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March 3-4, 2005
Meeting Agenda

The Sphinx Club
1315 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005


9:00 am Session 1: Aging and Care-Giving: Lessons on Assisted Suicide from the Oregon and Netherlands' Experiences

Herbert Hendin, M.D., Medical Director, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

10:30 am Break

10:45 am     Session 2: Aging and Care-Giving: Long-Term Care and New Patterns of Decline

Joanne Lynn, M.D., Director, The Washington Home Center for Palliative Care Studies

12:15 pm Lunch

2:00 pm Session 3: Aging and Care-Giving: Assessing Outcomes in Medical Care

John E. Wennberg, M.D., Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School

3:30 pm Break

3:45 pm Session 4: Aging and Care-Giving: Ends and Priorities in Medical Care

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

5:15 pm Adjournment


8:30 am Session 5: Alternative Sources of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Council Discussion of Draft White Paper

10:00 am Break

10:15 am Session 6: Human-Animal Chimeras

Council Discussion

11:45 pm Session 7: Public Comments
12:30 pm Adjournment

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