Bioethics Blogs

Transplant Ethics (Minneapolis, Aug 7-8)

Check out this 2-day conference on transplant ethics by the Mayo Clinic.

  • Ethical and Societal Issues in Transplantation
  • Organ Allocation Systems in the United States
  • Ethical Challenges in Living Donation
  • Ethical Challenges Presented by New Advances in Transplantation
  • Case Discussion: Addressing Difficult Choices in Mechanical Cardiac Support
  • Case Discussion: Addressing Misattributed Paternity in Living Donors
  • Facing the Changing Ethical Landscape in Transplantation
  • Case Discussion: Addressing Parental Decision Making in Pediatric Transplantation
  • Case Discussion: Transplant Research Ethics – Using Combined Heart-Liver Transplant for Highly Sensitized Patients; How to Advance the Field in an Era of Organ Scarcity
  • Case Discussion: Age of Consent: Can Adolescent Donors Truly Provide Informed Consent?
  • Case Discussion: Challenges in Recipient Selection for Composite Transplant
  • Case Discussion: Addressing the Best Use of Donor Organs in High Risk Retransplantation

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