DNR and Ethics in COVID-19 era

DNR and Ethics in COVID-19 era

The webinar on 24th February 2021 focuses DNR and Ethics in COVID-19 era.


Dr Liew Houng Bang is a consultant cardiologist and Head of Clinical Research Centre (CRC) in Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Sabah. He is part of the Malaysian Bioethics Community and co-author the chapter of resuscitation in era of COVID-19.

Panellist for this week:

Dr. Tan Hui Siu has been a full-time clinician for the past 16 years with administrative experience. As a Yayasan Khazanah scholar, she holds a Master of Bioethics from Harvard University. She currently concerts her efforts in establishing clinical ethics support in a public hospital, which involves clinical ethics consultation and inter-professional ethics education. She helped set up the Hospital Ethics Support Service (HESS) and Clinical Ethics Committee (CEC) in Hospital Ampang, which started its operation in July 2020. 

Dr Tan HS is the co-founder of the Malaysian Bioethics Community, of which she led the editorial work for “Bioethics and COVID-19 - Guidance for Clinicians” published in May 2020, hosted several related webinars, and published a few other writings during this period. HS is also a Malaysian Research and Ethics Committee (MREC) member, and her other areas of interest include public health ethics, narrative ethics, neonatal jaundice, and healthcare leadership.

How to join the webinar?

There are 6 ways to watch the webinar live every Wednesday at 3:30 PM (GMT+8). You can join us live using your preferred social media account or one of the options below. Don't forget to use app.sli.do to ask questions. As usual our event code is #hcsmMY

How to get CPD points?

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This is a weekly live webinar jointly organized by Malaysian Society of Infection Control and Infectious Diseases (MyICID) & Institute for Clinical Research (ICR), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Malaysia.