Sports and Ethics

COVID, SPORTS, & ETHICS

Balancing Safety and Sustainability

Noon, Monday, October 12, 2020

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Featuring three NCAA Atlantic Coast Conference athletic directors

10-12-2020 speakers

Moderator: Kenneth W. Goodman, PhD, Director, UM Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy

The COVID-19 pandemic has not diminished interest in intercollegiate – indeed, any – sports. But sporting events are public gatherings, and the virus thrives in them. Moreover, there is some evidence that the virus can cause heart problems in student athletes. Here, three leading Atlantic Coast Conference athletic directors share the challenges they face in keeping players safe and fans engaged during a public health crisis.