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Surgical Ethics Topic of Creighton University School of Medicine Distinguished Lecture Series

Surgical Ethics Topic of Creighton University School of Medicine Distinguished Lecture Series

"Surgical Ethics: Progress and Challenge" is the topic of a discussion presented by Donna A. Caniano, M.D., during Creighton University School of Medicine's Distinguished Lecture Series from noon to 1 p.m. on May 10 at Creighton University Medical Center, Morrison Seminar Room.

Caniano is a professor of surgery and pediatrics at Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health. She is also the surgeon-in-chief at Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Caniano will explain how bioethics developed within the social framework of the 1960s, review the unique aspects of surgical ethics, evaluate how residents-in-training should be taught surgical ethics, as well as explain the unique ethical challenges of research and innovation in surgery.

The Distinguished Lecture Series is sponsored by Creighton University School of Medicine, Academic and Faculty Affairs, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Surgery, Center for Helath Policy and Ethics and Continuing Medical Education Division. This lecture is worth a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

Posted: 5/9/06