Ethical Culture Society Sponsors Program on the Ethics and Effectiveness of Quarantining in Light of the Ebola Controversy
The Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County will host a program on “The Ethics and Effectiveness of Quarantining in Light of the Ebola Controversy” on Thursday, November 13th at 7:30. The program will feature a presentation my Dr. Richard Bernstein followed by a discussion with those present.
Richard Bernstein is a physician and prominent medical ethicist. Dr. Bernstein obtained his B.A. in philosophy at Yale in 1968. He is a board certified internist and Fellow of the American College of Physicians and an Associate Clinical Professor in the Departments of Medicine Preventive Medicine and Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Bernstein has spoken about quality of care, end of life care and ethical aspects of managed care at national conferences and academic medical centers. He has also written several professional articles and several book chapters about palliative care. Richard Bernstein is a long-time member of the Ethical Culture Society.
Legal issues involving quarantining will also be discussed. The program will be moderated by Daniel Rosenblum, PhD., on faculty at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.
The Ethical Culture is located at 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ. There is no charge for the program and the public is warmly invited to attend. For information call (201) 836-5187.