greater conversation around organ and tissue donation as a part of quality end-of-life care.
For questions, contact the SHA Donation Program at SHA.DonationProgram@saskhealthauthority.ca