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AATS Centennial Saturday Program

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Surgical Ethics Course
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Ethical Problems in CT Surgery

Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Course Co-Chairs: +William J. DeBois, New York Presbyterian Hospital
*Martin F. McKneally, University of Toronto
*Robert M. Sade, Medical University of South Carolina
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Welcome and Introduction
*Martin F. McKneally, University of Toronto
*Robert M. Sade, Medical University of South Carolina
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Ethical Implications of Measuring Waning Surgical Competence
Mark R. Katlic, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Is It Ethically Mandatory to Report Errors of Other Surgeons to Patients and Families?
Judson Williams, Duke University
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator: Sandra Starnes, University of Cincinnati
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Coffee Break
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Perfusionist Responsibility in Case of Surgeon Error
+William J. DeBois, New York Presbyterian Hospital
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Public Reporting of Surgical Outcomes: Has Risk Adjustment Matured Enough?
*Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, Ohio State University
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Panel Discussion
Moderator: Kathleen Fenton, William Novick Global Cardiac Alliance
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Combined Luncheon Speaker
*W. Gerald Austen, Massachusetts General Hospital
1:00 PM - 1:15 AM Ethical Considerations for Termination of ECMO
+Craig Vocelka, University of Washington
1:15 AM - 1:30 PM Notes on the Ethics of the Learning Curve
*John Mayer Jr., Harvard University
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Panel Discussion
Moderator: John W. Entwistle, Thomas Jefferson University
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Should Complex CT Operations Be Regionalized?
*Mark B. Orringer, University of Michigan
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM Organ Transplantation in the Setting of Physician-Assisted Dying
*Dirk van Raemdonck, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Can a Surgeon Ever Justifiably Schedule Concurrent Operations?
*Joseph Zwischenberger, University of Kentucky
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Panel Discussion
Moderator: *Thomas A. D'Amico, Duke University
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