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Bioethics Events

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020 - Thursday, October 8th
Event Tile: Virtual Bioethics Conference sponsored by The Completed Life Initiative
LOCATION: USA
DETAILS:

Session 1: What is a Completed Life?

Keynote speaker: Timothy Quill, MD

Panelists: Margaret “Peggy” Battin, PhD & Paul Menzel, PhD

When: Thu, Sep 3, 2020 12:00 PM EDT

9-11 am Pacific/ 12 -2 pm Eastern/ 4-6 pm UTC

 

Session 2: Cases for a Completed Life: Clinical Points of View

Judith Schwarz, PhD, RN & Jessica Zitter, MD

When: Thu, Sep 10, 2020 12:00 PM EDT

9-11 am Pacific/ 12 -2 pm Eastern/ 4-6 pm UTC

 

Session 3: A Case for Objections and Ethical Concerns

Gloria Ramsey, JD, RN & Daniel Sulmasy, MD, PhD, MACP

Moderator: Samuel Gorovitz, PhD

When: Thu, Sep 17, 2020 12:00 PM EDT

9-11 am Pacific/ 12 -2 pm Eastern/ 4-6 pm UTC

 

Session 4: The Completed Life through an International Lens: Implications of Medical Aid-in-Dying

Jocelyn Downie, CM, FRSC, FCAHS, SJD

The Hon. Mike Gaffney, MLC

Agnes van der Heide, MD, PhD

When: Thu, Sep 24, 2020 12:00 PM EDT

9-11 am Pacific/ 12 -2 pm Eastern/ 4-6 pm UTC

 

Session 5: Interdisciplinary Narratives: End-of-Life Challenges that Result in Organizational Changes

David N. Hoffman, JD

Danielle Spencer, PhD

When: Thu, Oct 1, 2020 12:00 PM EDT

9-11 am Pacific/ 12 -2 pm Eastern/ 4-6 pm UTC

 

Session 6: Completing Life by Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED): A Little Known Yet Readily Available End-of-Life Option

Thaddeus M. Pope, JD, PhD

David A. Gruenewald, MD, FACP

When: Thu, Oct 8, 2020 12:00 PM EDT

9-11 am Pacific/ 12 -2 pm Eastern/ 4-6 pm UTC