The Christian and Muslim Perspectives on Palliative Care Conference - Day 2 AM Session

Thu Feb 28, 2019
The Christian and Muslim Perspectives on Palliative Care Conference held on January 22 and 23, 2019, was jointly organized by the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life and Georgetown University in Qatar with the aim of initiating a multidisciplinary exchange on the issues surrounding the treatment of patients facing life threatening illness and death, with a particular focus on opportunities and barriers to care in the region.Panel 4: Medical Treatment between Necessity and Futility- Baroness Ilora Finlay, Professor of Palliative Medicine, Cardiff University School of Medicine - Dr. Ayman Shabana, Associate Research Professor, Georgetown University in Qatar and Director of the Islamic Bioethics ProjectPanel 5: Interface between Religion and Medicine at End of Human Life- Dr. Mehrunisha Suleman, Post Doctoral Researcher in Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge - Fr. Myles Sheehan, S.J., Assistant to the Provincial for Senior Jesuits of the Maryland and Northeast USA Jesuit Provinces and Associate Faculty, Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics at Georgetown University Medical Center