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Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds: Legal and Ethical Implications of Fertility Preservation: A Case Based Approach

February 8, 2012 6:00 am - 7:00 am

Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds

Wednesday February 8, 2012

12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Location: UIC, Rooms 1130 & 1135 UIH


Legal and Ethical Implications of Fertility Preservation: A Case Based Approach


Review fertility preservation options;

Describe the team based approach for treating this patient population;

Discuss current literature related to the clinical, legal, and ethical implications of fertility preservations strategies

in breast cancer, ovarian germ cell cancer and pediatric patient populations


Dr. J. Hirshfeld-Cytron

UIC Dept of Ob/Gyne Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Panel Discussion:

Dr. Y. Chen:  UIC Dept of Medicine Hematology-Oncology;

N. Elster, JD, MPH:  Spence & Elster Family Law Practice

Dr. P.Hershberger:  UIC Dept. of Women, Child & Family Health Science  

Dr. K. Hoskins:  UIC Dept of Medicine Hematology-Oncology;

      Dr. R. Kothari:  UIC Dept of Ob/Gyne Gynecologic Oncology;

Dr. M.L. Schmidt:  UIC Dept. of Pediatrics Hematology-Oncology;


 Lunch will be provided

Sponsored by the UIC Clinical Ethics Consult Service

For more information, contact L. Anderson-Shaw 312.413.3805  

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