PROCEEDINGS OF A WORKSHOP
Rebecca A. English, Catharyn T. Liverman,
Caroline M. Cilio, and Joe Alper, Rapporteurs
Board on Health Sciences Policy
Health and Medicine Division
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PLANNING COMMITTEE FOR A WORKSHOP ON PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED DEATH: SCANNING THE LANDSCAPE AND POTENTIAL APPROACHES1
JAMES CHILDRESS (Chair), University of Virginia
ANTHONY BACK, University of Washington
NANCY BERLINGER, The Hastings Center
LINDA GANZINI, Oregon Health & Science University
SCOTT HALPERN, University of Pennsylvania
BARBARA JONES, The University of Texas at Austin
JOANNE LYNN, Altarum Institute
DAVID MAGNUS, Stanford University
DAVID ORENTLICHER, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
RICHARD PAYNE, Duke University
JAMES TULSKY, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
NEIL WENGER, University of California, Los Angeles
Health and Medicine Division Staff
REBECCA A. ENGLISH, Program Officer
CATHARYN T. LIVERMAN, Senior Program Officer
ANNE CLAIBORNE, Senior Program Officer (until February 2018)
CAROLINE M. CILIO, Senior Program Assistant
DANIEL CESNALIS, Financial Associate
ANDREW M. POPE, Director, Board on Health Sciences Policy
JOE ALPER, Consulting Writer
1 The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s planning committees are solely responsible for organizing the workshop, identifying topics, and choosing speakers. The responsibility for the published Proceedings of a Workshop rests with the rapporteurs and the institution.
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Boxes, Figures, and Tables
|ALS||amyotrophic lateral sclerosis|
|DSM||Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders|
|EOLOA||California’s End of Life Option Act|
|MRI||magnetic resonance imaging|
|ODDA||Oregon Death with Dignity Act|
|OECD||Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development|
|POLST||Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment|
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