Edmund Pellegrino

Edmund Pellegrino

Edmund Daniel Pellegrino was an American bioethicist and academic who served as the 11th president of The Catholic University of America from 1978 to 1982. Pellegrino was an expert both in clinical bioethics, and in the field of medicine and the humanities, specifically, the teaching of humanities in medical school, which he helped pioneer). He was the second layman to hold the position of President of Catholic University. Wikipedia*

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Edmund Pellegrino has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Forum as a Director for the Kennedy Institute of the Georgetown University. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1997 with an average of 52 views per program.

Appearances by Title:c. January 7, 1997 - Present Professor, Medical Ethics, Georgetown University Videos: 2

Previously

Director, Kennedy Institute, Georgetown University c. July 22, 1988 - c. January 7, 1997 Videos: 1

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  • Ethics of Managed Care

    Ethics of Managed Care

    Scholars talked about ethics in managed care and the implications of managed care on patients. Following their discussion,…

  • Assisted Suicide Legalization

    Assisted Suicide Legalization

    Participants discussed whether doctor-assisted suicide should be made legal. They examined issues such as a person’s right…

  • Pragmatic Approaches to the Question of AIDS

    Pragmatic Approaches to the Question of AIDS

    In this portion of a risk-management conference, Dr. Pellegrino talked about the legal and medical issues involved with…

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