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The Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics and Palliative Care sponsors several educational programs:

Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference

Our annual conference explores some of the most pressing pediatric bioethics questions. Watch videos and presentations from past conferences in our archives.

Bioethics Grand Rounds

Treuman Katz Lectureship

Treuman Katz, president emeritus of Seattle Children’s, retired in September 2005 as president and chief executive officer. The bioethics center was named in his honor, including the establishment of the annual Treuman Katz Lectureship in Pediatric Bioethics.

Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Grand Rounds

The Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Grand Rounds consist of a case presentation and commentary, followed by discussion with the audience.

Bioethics Grand Rounds Video Archive

View videos of past presentations going back to 2007.

Case-Based Teaching Guides

These educational materials provide cases and discussion points for education and training of health professionals and students.

The center provides reading resources accompanied by discussion-oriented questions for teachers who want to lead discussions based on these materials.

Learn more about our case-based teaching guides.

Special Supplement: Defining Cases in Pediatric Bioethics

A special supplement published in Pediatrics features manuscripts from the 2019 Pediatric Bioethics Conference – “Defining Moments in Pediatric Bioethics: Future Insights from Past Controversies.” Learn more about the publication.

External Resources

View a list of center-approved resources providing further information about bioethics.