Hospital Events

Bookmark and Share   A A A

Pediatric Grand Rounds The Declan J. Hurley Lectureship: Ethical Issues in Pediatric Practice “Physician-Parent Conflicts in Medical Decision Making for Infants and Children” At the end of this CME activity participants should be able to:

1. Articulate the legal standard of “death” in the United States

2. Describe the limits of parental authority to require physicians to apply medical interventions for critically ill children

3. Identify shifting standards on who decides on the level of care provided to critically ill children Presented by: John J. Paris, S.J., PhD Walsh Professor of Bioethics Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA

WHEN: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Friday, August 15, 2014

CME Credit: Yes

WHERE: John Stauffer Conference Rooms A&B Anderson Pavilion Education & Conference Center Children's Hospital Los Angeles 4650 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90027

Parking Information

About the Presenter: JOHN J. PARIS, S.J., PhD is the Michael P. Walsh Professor of Bioethics at Boston College. He is also Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at Tufts Medical School. Fr. Paris served as consultant to the President's Commission for the Study of Ethics in Medicine, the United States Senate Committee on Aging, and the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment. He has published over 180 articles on the area of law, medicine and ethics in publications as The New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of the American Medical Association, The Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, and The Wall Street Journal. He is the Ethics Section Editor of The Journal of Perinatology. Fr. Paris served as a consultant and expert witness in many of the landmark biomedical cases including Quinlan, Brophy, Jobes, Baby K and Gilgunn.