Dr Anna L. Westermair joins Ethics Talk to discuss her article, coauthored with Dr Manuel Trachsel: “Moral Intuitions About Futility as Prompts for Evaluating Goals in Mental Health Care.”
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Anna L. Westermair, MD is a clinical ethicist in the Clinical Ethics Unit at the University Hospital Basel, the University Psychiatric Clinics Basel, the University Geriatric Medicine Felix Platter, and the University Children’s Hospital Basel in Switzerland. She is currently a PhD candidate at the Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Zurich. Board certified in psychosomatic medicine, psychotherapy, psycho-oncology, and palliative care, she studied medicine at the University of Heidelberg and at Paris Descartes University and earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Hagen.
Recorded June 5, 2023.
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