Monday, February 14, 2011

Loyola hosts joint committee meeting on biomedical ethics

On Thursday, Feb. 10, Loyola Law School hosted a meeting of the Joint Committee on Biomedical Ethics of the Los Angeles County Medical Association and Los Angeles County Bar Association (the "Joint Committee"). The Joint Committee has published guidelines for physicians on Forgoing Life-Sustaining Treatment for Adult Patients and on Decisions About Genetic Testing. Currently, the Joint Committee is considering the legal and ethical issues raised by pain management. Professor Brietta Clark, who writes the Health Care Justice Blog, has been a participant on the committee since 2006.

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