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Past Events in the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

 

September 17, 2013
Ethics Grand Rounds
The SUPPORT Study Controversy: Serious ethical breach or much ado about nothing?"
A Panel Discussion with Steve Leuthner, MD, MA, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology & Professor of Bioethics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin; Cindy Morgenweck, MD, MA, Associate Professor of Bioethics & Medical Humanities, Medical College of Wisconsin; Ryan Spellecy, PhD, Associate Professor of Bioethics & Medical Humanities, Medical College of Wisconsin

 

July 9, 2013
Ethics Grand Rounds
"The Kids are All Right: Why Engineering Children Through Genetic Technology is Ethically Justified"
Norman C. Fost, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics and Medical History and Bioethics; Director, Program in Bioethics; University of WI School of Medicine and Public Health

 

June 18, 2013
Ethics Grand Rounds
"Ethics and Live Donor Liver Transplantation: An Evolving Relationship"
David C. Cronin, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery, Division of Transplantation Surgery, Solid Organ Transplantation Joint Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin - Froedtert Health - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - BloodCenter of Wisconsin


June 6, 2013
First Annual Genomics & Ethics Symposium
This symposium explored ethics and clinical issues related to genomic sequencing technologies, such as informed consent for genomic sequencing; disclosure of genomic sequencing results; and the impact of genomic sequencing results on patients, their families and clinicians.


March 26, 2013
Midwest Ethics Committee Network Case Consultation Workshop
In this hands-on workshop, participants developed and practiced effective communication techniques for health care ethics consultations.
 

March 19, 2013
Ethics Grand Rounds
"Advance Directives for Adolescents"
Kelly Curran, MD, MA, Adolescent Medicine Fellow, Instructor of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin


February 19, 2013
Ethics Grand Rounds
“Everyday Ethics: Voices from the Front Lines of Community Psychiatry”
Speaker: Paul Brodwin, PhD, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of WI-Milwaukee; Adjunct Professor, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Institute for Health and Society, MCW


January 22, 2013
Current Topics in Bioethics
Presented by: Various speakers
View flyer (PDF)
 

December 13, 2012
Bioethics & Medical Humanities Seminar - POLST (Physicians' Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment) - The National Experience
Presented by:  Terri Schmidt, MS, MD
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November 20, 2012
Bioethics & Medical Humanities Seminar - Genetics and Family Secrets: Addressing Conflicting Values
Presented by:  Jenny Geurts, MS, CGC
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Struck Speechless in Kenya
(aired Tuesday, October 9, 2012)
Lake Effect essay by Bruce H. Campbell, MD, Professor, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Institute for Health and Society, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Medical College of Wisconsin
Reflections in a Head Mirror


September 27, 2012
7th Annual Medical Humanities Lecture
Presented by: David Watts, MD
View news release  |  View flyer (PDF)


May 23, 2012
Interactive Ethics Case Discussion Program With Analysis by Ethicists
Sponsored by: Midwest Ethics Committee Network (MECN)
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April 17, 2012
Clinical Ethics Case discussion: Timing of a DNR Order
Presented by: Callie Chiroff, BSN
View flyer (PDF)


March 30, 2012
Practical Issues in Clinical Ethics
Sponsored by: Midwest Ethics Committee Network (MECN)
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March 20, 2012
Whole Genome Sequencing & Incidental Findings: Implications for Clinical Care
Presented by: Amy Lemke, MS, PhD & David Dimmock, MD
View flyer (PDF)


February 23, 2012
Empirical Bioethics and Genetics/Genomics
Presented by: Kimberly Strong, PhD, Cancer Institute NSW, Sydney, Australia
View flyer (DOC)


February 13, 2012
Basic Bioethics: Introductory/Refresher Course
 

January 17, 2012
Genetic Testing: A Balancing Act
Presented by: Wendy Peltier, MD, Palliative Care Center Director, Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology & Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin and Angela Thompson, MD, CGC, Cancer Genetics Counselor, Cancer Genetics Screening Program, Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin


 

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