Decision-Making and Ethics in a Transplant Context

Presentation Description:  This panel presentation examined the ethical complexities of transplant, in the context of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) position on Children as Hematopoietic Stem Cell Donors, originally published in January, 2010.

Panelists included a parent, a Canadian Pediatric Oncologist/Ethicist and an American Pediatric Oncologist/Ethicist.


Conrad Fernandez, MD, FRCPC
Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Bioethics
Acting Head, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre

Steven Joffe, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

Gregory H. Revera, Esq.

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