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Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds is one of several means the center uses to address and keep physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and related professionals abreast of ever changing topics within the field.  Continuing medical education credit is offered to a variety of healthcare professionals. This enables our healthcare professionals to keep current and maintain their knowledge of cutting-edge research, techniques and innovations through lectures, workshops and seminars featuring local, national, and internationally renown speakers.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

March 18, 2015: Ethical challenges presented by emerging infectious diseases
Presenter: Nathan Allen, M.D.

April 15, 2015: Discharge Planning 
Presenter: Kathleen Lally, Manager, Clinical Effectiveness and Social Work

May 20, 2015: Medical confidentiality, professionalism, and ethical challenges in the use of social media
Presenter: Amy McGuire, J.D., Ph.D.

Sept. 16, 2015: Healthcare professional impairment
Presenters: Alric Hawkins, M.D., Ladona Cook, M.S.N., R.N., Dick Cheney, J.D.

Oct. 21, 2015: Clinical trials for oncology patients
Presenter: Susan Miller, M.D.

Nov. 18, 2015: Cascade effects in critical care medicine: how do we stop unreflexive escalation of treatments 
Presenter: Courtenay Bruce, J.D., M.A.