Creighton University - Center for Health Policy & Ethics

September 21, 2011

“Scope of Duty to Warn: Health Professionals’ obligations to inform patients about drug effectiveness problems.”

Wednesday, September 21, 3:30-4:30pm
Center for Health Policy & Ethics Conference Room

Discussants: Amy Friedman Wilson, Pharm.D.
Director, Center for Drug Information & Evidence-Based Practice
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Laeth S. Nasir, M.D.
Chair, Creighton University Department of Family Medicine
Henry A. Sakowski, M.D.
UniNet Medical Director
Associate Professor, Division of General Medicine
Department of Medicine

What are the obligations are of primary care providers to do a “recall” on drugs prescribed to their own patients when new research (or FDA guidelines) indicates that the drugs concerned are not as beneficial as previously thought.

Moderator: John R. Stone, MD, PhD, Professor, Center for Health Policy and Ethics