Schedule - February 14, 2015
- 8:45am-9:30am Registration, Networking and Refreshments
- 9:30am-9:45am ICSGV Welcome & Religious Director's Opening Remarks
- 9:45am-10:00am Introduction to Workshop: Objectives and Logistics- Dr. Aasim Padela
- 10:00am-11:00am An “Islamic” Bioethics: Key Concepts and Research Tools - Dr. Aasim Padela
- 11:00am-11:15am Break
- 11:15am-12:00pm Non-Maleficence in Islam and the Boundaries of Avoiding Harm - Shaykh Khalil Abdur Rashid
- 12:00pm-12:50pm Islamic Bioethics Considerations at the End-of-Life: Navigating the Challenges of Brain Death, Withdrawing Life Support, & End-of-Life Decision Making- Dr. Aasim Padela
- 1:00pm-1:30pm Break for Prayer
- 1:45pm-3:00pm Working Lunch Discussion: Conceptual Review and Working Through Clinical Case Scenarios - Dr. Aasim Padela & Shaykh Khalil Abdur-Rashid
- 3:00pm-3:30pm Panel Discussion on Next Steps and Question and Answer Session- Shaykh Khalil Abdur-Rashid & Dr. Aasim Padela
*Lunch graciously sponsored by Pomona Valley Home Care
Registration and Credit Hours
Register Here. Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be provided by the Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America (APPNA). A maximum of 4:00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits are available for this activity. For more information please visit the APPNA CME event page.
Course Learning Objectives
- Identify the major sources of Islamic morality and how they relate to an "Islamic" bioethics.
- Differentiate between Islamic bioethics, Muslim bioethics, and applied Islamic bioethics research.
- Identify the major components of an Islamic theory of non-maleficence.
- Summarize major features of Islamic verdicts on seeking medical treatment, brain death, and maintenance of life support
- Employ concepts from Islamic theology and law to effect bioethical decision-making near the end-of-life.
Allied healthcare professionals and trainees, chaplains, religious leaders, ethics professionals, scholars and researchers all interested in the intersection of Islam, bioethics and biomedicine
- Aasim I. Padela MD MSc- Director, the Initiative on Islam & Medicine; Assistant Professor of Medicine, and Faculty of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, The University of Chicago
- Khalil Abdur-Rashid MA - PhD Candidate at Columbia University; Dean of TAQUA Seminary, TAQUA Seminary affiliated with the Islamic Association of Collin County
Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley
19164 E. Walnut Dr.
North Rowland Heights, California 91748
- Islamic Medical Ethics: A Primer
- Islamic Jurisprudence and the End of Human Life
- Medical Experts & Islamic Scholars Deliberating over Brain Death: Gaps in the Applied Islamic Bioethics Discourse
- Ethical Obligations and Clinical Goals in End-of-Life Care: Deriving a Quality-of-Life Construct Based on the Islamic Concept of Accountability Before God (Taklīf)
- Classic Islamic Theology: Ethics
- Islamic Law as Islamic Ethics
- Brain Death in Islamic Ethico-Legal Deliberation: Challenges for Applied Islamic Bioethics
- Lifting the Veil: A Typological Survey of the Methodological FEatures of Islamic Ethical Reasoning on Biomedical Issues
- Islamic Goals for Clinical Treatment at the End of Life: The Concept of Accountability Before God (Taklıf) Remains Useful: Response to Open Peer Commentaries on “Ethical Obligations and Clinical Goals in End-of-Life Care: Deriving a Quality-of-Life Construct Based on the Islamic Concept of Accountability Before God (Taklıf)