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Drawing on his experience from multiple vantage points, Dr. DeVita will discuss the impact of scarce resources on “routine” ethical decisioning, recount challenges to autonomy posed by widespread contagious serious illness, and examine how late consequences of critical illness may impact decisioning.

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
December 8, 2020

Brief COVID-19 Update – Mark Gladwin, MD, Jack D. Myers Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine

7:19
Introduction – Dr. Gary Fischer

9:30
“Settled” Ethical Issues Reevaluated in the Context of the COVID Pandemic: Lessons from Harlem Hospital
Tisherman Lecture – Michael DeVita, MD
Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine
Columbia University Vagelos School of Physicians and Surgeons
Director of Palliative Care, Harlem Hospital Center in New York

 

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