Grounding Ethics in Clinical Practice: What Matters to Patients, Families, and Health Providers, with Stuart Finder

Event Date: 

Monday, March 6, 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Event Location: 

  • McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020)

Event Price: 

Free and open to the public

  • Capps Forum on Ethics and Public Policy

Dr. Stuart Finder, a renowned clinical ethicist, will discuss the meaning of ethics as it is encountered and understood in actual healthcare contexts. This lecture will explore what matters to patients, families, and healthcare professionals in real-world clinical settings. Using concrete examples, ranging from end-of-life choices to reproductive decisions, to simply coming up with appropriate care plans, Dr. Finder will show how clinical ethics is grounded in the real dynamics and complexities that drive contemporary healthcare practices.

Finder is the Director of the Center for Healthcare Ethics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is also Professor in the Department of Surgery and the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Cedars-Sinai and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. He has published widely in the fields of medicine and ethics.