Ethics and Professionalism: A Common Ground of Understanding

Live Webinar | May 13, 2021 at 11am Central

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Ethics and professionalism in science and medicine are central in addressing contemporary issues. In this current climate how are we to respond to unprecedented public challenges, including the physical and economic health of the country, tragedies of social justice, and a divisive political climate?

Join former AHA Presidents Dr. Bob Harrington and Dr. Ivor Benjamin along with other thought leaders for an engaging roundtable conversation in regards to the 2021 AHA/ACC Ethics and Professionalism Report.

Building on the AHA’s long history of leadership in the areas of medical ethics and professionalism, this roundtable discussion will include reflections on specific issues such as:

  • shared clinical decision-making
  • the relationship of clinicians with patients, other clinicians, and organizations
  • allocation of resources
  • scientific responsibility and integrity in research
Bob Harrington Dr. Bob Harrington Ivor Benjamin Dr. Ivor Benjamin

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