Dr. Michael Gordon

Dr. Michael Gordon, is a medical professor, ethicist and one of Canada’s best known geriatricians. He has published several books, including Late-Stage Dementia: Promoting comfort, compassion and care; Moments that Matter: Cases in Ethical Eldercare; Parenting your Parents (the fourth edition is due for release next fall); and his memoir Brooklyn Beginnings: A Geriatrician's Odyssey. His work to advance the understanding of aging, ethics and end-of-life care is valued by public and professional audiences. Born in the United States, his educational and training experiences span the United States, Scotland, Israel and Canada. He is currently the medical program director of Palliative Care at Baycrest Health Sciences and a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto.