Surgical Ethics Course

* AATS Member
+ AmSECT Member

Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Course Chairs*Thomas A. D’Amico, Duke University, +Bob Groom, Maine Medical Center, *Susan D. Moffatt-BruceOhio State University

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM Welcome and Introduction
*Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, Ohio State University
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Keynote Address: Ethical Issues of Genomics/Precision Medicine
David C. Magnus, PhD, Stanford University

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Ethical Use of Social Media
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Should Live Surgical Broadcasts Still be Considered Unethical?
9:45 AM – 10:15 AM Panel Discussion
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Coffee Break
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM   Organ Donation Without the Dead Donor Rule
*Robert M. Sade, Medical University of South Carolina
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Informed Consent, Comparative Effectiveness, and Learning Health Care
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM Panel Discussion
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Combined Luncheon Speaker
1:00 PM – 1:15 PM Expert Witness Testimony: Is it Ethical to Consistently Refuse to Testify for Plaintiffs
1:15 PM – 1:30 PM How Much Space Should There Be Between Innovation and Research?
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Panel Discussion
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM ECMO: The Science and Ethics of Candidacy
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM What Do We Owe Opioid Addicts with Recurrent Endocarditis?
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM Conscientious Objection: Should Professional Societies Declare Conscientious Objection Unethical?
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Panel Discussion

AmSECT Membership Eligibility

An Active Member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. There are also opportunities to become a Transitional Active Member for those less than a year removed from graduation from an approved accredited training program. Other options include; an Associate Membership, International Membership, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician Membership, and Student Membership.

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