Speaker Objectives - Colloquy - September 27, 2021

DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy
Event Title: Triage and the Allocation of Scarce Resources
September 27, 2021

Event Objectives:

Upon the completion of the event, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the indicators of resource scarcity
  • Determine the process by which decisions on fair and equitable resource allocation can be made.

Markay Riippa, MA, BSN, RN, CNML, HEC-C (MODERATOR)
Clinical Services Manager, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, The Lacks Cancer Center 

Speakers:

Bernard Lo, MD
President of the Greenwall Foundation in New York, NY

Speaker Presentation Title: Ethical issues in allocating COVID vaccines

Objectives (Lo):

At the end of the session, the audience should:

  • Understand the multiple ethical values at stake in decisions to allocate COVID vaccines
  • Understand the psychosocial, practical influences on COVID vaccine policy
     

Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD, M.Bioethics
John M. Eisenberg, M.D. Professor in Medicine
Department: Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine

Speaker Presentation Title: Equitably allocating critical care resources during crises

Objectives (Halpern):

  • Identify ethical principles underlying optimal allocation strategies
  • Understand ethical implications of different allocation approaches


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