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Raymond W. Waggoner Lectureship

Myths and Misconceptions in Biomedical Ethics


Nov 13, 2013


16:00 - 17:30


Ford Auditorium
U-M Hospital
Ann Arbor, Michigan 


Robert Sade, M.D.
Professor of Surgery Medical University of South Carolina

Robert M. Sade, M.D., is Professor of Surgery and Director of the Institute of Human Values in Health Care at the Medical University of South Carolina. He trained in surgery at various Harvard teaching hospitals, finishing at the Children’s Hospital, Boston in pediatric cardiac surgery where he served on the faculty for several years before moving to MUSC to create the Section of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery in 1975. He has written several hundred articles, book chapters, and books on cardiothoracic surgery, medical education, biomedical ethics, and health policy. Dr. Sade was a member of the American Medical Association’s Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs for seven years, retiring as chair of the Council in 2007. He served on the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Standards and Ethics Committee for 14 years, retiring after 6 years as chair in 2012. Dr. Sade currently chairs the Ethics Committee of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery and serves as Associate Editor of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Faculty Disclosure:

CME Eligible: Yes