Our 13th Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference, “The Cutting Edge: Ethical Controversies in Pediatric Surgery,” took place on July 21 and 22, 2017.
Videos of presentations and PDFs of speaker biographies are posted below.
Mistakes Were Changed: 40 Years Tracking Surgical Errors and AccountabilityCharles Bosk, MA, PhD
Imminent Death Donation and the End of the Dead Donor RuleNorman Fost, MD, MPH
Refusals of Liver Transplantation: An Ethical Analysis Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD
Should Developmental Disability Be a Factor in Decisions About Transplantation Candidacy?Aaron Wightman, MD, MA
Informed Consent in SurgeryAviva Katz, MD, MA
I’m (Tired, Crabby, Anxious, Stressed Out)…. Should I Tell the Family and Cancel My Cases or Operate Anyway?Mary Fallat, MD
Surgical Innovation or Research? Who Cares and What Does It Matter?E. Haavi Morreim, JD, PhD
A Conversation About Ethical Challenges in Pediatric SurgeryDouglas Diekema, MD, MPH, moderator Aviva Katz, MD, MAMary Fallat, MDNorman Fost, MD, MPHPatrick Javid, MDE. Haavi Morriem, JD, PhDLainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD
Ethical Challenges in Maternal–Fetal SurgeryRyan Antiel, MD, MSME
Navigating Surgical Management in Patients With Differences in Sex DevelopmentMargarett Shnorhavorian, MD, MPH
The Role of Informed Consent in Goal-Directed Anesthesia and Surgery at the End of LifeBerklee Robins, MD, MA
Informed Consent in Pediatric AnesthesiologyKate Gentry, MD, MA
The Surgeon As “Responsible Investigator”Christian Vercler, MD, MA
A Surgeon’s Reflections on LoveRobert Sawin, MD