Program and Posters 2017: International Bioethics Retreat

Sunday, 25 June

 

6:30 PM:                  Reception. Details will be emailed to registered conference attendees.

 

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Monday, 26 June

 

8:30 – 9:00 AM   Coffee/Tea

                                        Distribution of Materials

 

9:00-9:15 AM        Introduction and Welcome

                                        William S. Andereck, MD, FACP, Program in Medicine and Human Values, CPMC, Sutter Health,

                                        San Francisco, USA

 

David Thomasma Memorial Lecture

Chair:                          Steve Latham, JD, Yale University, USA

 

9:15-9:45 AM        Reworking the Foundation of Bioethics

                                        Grant Gillett, PhD, Otago Bioethics Centre, University Otago Medical School, Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND

                                        and Derek Bolton, PhD, King’s College, London, UNITED KINGDOM

 

9:45-10:15 AM      Group Discussion

 

10:15-10:30 AM   Break

 

Pediatric Ethics

Chair:   John Paris, SJ, PhD, Boston College, USA

 

10:30-10:45 AM   Caring for Critically Ill Children with Congenital Heart Disease and the Impact of Whole Genome Sequencing

                                       on Acute Care Choices

                                       Danton Char, MD, Mildred Cho, PhD, David Magnus, PhD, Stanford University, USA

 

10:45-11:00 AM    Ethical Risks and Remedies for Pediatric Behavioral Research Involving Genetic Testing

                                       Celia B. Fisher, PhD, Fordham University, New York, USA

 

11:00-11:30 AM     Group Discussion

 

11:30-1:00 PM       Class Photo and Lunch in the Garden

 

Professionalism

Chair:                        MC Sullivan, RN, JD, Initiative for Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning, Archdiocese of Boston, USA

 

1:00-1:15 PM         Pining for Courts to Resolve Intractable Disputes Between Families is a Pipedream

                                       John Paris, SJ, PhD, Boston College, USA

 

1:15-1:30 PM         Legal Issues Regarding the Use of Neuroscience and other Types of Prediction Tools in Legal Decision-Making

                                       Jason Kerkmans, JD, MINDSET

                                       Consulting Group of the Mind Research Network, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

 

1:30-1:45 PM        A Crisis of Alienation in the Medical Profession and its Contribution to Physician Moral Distress

                                       Elizabeth Dzeng, MD, PhD, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA

 

1:45-2:15                  Group Discussion

 

In the Clinic

Chair: Rosamond Rhodes, PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA

 

 

2:15-2:30 PM        The Erosion of Medical Confidentiality: Facing the Challenges

                                     Martin Buijsen, LL.M, PhD, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

2:30-2:45 PM      Medical Decision-Making and the Limits of Disclosure: Communicating Uncertainty in Clinical Evidence

                                     Alex Dubrov, PhDc and Whitney Braun, PhD, Loma Linda University, California, USA

 

2:45-3:00 PM       Moral Heuristics in End of Life Treatment

                                    Whitney Braun PhD and Alex Dubrov PhDc, Loma Linda University, California, USA

 

3:00-3:30 PM      Group Discussion

 

Synopsis Session

Chair: Michael Gross, PhD, University of Haifa, ISRAEL

 

3:30-4:15 PM       Moral Stress Among Frontline Staff Conducting Research on Affective and Anxiety Disorders

                                    Adam L. Fried, PhD and Celia B. Fisher, PhD, Fordham University, New York, USA

 

                                    QALY and Empirical Ethics: Whose Voices Matter and Why?

                                    Tatiana Patrone, PhD, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York, USA

 

                                    Prediction, Health Worry, and the Practices of the Self

                                    Johann-Christian Poder, PhD, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

 

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Tuesday, 27 June

 

8:30-9:00 AM      Coffee/Tea

 

Policy Matters

Chair: Matti Hayry, PhD, Aalto University, Helsinki, FINLAND

 

9:00-9:15 AM       Public Moral Attitudes Towards Antibiotics Use

                                    Mirko Ancillotti, MA, and Stefan Eriksson, PhD, Uppsala University, SWEDEN

 

9:15-9:30 AM       Open Sharing of Genome Data:  Who Does it and Why?

                                    Tobias Hausermann, PhD, Health Ethics and Policy Lab, University of Zurich, Switzerland

 

9:30-9:45 AM       Medical Rules of Eligibility During Wartime

                                    Michael Gross, PhD, University of Haifa, ISRAEL

 

9:45-10:00 AM    Break

 

10:00-10:15 AM  Last Chance Therapies: LVADS AND A Heart Transplant?

