Ethics Grand Rounds - November 10th

Requests for Questionable Treatments:
What is the Caring Response?



Gordon Bernard, MD
Melinda Owen Bass Chair in Medicine
Executive Vice President for Research
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Sciences
Chair, VUMC Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee


Ryan Darby, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, Frontotemporal Dementia Clinic


Jessica Turnbull, MD, MA
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine
Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society

Joseph Fanning, PhD
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 consider the ethical complexities of responding to requests for treatments that raise important questions about efficacy, evidence and costs.


Ethics Grand Rounds

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

12:00 ● 208 Light Hall

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 &  Society