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Physician Aid in Dying: An Examination from Spiritual and Ethical Perspectives

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Healthcare and Religion Lecture Series

Heather Mikes, MD
Clinical Instructor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Timothy Quill, MD
Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, Palliative Care and Nursing
University of Rochester Medical Center

Jonathan Weinkle, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Abstract: In considering Physician Aid in Dying (PAD), clinicians confront ethical and spiritual challenges. Dr. Mikes will provide an update on the latest in legal, practical, and medical aspects of the practice. She will then moderate a discussion with Drs. Quill and Weinkle regarding the role of the physician, as well as ethical and spiritual arguments for and against PAD. 

Registration Required - Register here.

Tuesday, December 7 at 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Virtual Event

Physician Aid in Dying: An Examination from Spiritual and Ethical Perspectives

Healthcare and Religion Lecture Series

Heather Mikes, MD
Clinical Instructor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Timothy Quill, MD
Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, Palliative Care and Nursing
University of Rochester Medical Center

Jonathan Weinkle, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Abstract: In considering Physician Aid in Dying (PAD), clinicians confront ethical and spiritual challenges. Dr. Mikes will provide an update on the latest in legal, practical, and medical aspects of the practice. She will then moderate a discussion with Drs. Quill and Weinkle regarding the role of the physician, as well as ethical and spiritual arguments for and against PAD. 

Registration Required - Register here.

Tuesday, December 7 at 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Virtual Event

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