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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 email@example.com with any questions.
Debate takes place at Columbia University Undergraduate Campus, Lerner Hall Room 569 (2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027)