September 11-12, 2008
Hotel Palomar Arlington
1121 North 19th Street
Arlington, VA 22209
THURSDAY, September 11
Session 1: Ethical
Questions in the Reform of Medical Care
Council Discussion of Draft White Paper
Session 2: Conscience and the
History of Moral Philosophy
John Paris, S.J., Ph.D.,
Walsh Professor of Bioethics,
Department of Theology, Boston College
Session 3: Conscience in the
Practice of the Health Professions
Anne Drapkin Lyerly, M.D.
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Duke University School of Medicine,
Howard Brody, M.D., Ph.D.
John P. McGovern Centennial Chair in Family Medicine,
Director, Institute for the Medical Humanities,
University of Texas Medical Branch
Farr Curlin, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Associate,
MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics,
University of Chicago
Session3: Conscience in the
Practice of the Health Professions, continued
FRIDAY, September 12
Session 4: Medical Futility in Context:
End of Life Treatment and Care
Linda Emanuel, M.D.
Buehler Professor of Geriatric Medicine,
Director, Buehler Center on Aging, Health, and Society,
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Session 5: Medical Futility:
Institutional and Legislative Initiatives
Thaddeus Mason Pope, J.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Law,
Widener University Law School
||Session 6: Public Comments