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Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds seminars offer an innovative and interactive forum for engaging with ethical, legal, and policy issues of particular salience to patient care within the hospital. Six seminars are presented each year.

Upcoming Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds

Kidney to Share: A Patient and Ethicist Offer Their Views on the Living Donor Process

2021 September 29, Wednesday, 12:00pm, Zoom

Speakers: Martha Gershun, Writer, Consultant, Living Organ Donor Dr. John Lantos, Director, Bioethics Center Children’s Mercy Hospital In Kidney to … Continued

Annual Pediatric Visiting Scholar

2021 October 21, Thursday, 8:00am, WebEx
Alex Kon, MD

Past Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds

Controversies in Increasing Living Kidney Donation

2020 January 29, Wednesday, 7:15am,
Arthur Matas, MD

Co-hosted with the Department of Surgery

Annual Pediatric Visiting Scholar

2019 May 23, Thursday, 8:00am,
D. Micah Hester, Ph.D.

What Authority? Whose Interests? The Challenges of Decision Making for Impaired Newborns co-hosted with the Department of Pediatrics   CEGR_Flier_May2019 

CEGR co-hosted with The Department of Surgery

2019 March 27, Wednesday, 7:15am, 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium
Anne C. Mosenthal, MD. FACS

Washing Your Hands of It: Ethical Implications of Infection Control Policy and Practice

2019 February 7, Thursday, 12:00pm, G100 Bondurant
Emily Landon, MD

At the intersection of clinical and public health ethics lies the important practices of infection control. Often taken for granted … Continued

“Can we afford to avoid the cost discussion?”

2018 November 8, Thursday, 12:00pm, G100 Bondurant Hall
Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS

What We Talk About When We Talk About Surgery

2018 September 5, Wednesday, 7:15am, 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium
Margaret L “Gretchen” Schwarze, MD, MPP, FACS

Special Event with Department of Surgery

Annual Pediatric Visiting Scholar

2018 May 24, Thursday, 8:00am, Old Clinic 4th Floor Auditorium
Chris Feudtner MD PhD MPH

Pediatric Ethics Consultation:  A Look Behind the Curtain

What Does “Respect for Autonomy” Really Mean?

2018 April 5, Thursday, 12:00pm, 321 MacNider
Rebecca Walker PhD, Jean Cadigan PhD, and Gary Gala MD FACS

Speakers for this panel include: Rebecca Walker PhD, Social Medicine, Bioethics, Philosophy, UNC Jean Cadigan PhD, Social Medicine, Bioethics, UNC … Continued

Moral Distress Workshops

2018 March 15, Thursday, 10:00am, TBA
Beth Epstein PhD RN FAAN

In March 2018, bioethicist Dr. Beth Epstein PhD RN, FAAN, will be visiting the Center for Bioethics to offer workshops … Continued

Workplace Violence in Healthcare: Just Part of the Job?

2018 March 1, Thursday, 12:00pm, MacNider 321
Sara Scarlet MD, Sarah Fotheringham JD, Paul Ossman MD MPH, and Elizabeth Dreesen MD

Speakers for this panel include: Sara Scarlet MD, General Surgery, UNC Sarah Fotheringham JD, Associate General Counsel, UNC Health Care … Continued

Clinical Pathways

When There's No One Right Answer

2017 November 2, Thursday, 12:00pm, MacNider 321
Chris DeRienzo, MD, MPP, FAAP

Our health care system’s shift from a fee-for-service to a value based repayment models has placed considerable emphasis on the … Continued

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