Saturday, November 12th
IIIT Seminar Room
500 Grove Street
Herndon, VA 20170
Hosted by the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) and The Fairfax Institute in concert with The Initiative on Islam & Medicine at the University of Chicago, this workshop discusses the sources of Islamic bioethics, Islamic bioethical guidelines pertaining to end-of-life care, and identifies the major ethical values at stake in the provision of end-of-life care to Muslim patients.
Aasim I. Padela, MD, MSc
Registration and Credit Hours
Click here to register!
The deadline is October 30th and registrations after that date are not gauranteed to receive educational materials.
Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be provided through the joint providership of the Chicago Medical Society and the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
|9:00a - 9:15a||Registration and networking|
|9:20a - 9:30a||Introduction to the Workshop|
|9:40a - 10:30a||"What Makes Islamic Bioethics 'Islamic': A Conceptual Overview"|
|10:40a - 11:30a||
"Islamic Bioethics at the End-of-Life: Navigating the Challenges
of Brain Death, Withdrawing Life Support, and End-of-Life
|11:40a - 12:30p||
"Islamic Concepts of Human Dignity and Their Relevance for an
Islamic Ethics of End-of-Life Care"
|12:30p||Lunch and Case Discussion|
Health professionals and allied health trainees serving the DC-area Muslim community, religious leaders and chaplains interested in Islamic bioethics, social scientists and academic researchers studying Mulsim health and Islamic bioethices, and all others interested in bioethics, cultural challenges in medicine, and how those topics intersent with Islam.