SIXTEENTH ANNUAL INTERMOUNTAIN MEDICAL ETHICS CONFERENCE
RETHINKING DEATH: A CONFERENCE ON MEANING, ETHICS, AND POLICY ISSUES IN DEATH AND DYING
Tuesday March 28, 2006 The Officers’ Club, Fort Douglas
Opening remarks: Historical tensions and current problems about death and dying Peggy Battin, PhD and Jay Jacobson, MD
Stuart Youngner, MD What Counts as Death? And Why Does It Matter?
Jeff Botkin, MD, Brain Death in Kids: Salvaging Something Good From a Bad Situation
Leslie Francis, PhD, JD Legal Standards for Brain Death: Should We Reassess?
Stuart Youngner, MD Continuing discussion of Dr. Youngner’s presentation
Laurie Zoloth, RN, PhD The Borderlands of Nightfall: New Issues in Moral Philosophy and Faith at the End of Life
Armand Antommaria, MD Donation After Cardiac Death: Evolution of a Policy
Mette Rurup MD The Truth About the Netherlands
Laurie Zoloth, RN, PhD Continuing discussion of Dr. Zoloth’s presentation
Mette Rurup, PhD Death and Dying: New Issues from the Netherlands:
Leslie Francis PhD, JD What the Supreme Court Has Said, Might Have Said, Could Have Said, and Might Still Say About Dying
4:00 – 4:30