COVID and Limits on Autonomy: Lessons from Harlem Hospital

December 8, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Michael DeVita, MD
Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine at Columbia University Vagelos School of Physicians and Surgeons
Director of Critical Care, Harlem Hospital Center in New York

Abstract: Drawing on his experience from multiple vantage points, Dr. DeVita will discuss the impact of scarce resources on “routine” ethical decisioning, recount challenges to autonomy posed by widespread contagious serious illness, and examine how late consequences of critical illness may impact decisioning.

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This Visiting Professor in Bioethics Lecture, The Tisherman Lecture, is co-sponsored by the Center for Bioethics & Health Law and the Department of Medicine

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