The Ethics of Organ Allocation
Join us for a panel discussion on ethical issues in organ transplantation. Transplant surgeons will discuss how the transplant allocation system affects heart transplant patients and abdominal transplant patients. An ethics committee member on the transplant team will discuss ethical issues in transplant allocation. A representative from an organ procurement organization will discuss ethical issues and best practices of their organization.
Hospitalists, Intensivists, Specialists, APCs, nurses, chaplains, and social workers
At the end of this session, learners should be able to:
- Understand the selection process for organ donors and transplant recipients
- Interpret the ethical considerations that go into transplantation and allocation
- Discover the impact outcomes have on Transplant Centers, their ability to provide care to future candidates, and ethical considerations involved
Course Director: Alyson Capp, PhD; AdvocateAurora Health
Peg McGonigal, Chaplain Lead; AdvocateAurora Health
Robin Shapiro, Attorney; Health Sciences Law Group, LLC
Christofer Barth, MD; AdvocateAurora Health
Adam Kallio, Manager Transplant Services; AdvocateAurora Health
Amy Bovi, VP Ethics; AdvocateAurora Health
Frank Downey, MD; AdvocateAurora Health
Ajay Sahajpal, MD; AdvocateAurora Health
As an accredited provider of the WI Medical Society, Aurora Health Care must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course Directors, planning committees, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to participants of the educational activity. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she (or spouse/partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control.
In the process of collecting disclosures. All disclosures will be made in advance of the activity.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.50 AttendanceAttendance Credit