Pediatric Bioethics Conference

2021 Pediatric Bioethics Conference

Our 16th Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference, “Pushing the Limits: Children, Athletics and Ethics,” took place on July 23 and 24, 2021, in Seattle.

Videos of presentations are posted below.

Friday, July 23, 2021  

Youth Sports: The Whys and the Ways
Kyle Nagle, MD

Youth and Social Change through Athletics
Akilah Carter-Francique, PhD, MS

Why Youth Tackle Football Should Not Be Banned
Gregory Landry, MD

Youth Tackle Football: Taking Consent Seriously
Norman Fost, MD, MPH

Physiological Doping is the Spirit of Sport: To Be Human is to Be Better
Julian Savulescu, PhD, MBBS, BMedSci

Good Sport: What Just About Everyone Gets Wrong About Sports, Ethics, and Performance-Enhancing Drugs
Thomas Murray, PhD

A Conversation About Ethical Issues that Arise when Children Participate in Athletics
Douglas Diekema, MD, MPH, Moderator
Conference Speakers and Audience

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Access, Equity and Exploitation in Youth Sports
Celeste Quitiquit, MD

Fair Play? Genetic Testing of Athletes
Lainie Friedman Ross, MD

Transgender/ Non-binary Youth and Sports Participation: A Youth Centered Approach
David J. Inwards-Breland, MD, MPH

Sport Is A Human Right, Even for Trans People
Veronica Ivy, PhD

Panel and Questions from the Audience
Quitiquit, Ross, Inwards-Breland, Ivy, Campelia

Reflection on Youth Sports: What Bioethics Can Learn from Youth Sports
Douglas S. Diekema, MD, MPH
Aaron Wightman, MD