Program Schedule

KENNEDY INSTITUTE OF ETHICS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE PELLEGRINO CENTER FOR CLINICAL BIOETHICS

June 3-5, 2024

Georgetown University Main Campus

Monday 3 June

9:00-9:45 am Registration and Coffee 

9:45 am: Introduction & Welcome

John Keown, DPhil, PhD, DCL
IBC Course Director
Rose F. Kennedy Professor in Christian Ethics
Senior Research Scholar
Kennedy Institute of Ethics

10:00 am: “Autonomy

Daniel P. Sulmasy, MD, PhD
André Hellegers Professor of Biomedical Ethics
Director, Kennedy Institute of Ethics
Faculty Member, Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics

11:00 Break

11:30: SMALL GROUPS

12:30: Lunch

2:00 pm: “Beneficence”

Karen Stohr, PhD
Ryan Family Professor of Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy
Senior Research Scholar
Kennedy Institute of Ethics

2:45 pm: “Disability & the Definition of Health”

Sean Aas, PhD
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Senior Research Scholar
Kennedy Institute of Ethics

3:30 pm: Break

4:00 pm: SMALL GROUPS

5:00 – 6:30 pm: Opening Reception

Tuesday 4 June

9:00 am: “The Internal Morality of Medicine: Vital Concept or Quaint Relic?”

Myles N. Sheehan, SJ, MD
Director, Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics
Professor of Medicine
David Lauler Chair in Catholic Health Care Ethics
Georgetown University

10:00 am: “Healthcare Funding and Bioethics: Dr. Pellegrino’s Unfinished Legacy”

David G. Miller, PhD
Associate Director for Academic Programs, Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Georgetown University Medical Center

11:00 am Break

11:30 am: SMALL GROUPS

12.30 pm: Lunch

2:00 pm “Clinical Consultation in the Acute Care Hospital”

“The Process of Consultation”Claudia Ruiz Sotomayor, MD, DBe
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine
Chief, Ethics Consultation Service
Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics

“Life Sustaining Treatment & ICU Consults” Allen H. Roberts, II, MD, MDiv, MA (Bioethics)
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Physician Executive Director for Inpatient Operations and Associate Medical Director, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Faculty Member, Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics

“Complicated Neuroethics Consultation” — James J. Giordano, PhD, MPhil
Chief, Neuroethics Studies Program, Scholar-in-Residence, Director of the Sub-Program in Military Medical Ethics, and Co-director of the O’Neill-Pellegrino Program in Brain Science and Global Health Law and Policy at the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics; Professor, Departments of Neurology and Biochemistry, Georgetown University Medical Center
Core Faculty, Graduate Liberal Studies Program, School of Continuing Studies

3:30pm: Break

4:00 pm: SMALL GROUPS

Wednesday 5 June

9:00 am: “Pandemic Preparedness: Lessons from COVID-19”

Anthony Fauci, MD
Distinguished University Professor
Georgetown University School of Medicine and the McCourt School of Public Policy

10:30 am: “Addressing Ethical Vulnerability: A Method for Supporting Clinical & Public Healthcare Deciding and Doing”

William F. Sullivan, MD, PhD
Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. Chair in Bioethics, Kennedy Institute of Ethics
Faculty Member, Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics

11:30 am Break

11:45 am: SMALL GROUPS

12.45 pm: Lunch

2:00 pm: “Quality of Life”

Joel Michael Reynolds, PhD, MA
Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Disability Studies
Senior Research Scholar, Kennedy Institute of Ethics
Faculty Member, Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics

2:45 pm: “Data Ethics & Health Informatics”

Margaret Little, PhD
Francis J. McNamara, Jr. Chair of Philosophy
Senior Research Scholar
Director, Ethics Lab
Kennedy Institute of Ethics

3:30pm: Break

4:00 pm: SMALL GROUPS

5:00 – 6:30 pm: Closing Reception