COMMUNITY OUTREACH

The Center for Biomedical Ethics serves as a resource for the broader community.  Every year the Clinical Ethics Program offers a number of community outreach programs and initiatives. Select recent efforts include:


Community Outreach Talks

David F. Essi, “Patient Access to Unapproved Drugs,” Bioethics Distance Learning Class, Office of Civic Education Initiatives, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, November 2013.

David F. Essi, “Conflict of Interest, Professionalism and the Fiduciary Relationship, and Case Discussions,” Intensive Course in Medical Ethics, Boundaries and Professionalism, Office of Continuing Education, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, September 2013.

Mark P. Aulisio, “Autonomy and Beneficence: Case Discussions,” Intensive Course in Medical Ethics, Boundaries and Professionalism, Office of Continuing Education, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, September 2013.

Mark. P. Aulisio and Monica L. Gerrek. “Declaration for Mental Health Treatment.” Catholic Charities, Cleveland, Ohio, August 2013.

Mark P. Aulisio, “You Know Not the Day, Nor the Hour: Why Planning for End of Life Decisions Matters,”Mercy Regional Medical Center and Mercy Allen Medical Center (Oberlin via webinar), Lorain, Ohio, May 2013.

Monica L. Gerrek. “The Complex Clinical Ethics Consult: Before, During and After.”
NEOMED Bioethics and Humanities Conference , Rootstown, Ohio, April 2013.

Mark P. Aulisio, “Ethics and the Business of Healthcare: Till Death Do Us Part,” American College of Healthcare Executives of Northern Ohio, Parma General Hospital, Parma, Ohio, March 2013.

Mark P. Aulisio, “You Know Not the Day, Nor the Hour: Why Planning for End of Life Decisions Matters,” First Friday Speakers Forum of Lorain County, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, Ohio, March 2013.

Mark P. Aulisio, “Ethics and Professionalism: The Role of Personal Values in Professional Life,” Ethics Grand Rounds, Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain, Ohio, January 2013.

Mark P. Aulisio, “Compounding Tragedy: The Dangerous Dynamics of Health Professional-Patient/Parent Communication in Hard Cases,” Perinatal Loss Workshop, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, December 2012.

Mark P. Aulisio, "Autonomy and Beneficence: Case Discussions," Intensive Course in Medical Ethics, Boundaries and Professionalism, Office of Continuing Education, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, September 2012.

Community Outreach Committees/Programs

Cleveland Clinic Office of Civic Education Initiative, Bioethics Discussions for High School Interns (Summer 2013).  David Essi

Cleveland Clinic Office of Civic Education Initiative, Bioethics Distance Learning Course (Spring 2013).  David Essi

Cleveland Clinic Office of Civic Education Initiative, Bioethics Discussions for High School Interns (Summer 2012).  David Essi

Cleveland Clinic Office of Civic Education Initiative, Bioethics Discussions for High School Interns (Summer 2011).  Rachel Phetteplace

Hospice of the Western Reserve, Pediatric Advisory Council (2010-present). Mark Aulisio

Living Donor Council, National Kidney Foundation (2009 – present).  Nicole Deming

Clinical Ethics Consultant, Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain Ohio (2009-present). Mark Aulisio