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Duke Hospital Lecture Hall 2002

October 2018

Assisting Death in America: A Cultural Account of a New Medical Frontier

October 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Mara Buchbinder, PhD, UNC Center for Bioethics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Lunch provided at noon. Talk begins at 12:10pm. Legislative support for medically assisted dying in the United States has risen steadily in recent years. Eight US jurisdictions currently authorize physicians to prescribe a lethal dose of medication to a mentally competent, terminally…

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