David Magnus, PhD

David Magnus, PhDDavid Magnus, PhD is the Thomas A. Raffin Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Ethics, and Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University, where Directs the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics. Dr. Magnus serves as President of the American Bioethics Program Directors, representing the leadership of 60 academic bioethics programs across North America. Dr. Magnus received his PhD in philosophy from Stanford University, and currently co-chairs Stanford Hospital and Clinical Ethics Committee which provides consultation to doctors, patients and families on issues concerning surrogate decision making at the end- of-life and organ donation. He is a member of Stanford’s End of Life Work Group, Palliative Care Board and the newly formed Innovative Care Committee. In addition, Dr. Magnus has spearheaded ethics training programs offered to medical students and clinicians. Dr. Magnus serves as Co-Editor of the American Journal of Bioethics and is widely published on a range of topics, including health care reform, research ethics, end-of-life care, and genetic technology. His published journals include Science, Hastings Center Report, Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, and the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. Along with his scholarly work, he has written a number of editorial pieces in prominent newspapers and has been quoted in Time magazine, Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal, and NY Times. He has also appeared on many television shows including Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, FOX news Sunday, and ABC World News.”

Pediatric Bioethics Grand Rounds: Should Children with Disability be Listed for Heart Transplant?

  • Thursday, January 29, 8 a.m.
  • Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
  • Map and directions

Pediatric Bioethics Seminar: Brain Death and the Dead Donor Rule

  • Thursday, January 3 p.m.
  • Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
  • Map and directions

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Past Ethics Grand Rounds