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Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Grand Rounds
Past Ethics Grand Rounds
June 2007: Christine Grady, RN, PhD, Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health.
Discharging a Child When Their Local Medical Care Is Not Adequate: Should There Be a Double Standard for the Developing World?
January 2009: Jeffrey P. Brosco, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Parental Requests for Reconstructive Surgery in Children with Profound Developmental Disabilities
May 2009: Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Physician Obligation to Inform Families About Alternatives They Consider Unethical: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and Palliative Care
July 2009: Alan Fleischman, MD, Senior Vice President and Medical Director, March of Dimes.
Should Children Be Told They Have a Serious Illness?
January 2010: Paul Appelbaum, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University.
Determining Adolescent Competency and Decision-Making Capacity: An 18-Year-Old with an Eating Disorder
May 2010: Sadath Sayeed, JD, MD, Instructor, Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard University.
When Parents Make Life-and-Death Decisions in the NICU Based on Cultural Views About Disability
August 2010: Gary Walco, PhD, Professor of Anesthesiology, Seattle Children's Hospital.
Use of Placebos
January 2011: Walter Robinson, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University.
Parental Requests for Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation in Children with Overwhelming Neurological Injury
May 2011: Dave Wendler, PhD, Head, Unit on Vulnerable Populations, Department of Bioethics, NIH Clinical Center.
Research Involving Benefit to Others: When "Others" May Be Hard to Appreciate
January 2012: Maureen Kelley, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Washington.
Aiming Higher: Ethical Challenges in the Care of Children Without Parents
January 2012: Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Hope, Emotions and the Provision of Pediatric Palliative Care
May 2012: Seattle Children's Panel.
Congenital Complexities: Ethical Challenges in Prenatal Diagnosis
January 2013: Ben Wilfond, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington.
Super-Sized Ethics: Obesity and Child Protective Services
May 2013: Mark Mercurio, MD, MA, Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Program for Biomedical Ethics, Yale School of Medicine.
Parental Refusal of a Solid Organ Transplant: Exploring the Ethical Issues
August 2013: Joan S. Roberts, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Washington; Jonna Derbenwick Clark, MD, MA, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Washington.
Limitations of Resuscitation in Pediatric Patients
August 2013: Douglas Diekema, MD, MPH, Professor, Pediatrics, University of Washington.
OMG, What R They Thinking? The Adolescent Brain: Risk Assessment and Decision-Making
January 2014: Robert Truog, MD, MA, Professor of Medical Ethics, Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Senior Associate, Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston.
Parental Decision-Making in the ICU: Neurology, Genetics and Uncertainty
May 2014: Megan A. Moreno, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Division of Adolescent Medicine, Seattle Children's.
Munchausen's by Internet: Clinician Monitoring of Parent Blogs in Cases of Suspected Abuse
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