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The Cruzan Case 25 Years Later: Its Legacy & Its Future

The University of Pittsburgh Center for Bioethics and Health Law is presenting its 24th Annual Medical Ethics Update: “The Cruzan Case 25 Years Later: Its Legacy & Its Future” on Friday, March 27, 2015.  

Keynote Address: 

  • “When Doctors Can’t or Don’t Say No” – Barron Lerner, MD, PhD

Other Lectures and Panels:

  • End-of-life decisionmaking
  • Palliative care and communication at the end-of-life
  • Breakthrough Drugs/Break the bank prices
  • Addressing conflict with families at the end-of-life
  • Legislation that interferes with the doctor-patient relationship
  • When is futile care futile?
  • Advance directives – problems and prospects
  • Conflict resolution in health care
  • End-of-life care in individuals with severe persistent mental illness
  • HIPAA – collaboration between clinicians and law enforcement in threat management and crisis intervention

Online registration here.  More information here.  

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