The Conflict between Advance Directives and Organ Donation: A New Problem in End-of-Life Planning

Authors

  • Robert M. Veatch

Abstract

I am pleased to have this opportunity to celebrate the career of Hans-Martin Sass
who has been my colleague at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown
University for over 35 years. He has had a remarkable career simultaneously the
founder of the important German Center for Medical Ethics at Ruhr University in
Bochum, Germany, and Senior Research Fellow at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics,
Georgetown University, in Washington, DC. Reflecting a truly remarkable
international career he has also been on the faculty of Peking Union Medical
College in China and is a former member of the UNESCO International Bioethics
Committee—the group having the strongest claim to legitimately articulating the
bioethics standards for the world...

Published

2015-12-22

Issue

Section

Other contributions Honouring Hans-Martin Sass