27 2017

How Doctors Think Ethically A Brown Bag Lunchtime Presentation&Conversation

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Jewish Community Center Auditorium A 1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester, NY

Contact Joy Getnick
461-2000 x239

Join Professor Bernard Sussman, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine and Medical Humanities, Division of Palliative Care, Medical Humanities and Bioethics, and General Medicine and the University of Rochester Medical Center for a conversation about medical ethics in practice.  Dr. Sussman will address how the Hippocratic tradition and modern bioethics influence medical decision making at the borders of life and death.  Elements of ethically and medically sound shared decision making will be explored. 
Part of a newly expanded community brown-bag lunch and learn series for adults called “Congregatings.”  An outgrowth of the “TBKers” from Temple B’rith Kodesh, the group meets monthly for engaging conversations and presentations on a great variety of topics. 

Cost: The programs are free.  All are welcome.

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