Medical Ethics, Living Wills, and End-of-Life Care

In our Bioethics On Call video conversation, Professor Wayne Shelton discusses medical ethics, end-of-life decision making, living wills, competency, and capacity. Dr. Shelton discusses the incorporation of ethics training in medical education and the use of ethics consultations in day-to-day interactions with patients, families, and medical staff. Medical ethicists at Albany Medical Center engage in 100 ethics consultation per year, providing incalculable benefits to patients and families at critical stages of care.

Wayne Shelton, Ph.D., is Professor of Medicine at Albany Medical College and Professor, Center for Biomedical Ethics, Education, and Research at Albany Medical Center.

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