Dying to Die: Jewish Approaches to Final Interventions

Track:
Ethics
What:
Workshop
When:
2:00 PM, Wednesday 22 Mar 2017 (1 hour 30 minutes)
Breaks:
Hafsakah – Visit Exhibit Area (Coffee served)   03:30 PM to 04:00 PM (30 minutes)
Where:
Loews Atlanta Hotel - Ellington Ballroom - Salon A
Discussion:
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Though it is certain everyone will die, it is far from clear how each person's dying will progress.  This presentation explores some of the ethically fraught interventions in dying: withdrawing, palliating, assisting, certifying, cutting and transplanting--and how Judaism has long wrestled with them through the ages.
Participant
Emory University
Raymond F. Schinazi Scholar in Bioethics and Jewish Thought

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