End of Life Issues 2010-2011

Theme for 2010-2011: Ethical Aspects of the Advances in Modern Medicine

 

Tuesday, September 14: Kristina Orfali, PhD, Associate Clinical Professor of Bioethics in Pediatrics, Columbia University    

A mother should never be asked to pull the plug? Aversive Choices in Modern Medicine

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Tuesday, October 5: Andres Martin, MD/MPH, Riva Ariella Ritvo Professor, Yale Child Study Center               

Child Mental Health-Centered Cancer Care Across the Lifespan

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Thursday, October 21: Sherwin Nuland, MD, Fellow, Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Yale University      

The Goodness of the Physician - From Hippocrates to High-Tech and Beyond

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Thursday, November 4: Daniel Callahan, PhD, Senior Research Scholar and President Emeritus, The Hastings Center    

Is Medical Progress Helpful or Harmful to End of Life Care?

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Tuesday, November 16: David Crippen, MD/FCCM, Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center        

The Problem of Death in the ICU

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Thursday, January 13 : Pauline Chen, Surgeon, author, NY Times columnist

Doctor and Patient: Lost in Translation

   

Tuesday, February 8: Howard Brody, MD/PhD, Director, Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch

Just Say When: The Facade of Autonomy in End-of-Life Care

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Tuesday, March 8: Panel Discussion: Sally Edwards, Retired Hospice Chaplain; Peg Lewis, Yale-New Haven Hospital Chaplain Educator; Leslie Blatt, APRN, Palliative Care Consultation  Service Nurse, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Mercy or Misery: The Impact of Communication on End of Life Care

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Tuesday, April 12 (ISPS): Daniel Sulmasy, MD/PhD, Associate Director, The MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, The University of Chicago   

Substituted Interests and Best Judgments

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Tuesday, May 10 (ISPS): Barbara Koenig, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Ethics, Director, Biomedical Ethics Research Unit, The Mayo Clinic

Negotiating Trajectories to Death: Does Culture Matter?
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