This module helps surgeons analyze a variety of ethically complex situations in which more than one option may seem reasonable or in which there is disagreement between the surgeon and patient or family on how to proceed.
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Unless otherwise noted, the faculty for this activity have nothing to disclose.
B. Zane Atkins, MD, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
Dawn S. Hui, MD, SLUCare Physician Group, St. Louis, MO
Robert M. Sade, MD, The Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston
Richard I. Whyte, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA