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Should Physicians Help Patients End Their Lives? A Debate

January 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

The debaters, Dr. Daniel Sulmasy and Dr. Timothy Quill, are doctors and bioethics experts. Dr. Sulmasy is a Professor of Ethics at Georgetown and was appointed to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Problems by President Obama in April 2010.  Dr. Quill is a palliative care physician from the University of Rochester and was the lead physician plaintiff in the New York State legal case challenging the law prohibiting physician-assisted death that was heard in 1997 by the U.S. Supreme Court (Quill v. Vacco). If you’re not a Columbia student, RSVP through the Google form to make it easier to get through security. Contact with any questions.

Debate takes place at Columbia University Undergraduate Campus, Lerner Hall Room 569 (2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027)


January 25, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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John Yohan Rhee


Columbia University
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
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