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Surgical Ethics Forum:
Surgeons Solving Ethical Problems in Surgery
Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Course Chairs: *Martin F. McKneally, University of Toronto
*Robert M. Sade, Medical University of South Carolina
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Welcome and Introduction
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Keynote Address: Working Virtues in Surgical Practice: How to Transmit Essential Character Traits
Larry Churchill, Vanderbilt University
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Ethical Issues of LVAD Management
John W.C. Entwistle, III, Thomas Jefferson University
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Transplantation: Confronting the Ethics of Scarcity
J. Scott Millikan, Billings Clinic
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Panel Discussion
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Coffee Break
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Public Reporting of Surgeons' Results: Does Shame and Blame Hurt Our Patients?
*Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, Ohio State University
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Preoperative Disclosure: In all Honesty, My Results
Sandra Starnes, University Cincinnati Cancer Institute
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Panel Discussion
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM Combined Luncheon Speaker
*Denton A. Cooley, Texas Heart Institute
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM My Patient Wants to Die: How Can I Help?
Kathleen Fenton, William Novick Global Cardiac Alliance
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM Unrealistic Hopes: When Family and Caregivers Don't Agree
*Leslie J. Kohman, State University of New York Upstate Medical University
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Panel Discussion
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Doing the Wrong Thing in Research
*Thomas A. D'Amico, Duke University
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM The Dark Side of Expert Witness Testimony
*Richard I. Whyte, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Panel Discussion
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Flexible Decision Making About Life Support
Jennifer Ellis, Washington Hospital Center
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Panel Discussion
3:30 PM Adjourn for Coffee Break followed by Hands-On Sessions from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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