The first of its kind in the nation, the Treuman Katz Center improves the lives of children and their families by addressing ethical questions that arise in pediatric care and research. Learn more.
The Treuman Katz Center serves as a national resource, helping physicians, researchers and policymakers advance their knowledge of bioethics and navigate complex moral dilemmas.
The 2014 conference was held July 18 and 19. Videos, speaker bios and presentation PDFs are available in our conference archives.
Drs. Mithya Lewis-Newby and Jonna Clark are addressing ethical dilemmas around ECLS-related medical care.
Please join us for the Eighth Annual Treuman Katz Lectureship on October 23: The Ethics of Early-Phase Trials in Children with Cancer.
Dr. Abby Rosenberg and colleagues are teaching adolescent cancer patients to be resilient.
Partnerships are an essential part of the Treuman Katz Center’s mission. Our researchers collaborate with colleagues across the nation and around the world in pursuit of answers to complex bioethics questions.
Our partners include the Center for Clinical and Translational Research at Seattle Children’s Research Institute, the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS), the Department of Bioethics and Humanities and the Center for Genomics and Healthcare Equality at the University of Washington and the Institute of Translational Health Sciences.
Kett JC. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and an Angel. JAMA Pediatr. 2014;168(4):305.
Diekema DS. Personal Belief Exemptions to School Vaccination Mandates. Annual Reviews in Public Health. 2014; 35(3): 275-92.
Magnus D, Wilfond B, Caplan A. Accepting Brain Death. N Engl J Med 2014; 370:891-94.
Opel DJ, Feemster KA, Omer SB, Orenstein WA, Richter M, Lantos JD. A 6-month-old with vaccine-hesitant parents. Pediatrics. 2014 Mar;133(3):526-30.
Molina Y, Yi JC, Martinez-Gutierrez J, Reding KW, Yi-Frazier JP, Rosenberg AR. Resilience among patients across the cancer continuum: diverse perspectives. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2014 Feb;18(1):93-101.
Wilfond B. Tracheostomies and Assisted Ventilation in Children with Profound Disabilities: Navigating Family and Professional Values. Pediatrics 2014;133;S44-49.
Our bioethicists provide practical guidance to families, providers, researchers and policymakers about patient care, public health and research issues. Our consultation service is available to colleagues throughout Seattle Children’s and the University of Washington, and we offer informal advice to people at outside institutions. Learn more about our services.
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9.23.14 – Scope Blog
Magnus and his bioethicist collaborators from the Seattle Children’s Research Institute and University of Washington expect... cont.
8.8.14 – HealthLeaders Media
Improving Clinical Management of Stillbirth is an educational session sponsored by the Global Alliance to Prevent... cont.
7.24.14 – On the Pulse Blog
I loved “The Fault in Our Stars.” Both the book and the movie. I read the book a few years ago during a flight. I cried so... cont.
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The Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics serves as Seattle Children’s conscience – helping families, caregivers and researchers find solutions to moral dilemmas. Your support makes this possible.