Presentation on theme: "Thalia Arawi/ Ethics Matters1 A Proposal for Ongoing Ethics Activities at the AUBMC The Ethics Matters Initiative."— Presentation transcript:
Thalia Arawi/ Ethics Matters1 A Proposal for Ongoing Ethics Activities at the AUBMC The Ethics Matters Initiative
Thalia Arawi/ Ethics Matters 2 Why Ethics Matters? Ethics matters in every days running of Health Care. Ethical reflections in health care are as diverse as the many aspects of health care itself. As science, technology and medicine evolve, ethics follows directly behind, making sure the right questions are asked.
Thalia Arawi/ Ethics Matters 3 What is Ethics Matters? Ethics Matters is a general theme that includes a number of activities related to Health Care Ethics and Bioethics.
Thalia Arawi/ Ethics Matters 4 Goals of Ethics Matters? The general goals of Ethics Matters are to: Raise and enhance the general awareness of the AUBMC community of the importance and relevance of ethical issues in health care Provide opportunities to stay abreast of new developments in biomedical ethics Complement and support the educational role of the Ethics Committee
Thalia Arawi/ Ethics Matters 5 EM Activities Lectures Workshops (Bioethics Week? For AUBMC & outside AUBMC?) Brown Bags Biomedical Ethics Contests (articles, art, etc) Film & Panel (Bassem?) Community Education International Day of Medical Ethics E-Newsletter
Thalia Arawi/ Ethics Matters 6 E-Newsletter Once/2 or 3 months Tentative Contents: Code of Ethics Rubric on Professionalism What is New? Policy Points Book Shelf Announcements Biography Ethics & the Humanities (Story, Poem..) Ethics & the Law Ask the Bioethicist Case Study of the Week Submit a commentary on this case Other?..
Thalia Arawi/ Ethics Matters 7 Who is involved in EM? Students of Medicine Residents Chief Residents AUBMC Bioethicist Department Chairs Attending Physicians Other Health Care Professionals Other?
Thalia Arawi/ Ethics Matters 8 The Lighthouse was chosen because: It sheds lights in all directions It symbolizes a safe haven It serves everyone without discrimination EM LOGO