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TWENTIETH ANNUAL THOMAS A. PITTS LECTURESHIP IN MEDICAL ETHICS
DANGEROUS TO STAY, DANGEROUS TO LEAVE:
ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014

12:30   REGISTRATION

1:00     Welcome
              
Mark Sothmann, PhD, Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost

1:05     Introductory Comments
            Robert Sade, MD, Director, Institute of Human Values in Health Care

Session I: Outcomes of Domestic Violence                                                                                                                                                                                         
            
Moderator: Jerome Kurent, MD, MPH

1:15     Keynote Address: Lethal Outcomes of Domestic Violence — Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, Professor and Anna D. Wolf Chair, Community-Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

2:00     Psychological Outcomes of Domestic Violence on Victims and Children — Alyssa Rheingold, PhD, Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Director, Crime Victims Center, MUSC

2:30     Panel: Campbell, Rheingold

3:00     COFFEE BREAK

Session II:  Domestic Violence as a Crime                                                                                                                                                                                            
            
Moderator: Patricia Warner, MBA

3:30  Domestic Violence Is a Crime — Ellen Steinberg, JD, Magistrate Judge, South Carolina Judicial Department, Charleston, SC

4:00  Domestic Violence is a Social Problem, Not a Criminal Act. --- Cassandra Woosley, JD, Assistant Public Defender, Ninth Circuit Solicitor's Office, Charleston, SC

4:30  Panel: Steinberg and Woosley

5:00  ADJOURN FOR THE DAY

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014

8:00     LATE REGISTRATION

Session III:  Mandatory Reporting of Domestic Violence                                                                                                                                

            Moderator: Walter Limehouse, MD

8:30     Mandatory Reporting of Intimate Partner Violence Saves Lives — Peter Romary, JD, Director of Student Legal Services, East Carolina University, and "Of Counsel" to the law firm of Tanner and Romary, Clayton, North Carolina.

9:00     Mandatory Reporting of Intimate Partner Violence Is Too Dangerous for the Victim — Peggy Goodman, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director, Violence Prevention Services, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

9:30     Panel: Romary and Goodman

10:00   COFFEE BREAK

Session IV:  Solutions                                                                                                                                             
            Moderator: Kathryn Magruder, MPH, PhD

10:30   Intimate Partner Violence: The Role of the Health Professions — Jane Liebschutz, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine and Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health

11:00   The Solution to Domestic Violence: An Integrated Community Response — Pamela Jacobs, JD, Pamela Jacobs Consulting, Former Director, South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

 11:30  Panel: Liebschutz and Jacobs

12:00   LUNCH: TABLE-TALK SESSIONS, INDIVIDUAL FACULTY MEMBER DISCUSSIONS

Session V:  Interactive Faculty and Audience Discussion                                                                                                                              
          
 Moderator: Robert Sade, MD

1:00      Brief comments by Faculty

1:45      Open faculty-audience discussion

3:00      COFFEE BREAK

3:15      Open faculty-audience discussion

4:30      ADJOURN


 
 

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Thomas Antley Pitts, II, M.D. (1893-1991)