Pediatric Grand Rounds

The Department of Pediatrics

Grand Rounds

September 3, 2015
12:00pm-1:00pm
Billings Auditorium - P117

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Ethical Issues in Pediatric Palliative Care

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Joel E. Frader, MD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Professor of Medical Education,
Program in Medical Humanities and Bioethics

Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University

 

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Objectives

  • Understand the spectrum of ethical problems encountered in pediatric palliative care.
  • Appreciate approaches to disagreements between families and clinicians.
  • Identify why the term "futile care" only complicates end-of-life decision making.

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Presented by

The Department of Pediatrics

1 CME Credit Offered