                                    Leonard Fleck, PhD, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

 

10:15-10:30 AM  From Bioethics to Bioeconomy

                                    Matti Hayry, PhD, Aalto University, Helsinki, FINLAND

 

10:30-11:00 AM   Group Discussion

 

Research Ethics

Chair:  Stefan Eriksson, PhD, Uppsala University, Uppsala, SWEDEN

 

11:00-11:15 AM    Shared Responsibility of Co-Authors in Academic Papers: How Far Should It Reach?

                                    Gert Helgesson, PhD. Stockholm Centre for Healthcare Ethics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SWEDEN

 

11:15-11:30 AM     Improving Institutional Ethical Competence in Managing Research and Clinical Care

                                    Tove Godskesen, PhD, Uppsala University, SWEDEN

 

11:30-12:00 PM   Group Discussion

 

12:00-1:00 PM     Lunch in the Garden

 

 

Rights, Responsibilities, and Justice

Chair: Leonard Fleck, PhD, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

 

1:00-1:15 PM         Medical Ethics and Contextual Justice

                                    Rosamond Rhodes, PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA

 

1:15-1:30 PM         Unwanted Sexual Interest: Is Euthanasia the Answer?

                                    Timothy F. Murphy, PhD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA

 

1:30-1:45 PM        Biased Conception of Personal Responsibility for Health

                                    Johanna Ahola-Launonen, MSc (Doctoral Candidate), University of Helsinki, FINLAND

 

1:45-2:15 PM         Group Discussion

 

Recognizing Morality

Chair: John McMillan, PhD, The Bioethics Centre, University of Otago, NEW ZEALAND

 

2:15-2:30 PM      Who Has Moral Authority?

                                    Steve Latham, JD, Yale University, USA

 

2:30-2:45 PM       Moral Expertise

                                    John-Stewart Gordon. PhD, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, LITHUANIA

 

2:45-3:00 PM      Evolution and the Nature of Morality

                                    David Steinberg, MD, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA

 

3:00-3:30 PM      Group Discussion

 

Synopsis Session

Chair: Thomas Foreman, DHCE, University of Ottawa/The Ottawa Hospital, CANADA

 

 

3:30-4:15 PM      The Methods of Bioethics: An Essay in Metabioethics

                                     John McMillan, PhD, The Bioethics Centre, University of Otago, NEW ZEALAND

 

 Ethical and Social Issues in Fecal Microbiota

 Yonghui Ma –Xiamen University Medical School, CHINA

 

Public Views of Gene Editing

 Cary Funk

 Pew Research Center, Washington DC, USA

 

Barriers to Transitional and Sexual Health Care Among Transgender Youth in the United States

Celia B. Fisher, PhD, and Adam L. Fried, PhD, Fordham University, New York, USA

Kathryn Macapagal, PhD and Brian Mustanski, PhD, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA

 

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Wednesday 28 June

 

8:30-9:00 AM      Coffee/Tea

 

 

Chair: William Andereck, MD, FACP, CPMC, Sutter Health, San Francisco, USA

 

Looking Ahead

 

9:00-9:15 AM       Bigotry and its Boundaries in Healthcare

                                    William A. Nelson, PhD Dartmouth Medical School, New Hampshire, USA

 

9:15-9:30 AM       Wearable and Mobile Health Technology: Consent and Engagement, Deprofessionalisation, and Authentic Living

                                    Karola Kreitmair, PhD, Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA

 

9:30-9:45 AM       Group Discussion

 

9:45-10:00 AM     Break

 

Aid in Dying

Co-Chairs: Martin Buijsen, LL.M, PhD, Erasmus University Rotterdam and

Gerrit Kimsma, MD, Free University, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

 

10:00-10:30 AM  Update from The Netherlands

                                    Gerrit Kimsma, MD and Martin Buijsen LL.M

 

 

10:30-10:45 AM   The California Experience and How Institutions Might Prepare

                                    Elizabeth Dzeng, MD, PhD, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA

 

10:45-11:00 AM   Conscientious Objection and the Stanford Experience

                                    David Magnus, PhD, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA

 

11:00-11:15 AM    Implementing the California End of Life Option Act in a Community Hospital

                                    Ruchika Mishra, PhD, Program in Medicine and Human Values, CPMC, Sutter Health, San Francisco, USA

 

11:15-11:30 AM    The Canadian Experience

                                    Thomas Foreman, DHCE, University of Ottawa/The Ottawa Hospital, Ontario, CANADA

 

11:30-12:00 PM    General Discussion

 

12:00-12:15 PM   Wrap-up

                                    William Andereck and Thomasine Kushner

 

 

 

 

Au revoir jusqu'à l’année prochaine!