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Responding to a Parental Request to Not Tell an Adolescent That She Has Cancer

Join us May 25 for Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Grand Rounds. Dr. Yoram Unguru will discuss “Responding to a Parental Request to Not Tell an Adolescent That She Has Cancer.” 

Grand Rounds take place 8 to 9 a.m. in Seattle Children’s Wright Auditorium.

Yoram Unguru, MD, MS, MA, is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist at the Herman and Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai and core faculty at the Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University. He is also assistant professor in the School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, and chairman of the ethics committee at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Unguru has published and spoken nationally on a wide range of issues in pediatric bioethics. His research interests include the role of children and clinicians in facilitating shared decision-making, as well as research ethics, end-of-life decision making and ethics education. Unguru is a member of the Bioethics Steering Committee of the Children’s Oncology Group. Current research includes leading a transnational, multidisciplinary working group and allocation task Force examining the ethical and policy implications of chemotherapy drug shortages in childhood cancer.

Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Contact: For more information on Grand Rounds, please visit http://www.seattlechildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/education/grand-rounds/.