The Archdiocese of Washington Presents: The Ends of Life: Legal, Ethical, & Spiritual Dimensions
Office of Communications, Archdiocese of Washington
Several Catholic theologians, physicians, lawyers, and ethicists discuss topics at the "Ends of Life." Rev. Russell Smith; John Collins Harvey, M.D.; William May, Ph.D.; Kevin O'Rourke, Ph.D.; Basile Oclo, J.D.; Sheperdson Abell, J.D.; Edmund D. Pellegrino, M.D., Paul Anthony (moderator) participate. Topics and sample cases cover 1) maternal-fetal rights; 2) advance directives; 3) confidentiality and AIDS; 4) brain death and organ procurement; 5) the "patient without hope"; and 6) "death with dignity."
Advance Directives; Aids; Brain; Brain Death; Death; Ethicists; Lawyers; Life; Organ Procurement; Physicians; Rights; Bioethics; Confidentiality; Donation / Procurement of Organs and Tissues; Definition of Death; Prolongation of Life and Euthanasia; Health Care Programs for Women; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome or HIV Infection; Health Care for Embryos and Fetuses;
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