Problems in Obtaining Organs for Transplantation

Topic for Ethics Lecture at University of Rochester Medical Center

October 20, 1999

Renowned biomedical ethicist James F. Childress, Ph.D., will present "The Failure to Give: Problems in Obtaining Organs for Transplantation" at the University of Rochester Medical Center's 1999 Ethics Grand Rounds on Wednesday, October 27, at 4 p.m. at the Medical Center.

Childress, Kyle Professor of Religious Studies, professor of Medical Education, and co-director of the Virginia Health Policy Center at the University of Virginia, has authored and co-authored numerous books and articles. The fifth edition of his book "Principles of Biomedical Ethics," co-authored with Thomas Beauchamp, is about to be released and is commonly regarded as a seminal text in bioethics. Childress is a popular lecturer in the bioethics field, and has served on many public policy groups, including the National Bioethics Advisory Commission.

This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 275-5800.

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