Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds: What does Religion have to do with Medical Ethics?

All are welcome to this CEGR session with Farr Curlin, MD, a palliative care physician at Duke Hospital and the Josiah C. Trent Professor of Medical Humanities in the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine, and co-director of the Theology, Medicine and Culture Initiative at Duke Divinity School.

When Nov 03, 2016
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where MacNider 321
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Contact Phone 919-843-4737
Attendees All are welcome
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Clinicians’ religious characteristics may strongly shape practice, particularly with respect to morally controversial interventions. Religion-associated differences may then expose the limits of what we know as “medical ethics” and require us to look beneath the surface of clinical ethical disputes to examine the deeper disagreements that lead not only to arguments about which clinical interventions are ethical, but also to arguments about how one should do medical ethics in the face of such disagreements. Join us for this discussion of how religious traditions may call conventional assumptions and practices of medical ethics into question.

Jointly sponsored by the UNC Center for Bioethics and the UNC Hospital Ethics Committee, Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds offers an innovative and interactive forum for engaging with ethical, legal, and policy issues of particular salience to patient care within the hospital. There are no commercial support or conflicts of interest to report.

**Attendees may receive certificates of attendance for their professional education records, but no CEUs will be offered for this session.**