Dr. Pellegrino to speak on bioethics

Dr. Edmund D. Pellegrino, chair of the President’s Council on Bioethics, will deliver an address titled “The Catholic Church and Bioethics: An Historical Overview” April 26 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland.

The event is sponsored by the Baltimore Guild of the Catholic Medical Association and will begin with an 11 a.m. Mass at the cathedral, followed by Dr. Pellegrino’s talk.

Dr. Pellegrino is professor emeritus of medicine and medical ethics at Georgetown University. He has authored or co-authored 24 books and more than 550 published articles; is founding editor of the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy; a Master of the American College of Physicians; recipient of a number of honorary doctorates; and a recipient of the Benjamin Rush Award from the American Medical Association.

Physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and members of the clergy are especially encouraged to attend.

For more information, visit www.bg-cma.org.

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