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Ethics for Lunch: A Week in the Life of a Clinical Ethicist: Several Typical Cases

Ethics for Lunch

A Week in the Life of a Clinical Ethicist: Several Typical Cases

In person and online presentation and discussion of cases from the hospital clinical ethics committee with Kenneth Prager, MD.

Presentation and discussion of cases from the hospital clinical ethics committee with Kenneth Prager, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Director of Clinical Ethics and Chairman of the Medical Ethics Committee at Columbia University Medical Center.

Lunch will be provided for those choosing to attend in person. Online attendance is also available via Zoom.

Space is limited. Please RSVP by October 17, 2022.

Speaker

Dr. Kenneth Prager is Professor of Clinical Medicine, Director of Clinical Ethics and Chairman of the Medical Ethics Committee at Columbia University Medical Center. He spent two years in the Indian health Service practicing general medicine on the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota after his medical internship. Dr. Prager held clandestine medical clinics in the Soviet Union during a visit to Refuseniks in 1986, and later set up the first U.S. - Soviet medical student exchange program between Columbia P&S and the First Moscow Medical Academy.

Dr. Prager has been a pulmonologist for over 35 years. He is heavily involved in teaching pulmonology and medical ethics to medical students, house officers and nurses. His writings on medicine and medical ethics have appeared in medical journals and textbooks as well as on the Op-Ed pages of The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Dr. Prager is a regular guest lecturer in Israel for the Ben Gurion University MD Program in International Health and Medicine in collaboration with Columbia University Health Sciences. He has received honors for his teaching, clinical expertise, contributions to organ donation, and medical humanism.

 

Please note the COVID-19 requirements for this event. Masks are required while indoors at all times. 

COVID-19 Requirements: To attend this event in person, Columbia University ID holders must review and complete the required protocol for coming to campus, including for off-campus events. Columbia University alumni, guests, and non-ID holders must show proof of vaccination. No assumptions should be made regarding why an individual chooses to mask.

All attendees must follow Columbia’s Covid-19 Policies and Guidelines.

For further information please contact Athina Fontenot at af3018 [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu.

For additional information about program offerings at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies, please contact an Admissions Counselor at 212-854-9666 or inquire [[at]] sps [[dot]] columbia [[dot]] edu.

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