Conference Program

The conference began on Friday morning, March 10th, and continued until Saturday evening with lectures, meals, social events, and opportunities for small group discussions. All attendees were invited to a hospitality reception on Thursday night, March 9th, to meet other participants as they arrived for the conference. After a banquet dinner, attendees were welcome to spend Saturday night out before returning home on Sunday, March 12th.

Thursday, March 9th, 2006

6:00 pm– 9:00 pm

Hospitality Reception (Center for Continuing Education)

7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Performance by the Notre Dame Glee Club

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Leadership Caucus Meeting :
Organizing NUBEC and those who plan it

(please e-mail bioethic@nd.edu for more information if you are interested in participating)

Friday, March 10th, 2006

8:00 am – 4:00 p m

   Registration

8:00 am – 9:00 a m

   Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:15 a m

Exhibits Open

Welcoming Address

Kathryn Wilson, Conference Chair

Erica Jackson, President of the Notre Dame Forum on Biomedical Ethics

Dr. Phillip Sloan, Advisor to the Notre Dame Forum on Biomedical Ethics

(McKenna Auditorium)

9:15 am – 10:15 a m

To Care and To Cure:
The Dilemma of Old Age

Mr. Eric Cohen, Ethics and Public Policy Center

(McKenna Auditorium)

10:25 am – 11:45 a m

Undergraduate Student Presentation

(McKenna Auditorium)

11:45 am – 12:45 p m

The Musae Research and Service Institute Presentation

Lunch

(Lower Level)

1:00 pm – 2:00 p m

American Medicine Meets the American Dream

Dr. Carl Elliot, University of Minnesota

(McKenna Auditorium)

2:10 pm – 3:10 pm

On the Goodness of Health

Dr. Daniel Maher, Ave Maria University

(McKenna Auditorium)

3:15 pm – 4:00 p m

Ethical Patients: Assessing Personal Responsibility

Small Group Discussions

4:15 pm – 5:30 p m

Tours of Campus

Meet in Lobby

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Evening Presentation and Dinner

Dr. David Solomon, Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture

(Lower Level)

7:15 pm – 8:15 p m

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

How a Psychiatrist Approaches the Illusion of Technique in Health Care Delivery Today

Dr. Paul McHugh, Johns Hopkins University

(McKenna Auditorium)

8:30 pm – 9:00 p m

Book Signing

Saturday, March 11th, 2006

8:00 am – 4:00 p m

   Registration

8:00 am – 9:00 a m

   Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:15 a m

Exhibits Open

Opening Remarks

Michael Redinger, Outreach

Kristen Sell, Hospitality

(McKenna Auditorium)

9:15 am – 10:15 a m

Trying to Make a Baby Happen: Knowing When to Start and When to Stop

Dr. Rosemarie Tong, University of North Carolina

(McKenna Auditorium)

10:25 am – 11:25 a m

Pregnancy: Welcome Gift or Tentative Condition?

Ms. Deirdre McQuade , United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

(McKenna Auditorium)

11:35 am – 12:25 p m

Case Studies in Reproductive Health

Small Group Discussions

12:25 pm – 1:25 p m

Comments from ASBH President, Dr. Matthew Wynia

Lunch

(Lower Level)

1:30pm – 2:30 p m

Biotechnology and the New Paradigm of Medicine

Dr. William Hurlbut, Stanford University

(McKenna Auditorium)

2:40 pm – 3:40 p m

May I Have Your Attention Please

Panel Discussion on ADD and ADHD

(McKenna Auditorium)

3:45pm – 4:00p m

Afternoon Break

4:00 pm – 5:00 p m

Bioethical Issues on the Horizon: Looking to the Future

O. Carter Snead , University of Notre Dame Law School

(McKenna Auditorium)

5:15 pm – 6:15 p m

 

Closing Banquet

(Lower Level)

6:15 pm – 7:15 p m

CLOSING ADDRESS

Finding Happiness and Peace in Service

Dr. Paul Wright, MD

(Lower Level)

7:00pm – 9:00p m

Movie Screening

(McKenna Auditorium)