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Physician Assisted Suicide in New York State: Reflections of a Catholic Physician

November 01, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
K-307 (3-6408), URMC

Thomas M. Carroll, MD, PhD
University of Rochester
General Medicine & Palliative Care
Assistant Professor

INTERDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL ETHICS NOON CONFERENCE

The presentation will explain the differences and similarities between physician assisted suicide and euthanasia. The current legal status of physician assisted suicide in New York State will be explained. Why people might chose physician assisted suicide and how physicians might respond will be explored.

ACCREDITATION
The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CERTIFICATION
The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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