Northwestern University

Apr
13
Thu 12:00 PM

Clinical Ethics Cases from the NMH Archives - Kathy Johnson Neely

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When: Thursday, April 13, 2017
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Searle Seminar Room (Ground Floor), 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Bryan Morrison   312.503.1927

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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Description:

The Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics presents

A Montgomery Lecture

with

Kathy Johnson Neely, MD, MA
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Ethics Committee Chair
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Ethics Consultant
Attending Physician, Palliative Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University
     Feinberg School of Medicine

Clinical Ethics Cases from the NMH Archives

In this presentation Dr. Neely will offer a sampling of diverse ethics case consultations from NMH over her past 15 years as ethics committee chair and consultant. These cases illustrate the complexities imposed by medical decision-making for a person who has no capacity to do so for him/herself. Additionally, they underscore the ways in which evolving clinical practice, policy and law can buttress or hamstring ethical analysis and action. The goal of this presentation is to familiarize attendees with the application of ethics to everyday practice of medicine in a tertiary care academic medical center.

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