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June 28-29, 2007
Meeting Agenda

The Hay-Adams Hotel
Sixteenth & H Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20006
202-638-6600


THURSDAY, June 28

 
9:00 am

Session 1: The Healing Professions

Patricia Benner, M.S.N., Ph.D.
Senior Scholar
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Arnold S. Relman, M.D.
Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Social Medicine
Harvard Medical School



10:15 am

Break


10:30 am    

Session 2: The Professions in Contemporary America: Promise and Peril

William M. Sullivan, Ph.D.
Senior Scholar
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching



12:00 pm Lunch


2:00 pm

Session 3: Health Care—Who Is Responsible? The Individual? Society? Both?

Allen Buchanan, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy
Duke University

Daniel Callahan, Ph.D.
Director of International Programs and Former President
The Hastings Center

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Clinical Bioethics
National Institutes of Health


3:30 pm

Break



3:45 pm Continuation of Session 3: Health Care—Who Is Responsible? The Individual? Society? Both?


5:15 pm   Adjournment


FRIDAY, June 29


8:30 am

Session 4: Nanotechnology: Benefits and Risks

Andrew D. Maynard, Ph.D.
Chief Science Adviser
Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars


10:00 am Break

10:15 am

Session 5: Nanotechnology, Medicine, and Ethics

Mauro Ferrari, Ph.D.
Professor, Brown Institute of Molecular Medicine, and
Chairman, Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Professor of Experimental Therapeutics
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

 

11:45 am Session 6: Public Comments

12:00 pm Adjournment


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