Ethics Advisory Board 2018 Retreat: Emerging Issues in Pediatric Organ Donation and Transplant

Date & Location
Friday, September 7, 2018, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Chicago, IL

Target Audience
Academic/Research, Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Gastroenterology, Multiple Specialties, Nephrology, Neurology, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Pediatrics, Social Work

The Lurie Children's Hospital Ethics Advisory Board is pleased to provide an annual retreat for the ethics education of Lurie staff and the surrounding community. This year our retreat focuses on emerging issues in pediatric organ donation and transplant, including current controversies surrounding brain death examination and the proper role of psychosocial evaluation in determining children's candidacy to be listed for transplant.

  1. Describe emerging ethical issues in pediatric organ donation and transplantation
  2. Identify salient ethical principles and frameworks that facilitate analysis of these complex issues
  3. Recognize how recent litigation related to diagnosis of brain death may impact practice
  4. Describe and be able to discuss the social, economic, and legal constraints that impact children who are potential organ recipients or donors


We have reached peak registration capacity for this event.


The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.