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February 2, 2000 Contact: Sharon Butler (312) 355-2522,
  Timothy Murphy (312) 996-3595,



Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., chief of the department of clinical bioethics in the Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health, will present a talk titled "Can Managed Care Be Ethical?"

Dr. Emanuel, who served on President Clinton's Health Care Task Force and the National Bioethics Advisory Commission, has published widely on advance-care directives, end-of-life care issues, euthanasia, the ethics of managed care and the physician-patient relationship. His articles have appeared in The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, JAMA, The Annals of Internal Medicine and other medical journals.

His highly acclaimed book, "The Ends of Life," received an honorable mention for the Rosenhaupt Memorial Book Award given by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation.


Friday, Feb. 11, 12 noon


University of Illinois Hospital, Room 1135, 1740 W. Taylor St.


The lecture is sponsored by the Section of General Internal Medicine in UIC's College of Medicine, the UIC Department of Medical Education's Davis Lecture Series in Medical Ethics and Medical Jurisprudence, and the UIC Medical Center Ethics Committee.

The lecture is free and open to the public.


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