The University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong
Level 6, Cyberport Two, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong
- Peter Angelos, MD, PhD - The University of Chicago
- Phillip Beh, MBBS - The University of Hong Kong
- J. Michael Millis, MD - The University of Chicago
- Mark Siegler, MD - The University of Chicago
The overarching theme of the conferences will be that surgery is much more than a technical discipline. There are many life and death issues that arise in surgery where it is critical for the surgeon to be sensitive to the ethical dimensions of the decisions that are made.
Session I: Opening Session
9:00am Welcome and Introductions
9:15am Keynote Address: A Surgeon is A Physician… and More
10:00am Ethics Surrounding the Development of Right Lobe Living Donor Liver Transplantation In Hong Kong
Session II: Defining Surgical Ethics
11:00am Is Surgical Ethics Different from Medical Ethics?
11:30am Case Presentation and Discussions
1:15pm Career Path of a Surgeon and What Makes a Good Surgeon?
2:00pm Case Presentation and Discussions
Session IV Education
3:00pm How and When to Teach Medical Ethics in a Modern Scientific World
3:45pm Local Perspectives on Surgical Ethics
4:30pm The Crisis of the Informed Consent Communication between the Physician/Surgeon & Patient/Family in Mainland China: A Cross-cultural Perspective.