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10/21/20 event

grand rounds - “Red Line, Gray Line, or No Line?: Ethical and Empirical Considerations in Pediatric Euthanasia”

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

One Children's Plaza , Dayton, OH, 45404

Red Line, Gray Line, or No Line?:  Ethical and Empirical Considerations in Pediatric Euthanasia”

Ashley Fernandes, MD, PhD, FAAP-Associate Director of the Center for Bioethics, Nationwide Children’s Hospital; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

 Objectives:

  1. Identify criteria for pediatric euthanasia outside of the US, including the content of the Groningen Protocol, in light of the historical use of euthanasia by physicians and governments.
  2. Critically analyze arguments in favor, and against, euthanasia in children.
  3. Integrate an understanding of the ethical arguments for and against pediatric euthanasia in devising possible alternatives to it in clinical practice and in society.  

Reach out to Sue Strader at 937-641-5128 for information on viewing the presentation virtually.