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September 6-7, 2007
Meeting Agenda

The Carolina Inn
211 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27516
Phone: (919) 933-2001

THURSDAY, September 6

9:00 am

Session 1: The Draft White Paper
on the Determination of Death

Discussion by Council Members

10:15 am Break

10:30 am    

Session 2: The “Crisis” in the Ethics and Profession of Medicine: A Historical Perspective

David Rothman, Ph.D.
Bernard Schoenberg Professor of Social Medicine and Director of the Center for Medicine as a Profession
Columbia University

12:00 pm Lunch

2:00 pm

Session 3: The “Crisis” in the Ethics and Profession of Medicine: The Perspective of Medical Education

Jordan Cohen, M.D.
President Emeritus
Association of American Medical Colleges

David Leach, M.D.
Executive Director
Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education

3:45 pm Break

4:00 pm Session 4: The “Crisis” in the Ethics and Profession of Medicine: Some Concluding Reflections

Edmund D. Pellegrino, M.D.
Council Chairman

5:15 pm   Adjournment

FRIDAY, September 7

8:30 am

Session 5: Nanotechnologies and Ethics: European and Global Perspectives

Henk A.M.J. ten Have, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Division of Ethics of Science and Technology
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

10:00 am Break

10:15 am

Session 6: Nanotechnologies: Science, Risk and Ethics

Richard Superfine, Ph.D.
The Bowman and Gordon Gray Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

11:30 am Session 7: Public Comments

11:45 am Adjournment

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