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Sunday, March 19 • 9:00am - 10:00am
The Ethics of Organ Retrieval....Jewish Views

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Newer approaches to organ donation raise significant questions about our definitions of death. This session will discuss whether or not brain death is really death and the newer DCD (donation after cardiac death). In this scenario death is not declared until organ harvest is just about to begin. There are serious ethical questions about DCD. We will address Jewish approaches to when live begins and when it ends.

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Carol Gerson

Dr. Gerson is a retired pediatric otolaryngologist and an active mohelet with a doctorate in bioethics. She is a faculty member of the medical schools of Northwestern and Tulane universities.

Sunday March 19, 2023 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
JCC Grant Board Room