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Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats. Ethical and Legal Considerations in Mitigating Pandemic Disease: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2007.

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Appendix AAgenda

Ethical and Legal Considerations in Mitigating Pandemic Disease

PAHO Headquarters—Conference Room A

525 23rd Street, NW

Washington, D.C.

September 19–20, 2006

AGENDA

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

8:30 a.m.Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m.Welcome and Opening Remarks
Stanley M. Lemon, M.D., Chair,
Forum on Microbial Threats
9:15–10:00 a.m.KEYNOTE ADDRESS: “Past as Prologue?”
David Heymann, M.D.,
World Health Organization
10:00–10:15 a.m.Discussion

Session I. Understanding the Challenges of the Future by Examining the Past: Influenza/Smallpox/SARS

Moderator: Ruth Berkelman, M.D., Emory University,

Rollins School of Public Health

10:15–11:00 a.m.Contemplating Pandemics: The Role of Historical
Inquiry in Developing Pandemic-Mitigation Strategies for the Twenty-First Century
Howard Markel, M.D., University of Michigan
11:00–11:45 a.m.The Smallpox Eradication Campaign
D.A. Henderson, M.D., Center for Biosecurity,
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Lessons from SARS
David Heymann, M.D., World Health Organization
12:30–1:00 p.m.Session I Q&A
1:00–1:45 p.m.LUNCH

Session II. Domestic, Regional, and International Preparedness Planning

Moderator: P. Frederick Sparling, M.D., Vice Chair,

Forum on Microbial Threats

1:45–2:30 p.m.U.S. Government Preparedness Plans
Bruce Gellin, M.D., Office of the Secretary,
Department of Health and Human Services
2:30–3:15 p.m.Regional Planning Efforts
Oscar J. Mujica, M.D., M.P.H., P.H.E.,
Pan American Health Organization
3:15–3:45 p.m.Q&A
3:45–4:00 p.m.BREAK
4:00–4:45 p.m.Ethical Considerations in International Preparedness
Planning Efforts
Alexander Morgan Capron, University of Southern California
4:45–5:15 p.m.Open Discussion of Session II
5:15–6:00 p.m.Open Discussion of Day 1
6:00 p.m.Adjourn

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

8:00 a.m.Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m.Opening Remarks/Summary of Day 1:
Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D.,
Vice Chair, Forum on Microbial Threats

Session III. Disease Mitigation Strategies–Quarantine, Containment and Modeling

Moderator: Gary Roselle, M.D., Program Director for Infectious Diseases,

Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office

8:45–9:30 a.m.Public Health and Ethical Considerations in Planning for Quarantine
Martin Cetron, M.D.,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
9:30–10:15 a.m.Preparing for Pandemic Influenza:
Legal and Ethical Challenges
Lawrence Gostin, J.D.,
Georgetown University School of Law
10:15–10:30 a.m.Discussion
10:30–11:15 a.m.The Role of Modeling in Infectious Disease
Mitigation and Containment
Joshua Epstein, Ph.D., The Brookings Institution
11:15–11:45 a.m.Discussion Panel:
  • Timothy C. Germann, Ph.D.,
    Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • James LeDuc, M.D.,
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Victoria Sutton, J.D., Ph.D.,
    Texas Tech University School of Law
11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Lunch
12:30–1:30 p.m.Luncheon Remarks
Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D.,
President, Institute of Medicine

Session IV. Ethical Issues in Pandemic Planning and Response

Moderator: Stanley M. Lemon, M.D., Chair, Forum on Microbial Threats

1:30–2:15 p.m.Intensive Care Unit Triage During an Influenza
Pandemic: The Need for Specific Clinical Guidelines
Bernard Lo, M.D.,
University of California, San Francisco
2:15–3:00 p.m.Social Justice and Pandemic Planning and Response
Ruth Faden, Ph.D.,
Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins University
3:00–3:45 p.m.Discussion Panel:
  • Steven Bice, Battelle, Atlanta, Georgia
  • D.A. Henderson, M.D., Center for Biosecurity, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Shelley Hearne, D.P.H., Johns Hopkins University
3:45–4:30 p.m.Open Discussion
4:30–4:45 p.m.Closing Remarks/Adjourn
Copyright © 2007, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK54162

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