Student Ethics Project Takes Top Honors at Research Day

Apr. 24,  2013

Every medical student at Emory completes a 5 month Discovery research project during the last 2 years of training. In her research, medical student Stefanie Reiff, worked with Kathy Kinlaw on Ethical Issues in Resuscitation, including a survey of medical students' experience with and knowledge of "running a code." She was one of 8 students in her class who was asked to present at the April 23 Medical Student Research Day at the Emory School of Medicine. Her presentation - Educational, Emotional, and Ethical Implications of Medical Student Participation in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) -won the award for top presentation.

Kathy and Stefanie will be submitting an article on their research, continuing work in the area, and exploring the implications of the research for the curriculum of Schools of Medicine.