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James H Rainwater Conference

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***Workshop Registration begins at 8:15am. The program will begin at 9:00am.

Please join Dr. Lesandrini and Hospice of South Georgia as we discuss ethical dilemas at the end of life, and dive into various obstacles patients, families, and doctors experience in hospitals and hospices around the country. As many healthcare professionals continually face ethical dilemmas regarding end of life planning or discussion, we will explore various cases and avenues in ethics to further advocate for patient's wishes.


Jason Lesandrini is the Ethicist at Grady Health System where his role involves clinical ethics consultation, ethics-based organizational policy analysis, ethics infrastructure development and support and ongoing ethics education and programming. Jason has worked at numerous health institutions across the country including the Veterans Health Administration and St. Johns Mercy in St. Louis, MO. He has served as the ethicist for the Mass Fatality planning commission for the State of Georgia and currently holds a faculty appointment in the Physician’s Assistant program at Mercer University .

Jason is an experienced speaker, having done numerous workshops and presentations across Georgia and the United States on issues of ethics and health ethics both for academic audiences and to health care administrators, providers, patients and the lay public.

Jason's academic background is in health care ethics and philosophy. His doctorate is from St. Louis University. He holds a Master's degree in Philosophy, specializing in Applied Ethics, from Georgia State University. His research interests include decision making for incapacitated patients, ethics at the end-of-life, health care resource allocation, and the work of ethics resources in clinical and organizational ethics. He has published in a variety of peer reviewed journals and written chapters on numerous ethics topics.


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