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“Brain Death” | A Medicolegal Construct: Scientific & Philosophical Evidence

Day 1

  Opening Prayer Veni Sancte Spiritus
9:05 Welcome
9:10 “Brain Death” is not Death – Philosophical and Scientific Evidence in Brief
Josef Seifert, DDr. Phil. Habil.
9:40 The “Birth” of “Brain Death”
Thomas Zabiega, M.D.
10:30 “Brain Death” is not Death: Clinical Experience
Paul Byrne, M.D.
11:00 Coffee Break
12:00 Apnea Test Procedure versus Aggressive Therapy for Alleged “Brain Dead” Patients
Cicero Coimbra, M.D., Ph.D.
13:00 Lunch Break
14:30 “Non-Heart-Beating” Donors, an Alternative to “Brain-Dead” Donors?
Doyen Nguyen, OP, Dr. Med. Hematol., Dr. Moral Theol.
15:30 Consent Policy and “Brain Death”
Paul Byrne, M.D
16:30 Coffee Break
17:00 General Discussion
18:00 End of Day 1. Dinner to Follow (TBA)
 Closing Prayer Salve Regina

Day 2

  Opening Prayer Veni Sancte Spiritus
9:05 Substance and Organism as a Whole – Sed Contra to Moschella’s pro-“Brain Death” Rationale
Doyen Nguyen, OP, Dr. Med. Hematol., Dr. Moral Theol.
10:30 Critique of the “Brain Death” Concept in the Writings of Robert Spaemann and Wolfgang Waldstein
Fr. Edmund Waldstein, O.Cist., Mag. Theol.
11:30 Coffee Break
12:00 Fundamental Philosophical Errors and Unthomistic Character of Lee and Grisez’s pro-“Brain Death” Rationale
Josef Seifert, DDr. Phil. Habil.
13:00 Lunch Break
14:30 Insights into Integration: What Makes an Organism a Whole?
D. Alan Shewmon, M.D. (Live Video Presentation)
15:30 Did John Paul II Approve “Brain Death”?
Doyen Nguyen, OP, Dr. Med. Hematol., Dr. Moral Theol.

16:30 Coffee Break
17:00 General Discussion
18:00 Truth, the Foundation of a Culture of Life
Bishop Athanasius Schneider (Live Video Presentation)
18:30 Concluding Remarks – Announcing the Theme of JAHLF 2020 Conference
Josef Seifert, DDr. Phil. Habil
18:45 End of Day 2. Banquet to Follow (TBA)
 Closing Prayer Salve Regina

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