NEW WEBINAR: Excellence and Ethics in Case Management

Do the right thing: Excellence and Ethics in Case Management
March 22, 2017
Speaker: Savitri Fedson, MA, MD

Learning Objectives:

  • Summarize how the principles of the CCMC Code of Professional Conduct can be applied as a roadmap for making ethics-based decisions in daily practice;
  • Explain the role of ethics in communication in the context of end-of-life decision making; and
  • Discuss the application of ethical principles for case managers as they apply to common case management scenarios.

Speaker: Savitri Fedson, MA, MD
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine

Savitri Fedson, MA, MD, is an associate professor in the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine and an associate professor in cardiology at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. She is a graduate of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics Program as a Clinical Fellow at the University of Chicago, where she served as a consult attending physician for inpatient ethics consultation.

Dr. Fedson is an advanced heart failure/transplant cardiologist and, before her move to Texas, worked with the busiest heart transplant center in Illinois. She was a standout speaker at the 2017 CCMC New World Symposium and has been a speaker at national and international heart failure and transplant meetings on topics such as end of life, ethical dilemmas in heart transplant candidacy, and candidacy for mechanical circulatory support.