Carol B. Liebman & Nancy N. Dubler

11/15/2007 - 9:00am
Location: 
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Sponsored jointly by the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV and theSchool of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno, Professor Carol B. Liebman, Director of the Mediation Clinic at Columbia University Law School, and Professor Nancy N. Dubler, Director of the Division of Bioethics, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, spoke on Bioethics Mediation. This area of mediation focuses on resolving controversial end-of-life decisions that involve members of the dying patient's family and medical team. Making a geographic interdisciplinary leap, Professors Liebman and Dubler also presented this topic at November 16 to residents at the University Medical Center in Las Vegas, then flew to Reno and presented the talk to students at the School of Medicine.