Rose Carter - Canada
Rose M. Carter is a lawyer and partner with Bennett Jones in Edmonton, Alberta. She is also an Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta.
She has over 25 years of extensive experience in representing medical practitioners and individuals for a broad range of litigation and regulatory matters, particularly in administrative law, ethics, advanced directives, biotech & life sciences law, health law and personal injury mediation. She has represented clients at all levels of Court in Alberta, tribunals, various administrative panels and professional regulatory bodies.
Rose Carter served on the University of Alberta Health Research Ethics Committee from June 2011 to November 2013. Rose is a Council Member, Chair of Appeals Committee and Assessment Review Task Force, and the Vice Chair of the Finance Committee of the Medical Council of Canada.
In 2008 and 2011, she was elected as a Bencher of The Law Society of Alberta.
During this time Rose was involved in administrative law, dealing with hearings related to lawyers undergoing disciplinary proceedings before the Law Society, and general administration and governance matters for the Law Society of Alberta.
Rose Carter has been consistently recommended by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory for over a decade, and has been recognized ten times by Best Lawyers in Canada as one Canada’s leading personal injury litigation lawyers. In 2016, she received the Leadership in the Profession (Private Practice) Award at the 6th Annual Women in Law Leadership Awards.
She is the author of Interaction between Lawyers and Physicians in Litigation, co-author of Further Duties of Directors with Respect to Not-For-Profit Organizations and co-author of the chapter The Legal Duty to Advise Patients on Smoking Cessation in Disease Interrupted: A Clinical Guide to Tobacco Reduction and Cessation. Rose has also been a reviewer for the peer-reviewed journal McGill Journal of Law and Health.
Rose is a frequent lecturer to health care providers covering all areas of health law on such topics as bioethics issues, regulation of professions, navigating the requirements of Medical Assistance in Dying, and medical negligence.