Ethics Noon Conference

This monthly conference is open to all who work within, are affiliated with or receive care at Cedars-Sinai. The primary aim for these conferences is to raise awareness and understanding of emerging issues and concerns surrounding healthcare ethics. For more information on our monthly noon conference, please visit Healthcare Ethics Noon Conference page.


Ethics Noon Conference

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Noon – 1 p.m.
Lunch will be available at 11:30 a.m.

Harvey Morse Auditorium
South Tower, Plaza Level

"(Non-)Sense and Sensibilities: What Might We Mean by the Patient’s 'Best Interests'?"

D. Micah Hester, Ph.D.
Professor of Medical Humanities, Professor of Pediatrics
Chair, Department of Medical Humanities & Bioethics
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine

Analyze the concept and use of "best interests" in relation to patient care.

Distinguish between "best interest" and other precepts in order to provide ethically sensitive care.