33rd Annual Dorothy J. MacLean Fellows Conference on Clinical Medical Ethics
The goal of this conference is to improve patient care and outcomes by educating physicians and the other healthcare professionals about clinical medical ethics through lectures, panel discussions, and collaboration. This year’s conference will also provide a heightened framework through which to view ethical issues in medicine, in particular, issues presented by the ongoing COVID‐19 pandemic.
Participants will learn new strategies to tackle challenging ethical dilemmas in their practice, allowing them to provide improved patient care.
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At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss how clinical medical ethics applies broadly to the American healthcare system and specifically to their individual fields or specialties;
- Identify the ethical situations or conflicts in routine clinical encounters;
- Explain how to apply the tenants of clinical medical ethics to scenarios they encounter in their fields or specialties;
- Describe how current literature and directives in the field of clinical medical ethics will help them to make improved ethics decisions in their practice;
- Discuss the various perspectives including legal, medical, and religious that must be taken into account in order to provide holistic patient care;
- Discuss the clinical ethical issues the COVID‐19 pandemic presents to clinical care.
Agenda subject to change.
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UNIVERISITY OF CHICAGO COURSE DIRECTOR
Lindy Bergman Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Surgery
Executive Director, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence
Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
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The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
University of Chicago Medicine is a Registered Social Work Continuing Education Sponsor through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and will offer continuing education units for the 33rd Annual Dorothy J. MacLean Fellows Conference on Clinical Medical Ethics for LSW and LCSW social workers in the state of Illinois.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.