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Bioethics in the Post-Roe Era: Perspectives from Clinician Ethicists
December 15, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Curious about the intersection of bioethics and reproductive health? Hear from two distinguished clinician ethicists, Dr. Alyssa Burgart, MD, MA (Stanford anesthesiologist) and Dr. Amanika Kumar, MD (Mayo Clinic gynecologic oncologist) about ethical issues related to abortion care in the post-Roe era, in addition to their unique career paths in clinical ethics. This is a timely and important discussion for all women in medicine —You don’t want to miss it! If you cannot join us on this date, please register so we know to provide you access to the recording after the event concludes.
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- Go to the Learning Hub
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- Search for “Bioethics in the Post-Roe Era”
- Click “View”
Dr. Alyssa Burgart is a seasoned and respected pediatric anesthesiologist and clinical ethicist at Stanford University. She is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatric Anesthesiology and the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics. She specializes in anesthesia for pediatric liver and kidney transplantation, and trauma-informed anesthesia care. Dr. Burgart serves as the Medical Director of Clinical Ethics and Co-Chair of the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Ethics Committee. Her work focuses on directly addressing bias, including in reproductive health services.
Dr. Amanika Kumar is a surgeon in gynecologic oncology and a clinical Ethicist at Mayo Clinic. She also spends volunteer time work in reproductive justice and abortion access. Her area of research and expertise is in critical communication, complex surgery for gynecologic malignancy, and frailty in the complex cancer patient.