Medical Ethics Conference


Thursday, Oct 4, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, Oct 5, 2018
8:30 am - 11:30 am
@ The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Room L035

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Presents:

The Center for Bioethics 4th Annual OSU Medical Ethics Conference
Current Controversies in Medical Ethics and Professionalism

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Identify the controversies surrounding the definition, teaching, and remediation of professionalism, and the impact on clinical practice and medical education.
  • Describe the empirical data on physician assisted suicide and ethically analyze it, articulating arguments in favor of, and against the practice.
  • Identify the historical roots of pediatric euthanasia in Europe, and trace these developments through contemporary ethical controversies with pediatric euthanasia today.
  • Contrast the role of conscientious objection and civil disobedience in the realm of medicine.
  • Articulate reasons for and against professional organizations sanctioning conscientious objection.
  • Recognize the history and complexity of professionalism in medicine and how plualism impacts these.

Early Bird Discount is now available until Sun., Sept. 16! Take advantage and register now!