Islamic Bioethics and End-of-Life Care

A Practical Workshop


Nov 12, 2016

IIIT Seminar Room
Herndon, Virginia

Workshop Overview:

Hosted ​by ​the ​International ​Institute ​of ​Islamic ​Thought ​(IIIT) ​and ​The ​Fairfax ​Institute ​in ​concert ​with ​The ​Initiative ​on ​Islam ​& ​Medicine ​at ​the ​University ​of ​Chicago, ​this ​workshop ​discusses ​the ​sources ​of ​Islamic ​bioethics, ​Islamic ​bioethical ​guidelines ​pertaining ​to ​end-of-life ​care, ​and ​identifies ​the ​major ​ethical ​values ​at ​stake ​in ​the ​provision ​of ​end-of-life ​care ​to ​Muslim ​patients.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be provided through the joint providership of the Chicago Medical Society and the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. 

Course Faculty:

Dr. Aasim I. Padela
Director, Initiative on Islam and Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine of Emergency Medicine
Faculty, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
The University of Chicago