September 27, 2010

Advance Notice

End-of-life decisions and the Terri Schiavo case explored

Emory School of Law will host an interdisciplinary professionalism and ethics symposium on end-of-life decision-making from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15.

"The Overlap of Legal and Medical Ethics: Issues in End-of-Life Decision Making" will feature three panel discussions, including a contemporary perspective on the Terri Schiavo case. Panelists include the trial judge, guardian ad litem and two attorneys involved in the Schiavo case.

The symposium will be held in Emory Law’s Tull Auditorium with registration beginning at 7:45 a.m.

Free parking will be available at Emory's Clairmont Campus Parking Deck on Starvine Way with shuttle service to the law school. 

Six hours of Georgia Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit will be available, including three hours of ethics and professionalism credit. Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credit also will be available.

The symposium is presented by the law school in partnership with the Center for Ethics, School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Candler School of Theology, Rollins School of Public Health, Goizueta Business School and Health Care Ethics Consortium of Georgia.

The symposium is open to Emory community and online registration is available.

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