Ethics Grand Rounds - May 9, 2023



Katie Boyle, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


Daniel J Daunis Jr., MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Brittany Ewin, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Manager, Patient Care Services

Pediatric Emergency Department


Chad Fitzgerald, J.D.
Senior Vice President

Health System Emergency Operations

Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Matthew Sims
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Adult Emergency Department




Joseph Fanning, Ph.D.
Director, Clinical Ethics Consultation Service

Associate Director, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society

Co-Chair VUMC Ethics Committee

Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society


This panel will address the ethical concerns that arise in patient care situations where verbal or physical actions of the patient make clinicians feel unsafe.    



Ethics Grand Rounds

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

12:00 ● 208 Light Hall


Teams Option available




Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Sponsored by the VUMC Ethics Committee and the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society

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