Pediatric Bioethics Conference

2018 Pediatric Bioethics Conference

Our 14th Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference, “When Cultures Clash: Navigating Ethical Disagreements Related to Diversity,” took place on July 20 and 21, 2018, in Seattle.

Videos of presentations and speaker biographies are posted below.

Friday, July 20, 2018  

From Appropriate Accommodation to Inappropriate Compromise in Cross-Cultural Medical Encounters: Defining the Boundaries of Acceptable Action and Naming and Managing Conflict
Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH

When Parents and Providers Disagree: Understanding and Responding to Conflicts in the Care of Children
Douglas S. Diekema, MD, MPH 
Christopher Patin, CHPA

Rethinking Respect for Diversity
Norman Fost, MD, MPH

Targeted Versus Universal Screening: The Role of Race in Genetic Policies and Practices
Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD

Patient–Provider Communication, Patient Empowerment and Reducing Health Disparities
Monica E. Peek, MD, MPH, MSc

Dealing With Racist Patients
Kimani Paul-Emile, JD, PhD

A Conversation About Ethical Challenges That Arise Amidst Cultural and Religious Diversity
Douglas S. Diekema, MD, MPH, moderator
Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH
Norman Fost, MD, MPH
Arika Patneaude, MSW, LICSW
Kimani Paul-Emile, JD, PhD
Monica E. Peek, MD, MPH, MSc
Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Case Discussion: A Conflict Rooted in Religious Belief
Aasim Padela, MD, MSc

Case Discussion: A Conflict Arising From Cultural Differences
Tumaini Coker, MD, MBA

Baptism in River Water or Lost to God Forever? A NICU Dilemma
Melissa Weddle, MD, MPH

Should Independently Practiced Spiritual Beliefs Be Used to Support Medical Decision-Making?
Grace Oei, MD, MA

The Gift
Claire Lenker, LICSW, CCM