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September 7-8, 2006
Meeting Agenda

The Westin Embassy Row
2100 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20008
Telephone: 202-293-2100


THURSDAY, September 7

 
9:00 am

Session 1: Ethical and Philosophical Issues in the Definition of Death

Discussion of Staff Working Paper by Alan Rubenstein, M.A.


10:30 am Break

10:45 am    

Session 2: Living Organ Donation: Outcomes and Ethics

Discussion of Staff Working Paper by Ginger Gruters, M.A.


12:15 pm Lunch


2:00 pm

Session 3:   The Ethics of Organ Allocation

Discussion of Staff Working Paper by Dan Davis, Ph.D.


3:30 pm Break

3:45 pm Session 4:  Organ Transplantation Policies and Policy Reform

Discussion of Staff Working Paper by Sam Crowe, Ph.D.

5:15 pm   Adjournment


FRIDAY, September 8


8:30 am

Session 5:  The Council’s Future Agenda:
Discussion of the Results of the Council Member Survey


10:00 am Break

10:15 am Session 6: Genetic Information: Its Significance
for Patients, Families, Health Professionals,
Ethics, and Policy Development

Nancy Wexler, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Psychology, Columbia University, New York City



11:45 am Session 7: Public Comments

12:00 pm Adjournment


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