International Medical Ethics in the Wake of COVID-19
Healthcare Ethics, Humanities and Social Justice: A webinar series produced by the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in conjunction with Misericordia University with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities International Medical Ethics in the Wake of COVID-19 Thursday, Oct. 29, Noon – 1 p.m. ET Stacy Gallin, DMH, Founder and Director of the Maimonides Institute for Medicine, Ethics and the Holocaust, and Director of the Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Health and the Holocaust, Misericordia University Earlexia M. Norwood, MD, Service Chief of Family Medicine and President of Jackson State University National Alumni Association, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital Stacy Gallin, DMH, and Earlexia M. Norwood, MD, will discuss the international ethical challenges brought to light by COVID-19 (e.g., PPE, allocation of scarce resources, access to testing and care), the unique challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with the ethical responsibilities of healthcare professionals, and the importance of adhering to bioethical principles to guide national and international policy and practice. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP here to receive Zoom meeting information: https://go.geisinger.edu/nehwebinars Continuing medical education credits and continuing education units are available. Please note that participants must attend the entire webinar and then complete and submit the evaluation in order to get credit. If you have any questions regarding continuing education, contact the Geisinger Continuing Professional Development Office at 570-271-6692. To learn about future webinars and presenters, visit https://go.geisinger.edu/nehwebinars.