23rd Annual Conference on Bioethics

Holiday Inn, Ann Arbor, MI  
Saturday, November 02, 2019 8:45 AM - 3:00 PM   iCalendar

Death in America: Current Controversies at the End of Life

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the ethics of physician-assisted suicide
  2. Understand the ethical issues involved in voluntairly stopping eating and drinking
  3. Learn about recent controversial end of life cases and the Catholic approach
  4. Appreciate the socioeconomic determinants/disparities that exist at the end of life

8:45 am - Welcome and Opening Remarks, Lauren B. Smith, MD and Shauna Ryder-Diggs, MD                                      

9:00 – 10:00 am - Keynote Speaker – Physician Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: Trends Around the Globe, Scott Kim, MD, PhD

10:00 – 11:00 am  - Social Determinants of Health at the End of Life, Phillip Rodgers, MD, FAAHPM

11:00 am – 12:00 pm - Catholic End-of-Life Ethics after Charlie Gard and Alfie Evans, Michael Redinger, MD

12:00 – 1:00 pm - Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 pm - Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking: Ethical Framework and Future Challenges, Adam Marks, MD, MPH

2:00 – 3:00 - Case Studies

3:00 pm - Closing Remarks, Lauren B. Smith, MD

Members - $195
Nonmembers - $275
Retired - $105

Statement of Accreditation: The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 AMA Credit Designation Statement: The MSMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Holiday Inn  

3600 Plymouth Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105, US

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For questions or additional information, contact Beth Elliott at 517-336-5789 or belliott@msms.org.