Online Program

Facilitated small group discussion of a public health ethics case

Saturday, October 31, 2015 : 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Leonard Ortmann, PhD, Office of the Associate Director for Science, Office of Scientific Integrity, Public Health Ethics Unit, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
This session will involve participants sharing their reactions to the cases addressed in the small groups.  This will allow group sharing about the various cases and approaches used to address the ethical dilemmas presented in the cases.  This will provide an additional learning opportunity for consideration of how to address ethical issues in public health practice.

Learning Areas:

Administration, management, leadership
Ethics, professional and legal requirements

Learning Objectives:
Demonstrate the process of case analysis.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I serve as a public health ethicist working with the Public Health Ethics Unit in the Office of the Associate Director for Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). I completed a two-year fellowship in public health ethics at CDC in 2010. Prior to this I taught ethics and bioethics at Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.