Ethical and Judicial Affairs Committee

Interprets the principles of medical ethics and investigates general ethical conditions.

Staffed by Melanie Phelps and Ashley Rodriguez

Anthony J. Caprio, MD – Chair
Kenneth L. Burgess, JD – Consultant
Palmer Edwards, MD, DFAPA – Board Liaison
Charles W. Henrichs, III, MD, FACEP, FACOEM
Venkata R. Jonnalagadda, MD, FAPA
Brian S. Kuszyk, MD, FACR
Deborah Love, JD – Consultant
Gerri L. Mattson, MD, MSPH, FAAP
John C. Moskop, PhD – Consultant
Michael E. Norins, MD
Philip M. Rosoff, MD, MA
Catherine Sevier, DrPH, RN, AOCN – Consultant
David Sevier – Consultant
John R. Smith, Jr., MD
Lance K. Stell, PhD  – Consultant
F. Keith Stirewalt IV, PA-C, MDiv, MBA – Consultant
Charlotte Sweeney, MD, FACOG
John G. Wagnitz, MD
Edwards W. Whitesides, MD – Board Liaison
Louise M. Winstanly, LLB, MS – Consultant

Upcoming Meeting Materials

NEXT MEETING: Saturday, November 2, 2019 @ NCMS Office, 222 N Person Street, Raleigh


Aid in Dying in North Carolina (Carbone- NCMJ 2019)

Challenge of New Legislation on Physician-Assisted Death (Ganzini- JAMA Int Med 2016)

Oregon Death with Dignity Act_2018 Data Summary

PAS- Why Neutrality by Organized Medicine is Neither Neutral Nor Appropriate (Sulmasy-2018JGIM )

Professional Organization Positions On Physician-Assisted Suicide

Professional Organizations’ Position Statements on PAS- A Case for Studied Neutrality (Quill- Annals 2003)

June 8, 2019

  1. Agenda

Medical Aid In Dying In Hawaii: Appropriate Safeguards or Unmanageable Obstacles?

NCMB Proposal for review:

See Page 14 for DRAFT Death Certificate Paper

June 23, 2018

  1. Agenda

Documents to be signed and returned

  1. NCMS Conflict of Interest Policy and Disclosure Statement
  2. NCMS Leadership Confidentiality Policy
  3. NCMS Photo Film Release Form
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