The President’s Council on Bioethics will be meeting November 21-22. The agenda for the meeting is as follows:
Thursday, November 20th:
9:00 am – Session 1: Medical Futility
Lawrence J. Schneiderman, M.D.
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
University of California, San Diego
10:30 am – Break
1045 am – Session 2: Medical Futility
Robert D. Truog, M.D.
Professor of Medical Ethics,
Anesthesiology and Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School and Children’s Hospital, Boston
12:00 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm – Session 3: Medical Futility
Susan B. Rubin, Ph.D.
The Ethics Practice
3:30 pm – Break
3:45 pm – Session 4: Medical Futility
Remarks by Council Members
Benjamin Carson, M.D., and Daniel Foster, M.D.
5:00 pm – Adjournment
Friday, November 21st:
9:00 am – Session 5: Conscience and the Health Care Professions
Holly Fernandez Lynch, J.D.
Associate, Hogan and Hartson, Washington, D.C.
10:15 am – Break
10:30 am – Session 6: National Bioethics Commissions: Looking Back on the President’s Council and Forward to the Future of Public Bioethics
11:45 am – Session 7: Public Comments
12:00 pm – Adjournment