What is Jones Rounds?

Designed for Reproductive Endocrinology Fellowship programs, Jones Rounds™ offers a two-part interactive educational program addressing complex issues at the intersection of Reproductive Medicine, Law & Ethics, sponsored by a grant from the Howard & Georgeanna Jones Foundation and developed in conjunction with Georgetown University’s Kennedy Institute of Ethics. The program is adaptable for Ob/Gyn, Family Medicine and other residency programs.

An innovative, unique learning experience in
reproductive medicine, law and ethics

Didactic opportunities designed for REI Fellowship training programs, and adaptable for others, on complex, cutting-edge, inter-disciplinary issues.

GRAND ROUNDS

Grand Rounds lectures focus on the legal and ethical aspects of the ARTs, including 3rd party ART.

DIDACTICS

Innovative, case-based (currently virtual), expert led, 90-minute modules on specific inter-disciplinary topics impacting reproductive medicine.

Jones Rounds is a two-part interactive educational program designed to address complex issues at the intersection of Reproductive Medicine, Law & Ethics. It offers two traditional Grand Rounds lecture on Assisted Reproductive Technology (“ART”) Law and Ethics, which can be paired with content-expert led, selected Didactics modules focused on specific ART topics.

Sponsored by a grant from the Howard & Georgeanna Jones Foundation and developed by PI Susan L. Crockin, JD in conjunction with Georgetown University’s Kennedy Institute of Ethics and Georgetown Law Center’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, this highly interactive program honors the legacy of Howard W. Jones, Jr., MD, a medical pioneer, ethical visionary, and life-long proponent of learning through dialogue.

Jones Rounds was designed specifically for Reproductive Endocrinology Fellowship programs, and offers a unique learning opportunity to explore with legal and ethical experts and faculty leaders, ART’s inter-disciplinary issues and challenges.

Why Jones Rounds?

UNIQUE

Interactive, inter-disciplinary, current topics explored

CURRICULAR REQUIREMENTS

Designed to meet multiple ACGME requirements.

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING

Grand Rounds can be delivered independently of the live 90 minute Didactics Modules. Modules can be scheduled and stacked to meet program needs.

CONTENT EXPERTS

Content experts in law, ethics and psychology provide complete Didactics Modules exploring ART’s legal, ethical and psychosocial issues. Programs need no specific expertise; program leaders have the opportunity to participate at multiple levels.

PARTICIPATION FOR PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Program directors have the opportunity to participate in multiple ways (including as break-out facilitators, commentators, role-play or discussants).

VIRTUAL LEARNING OPTIONS

Through virtual learning platforms, multiple programs can participate together in a Didactics Module and learn from one another independent of physical locations.

About Howard W. Jones, Jr., MD

The highly interactive Jones Rounds program honors the legacy of Howard W. Jones, Jr., MD, a medical pioneer and an ethical visionary, who was a life-long proponent of learning through dialogue.

About Dr. Howard Jones

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