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February 2-3, 2006
Meeting Agenda

The Madison Hotel
15th and M Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone 202-862-1600

THURSDAY, February 2

9:00 am Session 1:   The Concept of Human Dignity

Patricia Churchland, B. Phil., Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California

10:30 am Break

10:45 am     Session 2: The Concept of Human Dignity, continued

Daniel P. Sulmasy, O.F.M., M.D., Ph.D., Chair, John J. Conley Department of Ethics, Saint Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center, New York, New York

12:15 pm Lunch

2:00 pm

Session 3:  Moral Obligations to Children

Discussion by Members of the Council

3:30 pm Break

3:45 pm Session 4:  The Fundamental Needs of Children

Brock Eide, M.D., M.A. and Fernette Eide, M.D., Eide Neurolearning, Edmonds, Washington

Stanley Greenspan, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics, George Washington University Medical School, Washington, D.C.

5:15 pm   Adjournment

FRIDAY, February 3

8:30 am

Session 5:  Psychopharmacology and Psychiatric Disorders in Children

Joseph Biederman, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Chief, Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

10:00 am Break

10:15 am Session 6: Newborn Screening for Genetic Disorders/Disease

Jeffrey Botkin, M.D., Associate Vice President for Research Integrity and Professor of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Michael Watson, Ph.D., Executive Director, American College of Medical Genetics, Rockville, Maryland

11:45 am Session 7: Public Comments

12:00 noon Adjournment

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