December 9, 2022

Dec. 14 Ethics Grand Rounds: “Ethical Implications of Dobbs v. Jackson: Care in Obstetrics and Beyond”

Ethical Implications of Dobbs v. Jackson:  Care in Obstetrics and Beyond

This panel, sponsored by the VUMC Ethics Committee and the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, will address the ethical challenges in caring for patients in Tennessee after the Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs versus Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

It will be held Wednesday, Dec. 14, at noon in 208 Light Hall, and will also be available via Zoom. A Vanderbilt or VUMC badge will be required to enter 208 Light Hall.


Uchenna E. Anani, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Neonatology

Assistant Program Director, Pediatrics Residency

Elise W. Boos MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Allison McCarthy, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Core Faculty, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, VUMC

Julia C. Morris, JD

Managing Counsel

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Office of Legal Affairs


Ellen Wright Clayton, MD, JD

Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics

Professor of Law

Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society


Zoom Option


Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.