Thank you to the Cleveland Clinic Bioethics Department for hosting Lisa Vigil Schattinger at their Grand Rounds lectures series on Monday, September 12. Important discussion of Medical Aid-In-Dying safeguards and concerns were addressed through the story of Dr. Jack Rowe. Dr. Rowe, Vigil Schattinger’s stepfather, used Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act in November 2014 to end his life peacefully after being diagnosed with a terminal illness. The lecture was followed by a small round table discussion in the ethics department. It was attended by ethics fellows and faculty, as well as representatives from Palliative medicine, Hospice, End-of-Life Specialists and philosophers from throughout Northeast Ohio. There was a lot of thoughtful discussion during the question and answer period.Schattinger-Flyer-Grand-Rounds Cleveland Clinic -9.12.16-1-2


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