Past Webinars

Past Webinars

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 16:00

Medical assistance in dying in Canada: Lessons from the Great White North
Jocelyn Downie, JD

Due to operator error, the first two minutes of this webinar were not recorded, in which she discussed some of the history of MAID in Canada. I encourage you to watch the recording because it is full of much more information regarding the challenges still facing MAID in Canada.

Jocelyn Downie, JD is the James S. Palmer Chair in Public Policy and Law; Professor of Law; Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellow; University Research Professor, Faculties of Law and Medicine; Adjunct Professor, Australian Centre for Health Law Research - QUT. In this webinar she leads us through the history, process, policies, ethics, and shortcomings of the Canadian law "Medical Assistance in Dying."

Link to Recording: http://bit.ly/2JtyTxa

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 16:00

To Share or Not to Share (my data): That's only (part of) the question
Anita Murcko, MD, FACP , M. Adela Grando, PhD

Patient-centered, total-person care means attending to body, mind, and spirit. It also means sharing and integrating behavioral and physical health data with social determinants of health. That's the focus of the 5-year, NIMH-supported project, My Data Choices, that is, evaluation of effective consent strategies for patients with behavioral health conditions. In this webinar, Drs. Murcko and Grando share insights on the project, as well as lessons learned about clinical, ethical, policy, regulatory, and technological implications of data sharing.

Dr. Anita Murcko, MD, FACP is a Clinical Associate Professor at the College of Health Solutions at ASU with nearly 30 years of healthcare experience. She also leads Cambiare, LLC, the e-health consulting company she founded in 2009. M. Adela Grando, PhD, is an Assistant Professor, College of Health Solutions at ASU. Adela Grando joined the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Arizona State University in 2013. She leads projects focused on building portable decision aids that support patient's decision process. 

Link to Recording: http://bit.ly/2SQiXJD

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 16:00

Algorithms in Kidney Exchange: Ethics in Artificial Intelligence
Patricia A. Mayer, MD, MS, Duncan McElfresh, MSe

Join us as Dr. Mayer and Mr. McElfresh describe the ethical challenges in the algorithms used for transplant pairing. Who decides what the choices in transplant pairing should be? 

Dr. Mayer is a palliative care physician and ethicist with Banner Baywood and Heart Hospitals, who has extensive experience in transplant programs. Mr. McElfresh is PhD student  with an interest in artificial intelligence. 

Link to Recording: http://bit.ly/2AP6P0y

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 16:00

Religious Identity and Workplace Discrimination
Aasim I. Padela, MD, MSc, FACEP

Aasim Il Padela, MD, MSc, FACEP
University of Chicago School of Medicine
Director of Program on Medicine and Religion
Director of Initiative on Islam and Medicine
Associate Professor, Section of Emergency Medicine
Faculty, Maclean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics

Dr. Padela is an emergency medicine physician, health services researcher, and bioethicist whose scholarship focuses on the intersection of minority health and bioethics through the lens of the healthcare experiences of American Muslim patients and health care providers. He will share his research regarding the discrimination in the workplace American Muslim physicians experience. 

Link to Recording: http://bit.ly/2QVfZO8

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 16:00

Updates on Compassionate Use, Right to Try, and Access to Unapproved Medicines: Ethical and Practical Issues
Alison Bateman-House, PhD, MPH, MA

Dr. Alison Bateman-House gave a webinar to ABN in November 2015 in which she discussed the ethical and practical issues with compassionate use, right to try, and unapproved medicines. Now that Right to Try has become federal policy, in part because of work done by the Goldwater Institute here in AZ, Dr. Bateman-House will give us updates on what the policy means for patients and clinicians.

Link to Recording: http://bit.ly/2EwDbzF

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 16:00

An Ethical Comparison of Health Care in the US and Canada: Why it’s an Impossible Dream for the US to have a System like Canada’s
Kathleen O'Connor, DPS, MBA, LMSW

Kathleen O'Connor, DPS, MBA, LMSW, has researched, as well as experienced, the medical system in Canada and the United States and in this presentation she will provide the philosophical and ethical tenets/differences between the US and Canadian healthcare systems. She will detail the evolution of the current healthcare systems in the US and Canada and finally, consider the current concerns, possible solutions and future options for in both countries.

 

Link to Recording: http://bit.ly/2TgcBmq

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 09:00

August Webinar
Ethics in the Pines

In lieu of our monthly webinar, ABN is having a special one-day event in Flagstaff in which we will have experts and patients discuss the ethical challenges in the opioid crisis in Arizona. Please register to join us! 

Link to Recording:

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 17:00

Protecting the Rights of Conscience Objection in Health Care
Thomas Shellenberger. MD

In this presentation, Thomas Shellenberger, MD, argues in support of the recent HHS regulations regarding conscience objection in health care. As you may recall, at our April webinar, Richard Koo. Esq. argued that the HHS regulations could be challenging in practice. Before attending this July webinar, please feel free to watch the recording of the April webinar and join us for the discussion on this topic.

Link to Recording: http://bit.ly/2H5QgRR

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October 2012: The Patient-Practitioner Relationship and Conscientious Refusal
Bruce D. White, MD

November 2012: Decision-making for Patients with Declining Capacity
Jalayne J. Arias, JD, MA

January 2013: Ethical Issues to Consider in Terminal Psychiatric Cases
JA Moore, DHCE and GG Enck, PhD

March 2013: Exploring the Nature and Meaning of Medical Futility: A Case Involving a Neurologically Devastated 2 Year Old
Rebecca L Volpe, PhD

May 2013: Who Owns My Organs: Ethical Considerations in Organ and Tissue Donation
Sara Pace Jones and Patricia Pace Anderson