Tough Cases

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The Tough Cases ethics discussion series is supported by the Allen Lein Ethics in Medicine Fund and meets once monthly. It provides an opportunity for physicians, nurses, social workers, other clinical staff, and students anticipating a career in medicine or science to increase awareness of, and sensitivity to, ethical issues.

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are the fourth Tuesday of the month, noon – 1:30 p.m. UCSD Medical Center room 11-309 (Hospital In-patient Tower).

For more information please contact Mary Devereaux at mdevereaux@ucsd.edu.

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2019

Date Topic Location Discussion
Leader
January 22

How Should Clinicians Address Caretaker False Beliefs?

 

UCSD Medical Center, Room 11-309

Moderator: Mary Devereaux

February 26

Caring for Patients With Substance Use Disorders: Addressing ethical issues

UCSD Medical Center, Room 11-309

Moderator: Mary Devereaux

March 26 Spring Break: No Meeting N/A N/A
April 23

No Meeting

N/A N/A
May 28 Tetanus in an unvaccinated pediatric patient. https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/68/wr/mm6809a3.htm UCSD Medical Center, Room 11-309

Co-Presenter: Sarah Bassiouni, 3rd year Medical Student at UC San Diego

June 25 Summer Break: No meeting  N/A N/A
July 23 Summer Break: No meeting  N/A N/A
August 27 Summer Break: No meeting  N/A N/A
September 24

TBD

UCSD Medical Center, Room 11-309 TBD
October 22 TBD UCSD Medical Center, Room 11-309 TBD
November 26 TBD UCSD Medical Center, Room 11-309 TBD
December 24 Winter Break: No meeting  N/A N/A